Research Highlights Vulnerabilities in ELD Cybersecurity
Liquid Trucking Blog
by DMadmin
3d ago
Systems engineering graduate student Jake Jepson performs research on ELD cybersecurity. Source: Colorado State University Systems Engineering Department Previously, theft committed upon trucking companies primarily involved physical acts, such as siphoning fuel from parked trucks or stealing cargo while drivers took breaks. However, as technology has advanced, the methods of attacking trucking companies have shifted towards digital means. Cyberattacks on trucking companies now encompass various techniques, including phishing, smishing, ransomware, social engineering, and compromised busines ..read more
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Traveling Safely Through Work Zones
Liquid Trucking Blog
by DMadmin
3d ago
Traveling safely, slowly, and attentively through work zones is critically important, particularly as a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) driver. Narrow lanes, sudden stops, traffic pattern shifts, and uneven road surfaces present unique challenges in these areas for large trucks and buses. In fact, large trucks are overrepresented in fatal work zone crashes. Do your part to stay safe with tips from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Our Roads, Our Safety campaign. Research Your Route Before setting out on the road, research your route. When possible, avoid work zones and ..read more
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Meet Jesse Keebler
Liquid Trucking Blog
by LTadmin
3d ago
If you haven’t had the chance to meet Jesse Keebler, chances are good you will very soon. Jesse joins the Liquid Trucking family as the Environmental Health & Safety Director, which is a new role for the company. Jesse will be focused on managing company safety and health programs, state and national compliance, OSHA, worker compensation and more. “Safety has been managed internally up until now. I’m excited to take a more focused approach.” That approach will include starting at ground zero and building a program that fits our industry. This starts with internal audits and new training ..read more
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A Bittersweet $87,805 Medical Billing Victory
Liquid Trucking Blog
by LTadmin
1M ago
This month, we wanted to do something a bit different and share an article that addresses a serious issue we all face, healthcare billing. It is so important to be diligent and detailed with your healthcare bills and never be afraid to ask questions. Pay attention or you could pay too much. You’ve gotta celebrate your medical billing victories. And today, we have a huge victory to celebrate! The generosity of this newsletter’s subscribers helped a family save almost $88,000. That’s huge! But sometimes the size of the win underscores the way our health care system preys on vulnerable patients ..read more
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Trucking in 2023: An Alarming Trend
Liquid Trucking Blog
by LTadmin
2M ago
According to CarrierOK’s data analysis, an alarming number of trucking companies shuttered their operations in 2023, totaling nearly 88,000 closures, alongside 8,000 freight brokerages. The company arrived at this figure by scrutinizing MC# revocations, reinstatements, and grants spanning the past twenty-five years, though accurately quantifying closures remains challenging. Illustrating a stark decline, CarrierOK’s chart depicts a substantial net loss of carriers from 2022 to 2023, a trend unparalleled in the past quarter-century. These statistics make us even more appreciative of the strong ..read more
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Get to know Darian Matteo
Liquid Trucking Blog
by LTadmin
3M ago
Darian Matteo has loved airplanes for as long as he can remember.  With a military family and lots of childhood visits to both military bases and museums he just knew he had to fly.  But it was a surprise to find himself being a professional pilot for a company that is known for ground transportation.   Darian grew up in the Plattsmouth area and received his training at Revv Aviation in Council Bluffs.  He was very familiar with Liquid Trucking so he decided to reach out to the owner, Roger Schmidt, and the rest is history.   Why doe ..read more
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Get to know Cole Brown
Liquid Trucking Blog
by LTadmin
4M ago
“Back in October of 2018, Dave Blotzer hired me as a regional truck driver. I hadn’t done much trucking at that point, maybe a year or so just working in between Omaha and Davenport, IA running around in a day cab truck. Liquid Trucking decided to take a chance on me, and I was brought on. Truck driving was never really something I had planned to do in my life, but it came to me out of the blue and I ended up falling in love with it. After a little over a year on the road with these guys, I had some struggles in my personal life and needed to come off the road and find something that allowed m ..read more
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New Liquid Trucking Fitness Center
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by LTadmin
5M ago
We are excited to bring a workout space right to your place of work at Liquid Trucking. You can find the new fitness center upstairs in the new Admin building. There are common barriers to exercise: physical health, boredom, motivation, willpower, lack of confidence in knowing what to do, time and convenience. We know taking the time to drive to a gym before or after work or on your lunch break is both time-consuming and inconvenient. We hope you will take advantage of having this gym at your disposal. Not only do we encourage it, we are happy to help you with any barriers and limitat ..read more
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Protected: Winter Weather Safety & Tips
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by LTadmin
5M ago
Password Protected To view this protected post, enter the password below: Password: Submit The post Protected: Winter Weather Safety & Tips appeared first on Liquid Trucking ..read more
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Veteran’s Are Driving America
Liquid Trucking Blog
by LTadmin
5M ago
In the United States today, our nation is home to more than 18 million veterans, and an astonishing 25% of them have found their calling as truck drivers. That’s 1 in 4 veterans!  With the current surge in demand for truck drivers across the country, a new opportunity beckons for U.S. military veterans to embark on careers as professional drivers. This transition offers a wealth of advantages, both for veterans and the trucking companies that enlist them. Trucking firms are going the extra mile to entice veterans into their ranks, offering competitive salaries and enticing perks. Beyond t ..read more
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