Fleet managers: How to be a successful manager

“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way.” -John C. Maxwell!  There are thousands of research studies, case studies and books out there on how to be an effective leader and manager. As a fleet manager, this all…

Reasons for Veterans to consider a trucking career!

First and foremost, we at Transwood want to give a big thank to you all the Veterans out there! We truly appreciate your service. Now Veterans, what’s next? If you haven’t thought about your next career path, a truck driver would be a great…
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Tips for trucking during the holidays

The holidays bring the busiest time of year for truck drivers. Whether you realize it or not, the hard work and dedication from those who are in the trucking industry is what makes the season possible. From family dinners and home decorations…
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Truck Stop Tips: Finding the Healthiest Snack in a Vending Machine

It can be tempting to indulge in these items, but there are a few healthy snacks for truck drivers that you should know about.
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Eco-friendly truck driving

Making a few small changes can make a big impact on the environment. Here are some ideas.
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Bad weather trucking

It is vital that truckers are aware of the conditions of the road and how to best navigate each condition to keep themselves and other drivers around them safe. 
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Misconceptions about the trucking industry

Trucking isn’t an easy job and it becomes more difficult when some individuals have a false perception about the industry. There are a few misconceptions about the trucking industry that aren’t true and we are here to set the record straight for those who work hard to keep the economy moving.
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What would the world look like without truck drivers?

Whether you realize it or not, the trucking industry impacts our lives on a daily basis and, without them, our lives would look drastically different.
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How nutrition impacts safe driving

The foods you choose to put in your body can impact many areas of your life - including road safety.
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Tips for surviving your first year as a truck driver

Starting a new career is nerve racking regardless of which industry you are in. Although it will be challenging, knowing what to expect can help you get through your first year as a trucker.