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Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Mighty Morphin Pirate Ship

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Mighty Morphin Pirate Ship

Episode 1: Jenn kicked off a powerful episode by giving the winning bid to transport two Power Ranger replicas from LA to New Orleans for a child’s birthday party. Although she didn’t fulfill her fantasy of meeting Roseann in LA, she did meet the bad traffic. These replicas were pretty…Read more

Technology in Trucking: How Simulators Will Save Your Bottom Line

Technology in Trucking: How Simulators Will Save Your Bottom Line

Technology in trucking has taken the industry by storm. New digital and mobile innovations have made their way into the transportation market and inside cabs across the country, including applications and even the concept of driverless technology. However, another piece of technology has emerged, and it exists outside of four-lane…Read more

Look up! Drones and the Future of Transporting Goods

Look up! Drones and the Future of Transporting Goods

Last March, CBS’s flagship news program “60 Minutes” reported that Amazon was testing a pilot program that would deliver products to customers’ doorsteps within an hour of being ordered. Sound ludicrous? CEO Jeff Bezos is already toying around with the idea, and per CBS’s report, the ambitious plan could be…Read more

Shipping Wars Recap: “Speed” Kills

Shipping Wars Recap: “Speed” Kills

Season 7 of Shipping Wars continues with a boatload of crazy. First up, Jarrett may have met his match. Episode 3 Recap: Jarrett finds a load that seems like easy money, but quickly finds himself in a competitive bidding battle. The “shipment,” traveling from Moscow, Idaho, to Los Angeles, was…Read more

The Sharing Economy: A Growing Trend, Especially in Transportation

The Sharing Economy: A Growing Trend, Especially in Transportation

Like it or not, we are all becoming members of the sharing economy. Its own ecosystem of goods and services performed from peer-to-peer, the sharing economy is a major part of our daily lives. A growing number of new-business ventures are creating digital marketplaces to help people connect with each other- typically…Read more

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Bit(of)Coin & Butterfly Effect

Shipping Wars Episode Recap: Bit(of)Coin & Butterfly Effect

Dusty proved he’s a force to be reckoned with, taking Episode 2’s first load, a traveling live exhibit of 250 butterflies, a tent, plants and tables — traveling 200 miles from Melrose, Fla., to Albany, Ga. over a single day. He won the shipment for $1750, underbidding Jennifer’s $1799. At…Read more

Season 7 Premiere Recap: Stone Cold Decoys

Season 7 Premiere Recap: Stone Cold Decoys

Season 7 of Shipping Wars opened with several unanswered questions:  Was Jennifer aka Texas Cowgirl ready for prime time?  Was Dusty rusty after a shipping hiatus?  And doesn’t expecting the unexpected make the unexpected the expected?  We’re not sure about that last one, but we got answers to the first…Read more

Freighters Gonna Freight: Shipping Wars Season Premiere Tonight!

Freighters Gonna Freight: Shipping Wars Season Premiere Tonight!

Board up the windows. Stock up on supplies. Put away the fine china. Ship is about to hit the fan. That’s right, Shipping Wars is back! Check out the season premiere on Tuesday night, November 18 at 10/9c on A&E with back to back episodes. If you haven’t caught previous…Read more

Truck Drivers, Stay in Your Seats: Driverless Trucks Have an Uphill Battle

Truck Drivers, Stay in Your Seats: Driverless Trucks Have an Uphill Battle

According to a new study released by transportation business software consultants Software Advice, two-thirds of respondents said they would feel less safe sharing the road with driverless semi-trucks, with 54 percent showing no change in sentiment even if it meant cheaper consumer products or reduced carbon emissions. Women were also…Read more

The 10 Best Highway Restaurants in America

The 10 Best Highway Restaurants in America

Whether you’re hauling a load from coast to coast or simply making a regional delivery, proper nourishment is a necessity on the road. Regardless of the circumstance, an empty stomach deserves high-quality eats. In no particular order, here are 10 of the best highway eateries the country has to offer:…Read more