August 2014 Newsletter

by Austin Haskew on August 11, 2014

I’m sure you’ve figured it out by now, but it’s that time again– we have another newsletter!  We hope you’ve all had a great month on the road.

We’re ready to head to Dallas for this year’s GATS.  We hope to see many of you there, so be sure to stop by our booth #25008.

If you won’t be at GATS (or even if you will), leave some comments.  We enjoy reading them each month.

Hope to see you soon and enjoy this month’s newsletter!

Tell Me About It… Blogging Provides Positive Outlet For Truckers

by Tom Kelley August 11, 2014

Lately we’ve covered a lot of tech about trucks and on trucks, but this month we’re going back to one of the ways you can use modern technology “in” your truck for fun and recreation. It’s likely rare that a day goes by that once long-haul truckers finally get a chance to sit down and […]

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Unusual Hobbies That Can Go OTR

by Terri Jenkins-Brady August 11, 2014

Many travelers still buy or send postcards to the folks back home – but did you know there’s a group online at  http://www.postcrossing.com/ with nearly half a million members who send postcards around the world? The Postcrossing goal is to use snail mail to connect people throughout the world by sending postcards. You may not […]

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B.A. and Drone Wars Part I

by T-Dawg McCall August 11, 2014

T-Dawg here, watching life and truckers from the third stool by the door at Mamie’s Gas-Up Café. I was just finishing Mamie’s Parisian Cheese Soufflé, which she makes extra light; so full of air that you have to hold it down with one hand or it floats off the plate, when my friend B.A. Grouseman […]

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Safety Pointers

by Terri Jenkins-Brady August 11, 2014

One of the more usual forms of ‘goodbye’ between truckers is “Stay safe.” So here are some ideas for helping you to do just that. Don’t go on ‘automatic pilot,’ even when all you’re doing is washing the windshield at a fuel island. Be aware of your surroundings and listen to what’s going on as […]

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Truck Manager – Driver

by Timothy Brady August 11, 2014

Do you, as a truck driver, have a Customer Services Action Plan? A what? What’s a Customer Service Action Plan? It’s a series of activities which takes place consistently with every customer throughout the course of a load. You may ask, as a truck driver, company or lease, “What does this have to do with […]

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