Call Us Today: 866-838-7900

Supply Chain Networks to Improve Logistics

The transportation industry is ever-evolving but dealing with a great amount of concerns; a shortage of truck drivers, capacity crunches, supply chain talent shortfalls, and slim customer service levels. In today’s global, highly competitive market, manual transactions are inefficient and reactive, which result in loss of profit and business. TDS has created a digital database…

Read More

10 Tips for Driving Safely in the Fog

Have you ever been driving along and seen dense fog set in? You may feel a sense of anxiety about the unfavorable conditions or maybe you are comfortable as you have driven in them many times before. However, fog can be very dangerous and has been the culprit in many large accidents in the past.…

Read More

How to Keep Relationships Strong While on the Road

Are you out on the road, missing your loved ones back home? Do you feel an intimacy distance growing as much as the physical distance? Driving for a living presents some challenges as it demands so much of your time away from home. However, it is possible to maintain your relationships with some effort and…

Read More

What You Need to Know About Hauling Dangerous Goods

As a truck driver, there may be times where you will be called on to haul dangerous goods. It’s important to know what these hazardous materials are, and what hauling them entails. What are Hazardous Materials? Any substance or material that is deemed to pose an inordinately large threat to people and the environment is…

Read More

New Regulations to Reduce Pollution and Improve Fuel Efficiency-Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Efficiency Standards Get Finalized for Medium and Heavy-Duty Vehicles

The trucking industry happens to be one of the largest producers of greenhouse gases, and one of the largest consumers of oil. In protecting the environment, the government will apply efficiency standards that have the dual effect of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and limiting the use of oil. Recently, new Phase 2 standards were released…

Read More

What You Need to Know About the URS

The businesses and people that work in the trucking and transport industry are subject to a number of different regulations. As these regulations and processes change, it is important to stay current, and to make sure that you are compliant. One of the big changes that has happened recently is the introduction of the URS.…

Read More

Can You Remember Everything on Your Pre-trip Inspection List?

Are you forgetting something in your pre-trip safety check? Whether you’re transporting computers to Boston or lumber to Boise, safety remains the number one rule of the road, regardless of where you’re going or what you’re hauling. A pre-trip inspection—to be conducted just before you depart the parking space—is critical to ensuring you and your…

Read More

Hands-free technology isn’t risk free, studies find

Not all distractions are created equal; but all can increase the risk of danger on the road. Though most drivers are aware of the implications of risky behaviors like texting while driving, some may be misguided by the widespread misconception that hands-free devices are a safe alternative. Often, technologies like Bluetooth and voice-activated texting software…

Read More