Fuel for Thought

  • Highway
    What To Drive ?
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Feb 3rd 2017 9:49PM
    Vans have the lowest threshold for qualifying to enter into the world of expediting. It seems that almost daily there is someone on ExpeditersOnline.com forums asking about carriers willing to take on another van.
  • Lagniappe
    Good Is Not Good Enough
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Jan 25th 2017 7:19AM
    One of the best ways to help insure your success is to always give your best. It really doesn’t matter what the task is, if you accept the responsibility of the task, give it all you have to offer. No one ever asks for someone to do a job halfway. Whether you like the job or not, if you accept it, it is up to you to give 110% of your ability to get the job done.
  • Pre-trip done and ready to roll
    Prevent, Prepare, Pre-Trip
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Jan 19th 2017 7:04PM
    Pre-trip inspections are not just a requirement for commercial vehicles, it is a good thing to do for all vehicles. While many drivers may gloss over some of the finer points during a pre-trip inspection, proper pre- trip inspections can make or save you money.
  • Shining Like A New Dime Or Just Old Dirty Money
    Shining Like A New Dime or Just As Dirty As Old Money?
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Jan 9th 2017 3:50PM
    For years antibacterial soaps has been available and widely used. Recently the FDA has banned 19 ingredients commonly found in antibacterial soaps.
  • The future's so bright
    The Future's So Bright, I Gotta.... Close The Curtains.
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Jan 4th 2017 10:13PM
    Sleeping in a truck while it goes down the road can be difficult for some team drivers. The stops and starts, inclines and declines, potholes and noisy traffic or just daylight seeping into the bunk area can take some getting used to.
  • Happy New Year
    Resolutions
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Dec 30th 2016 12:20AM
    As 2016 comes to a close, many people plan their resolutions for 2017.

    2016 was most likely met with resolutions and was filled with its own set of challenges. Some of which are still to be decided.
  • Snow Laden Trees
    Clearances
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Dec 23rd 2016 11:20AM
    While this time of year has many people thinking of gifts, tinsel, garland and Christmas trees, don’t forget about other trees.
  • Small, Dark & Muddy
    I Paid For This ?
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Dec 13th 2016 6:15AM
    How fortunate I was to found a small, muddy, dark and pothole riddled parking lot that I could voluntarily pay for, for the night. Voluntarily? Happily? Pay for parking? YES!
  • Christmas Courtesy
    Christmas Courtesy
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Dec 6th 2016 7:51AM
    It is that time of the year that many people look forward to all year long. As we are in the midst of the Christmas Season, and with all the added stress it can bring with it, don’t lose your business focus.
  • Listen Up !
    Do You Listen?
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Nov 29th 2016 10:02PM
    Do you listen? Or just hear?

    New drivers often seek advice from older, seasoned drivers. Most of the experienced drivers I know are always willing to help a driver that is starting out.