RFX Blog | Archive for July, 2012

More Trucking Jobs Shifting Locally

July 31st, 2012

Image Source: Flickr/ didbygraham In these times of recession, it’s encouraging to know that there are still areas in the job market that are actively hiring despite the current state of the economy. Truck driving positions are one such area because no matter how high the unemployment rate is, all businesses still need to be stocked […]

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5 Tips on How to Be a Great Independent Contractor Trucker

July 20th, 2012

Image Source: Flickr/dave_7 Self-employment in the trucking industry can be highly lucrative, whether you’re a long-haul truck driver, regional, truck load or LTL. Before you head to the highways, you need to be prepared. The following list contains key independent contractor trucking tips that will help you become a successful self-employed truck driver. #1: Assess Your […]

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More Truck Stops Aim at Reducing Truck Idling

July 16th, 2012

Engine idling has long been a bane for the trucking industry because it seriously undercuts fuel economy. Thankfully, electrification sites are spreading throughout the central and southern regions of the U.S., allowing truckers to cut their gas-guzzling engines during rest stops. Truck Stop Electrification 4 new sites have recently been added to the national network […]

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Trucking Industry Continues to Grow with an 8.2% Increase and 2,000 New Jobs

July 10th, 2012

The Department of Labor’s monthly report for the month of June has been released, and the good news is that the trucking industry is continuing to grow. According to the newly released report, the national unemployment rate for the United States held steady at 8.2%. The trucking industry, meanwhile, enjoyed some improvement with the addition […]

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5 Ways Independent Contractors Can Find Consistent Trucking Jobs

July 9th, 2012

Independent Contractors must constantly be on the lookout for work if they intend to earn a good living. Fortunately, there are a number of avenues to help these drivers find work on a consistent basis. Recruitment Companies Recruiters like Careers In Gear and 1099 Trucker run websites dedicated to helping truckers find work.  These websites regularly […]

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