Haulage Companies and Never-Never Land

One of the things that you just have to admit is that haulage companies tend to look on the bright side of life. Sometimes though, this optimism may lead to accusations of living in a mythical but Utopian never-never land.

Haulage Companies and Their Heroes

All haulage companies like to think that they have personnel that can, on occasion, rise above the call of duty and perform over and above expectations. Here are a few general types that you might find familiar from your own experience.

Useful Language Tips for International Haulage Companies

Working for haulage companies that are regularly dealing with overseas trips can be exciting and rewarding for both those in the office and those in the cabs. Unfortunately, however, the language barrier can still rear its ugly head from time to time even though English is now widely spoken, as a business or second language, across much of the world. Many haulage companies have enlightened policies relating to encouraging their personnel to learn a few key phrases in some of the major languages around Europe. Great as this idea is, it may need to be rather more targeted to be useful. The problem is that many basic language courses just don’t teach you anything that is going to be useful for international relations in the haulage industry. So, walking into that local garage in France when you have broken down and saying “my sister and her friend are both horse riders ” might get you a few “ah oui?” smiles but it is unlikely to get you very far along the road towards getting your vehicle fixed.

Retractable Tonneau Cover – What You Must Know Before Buying Them

If you own a truck then it only makes sense to want to protect your investment and keep it safe from harm. You carry a lot of stuff around in the bed and you want to make sure that it and everything that it is holding is kept safe from harm or theft. You paid a pretty penny for your car so it only makes sense to keep it in as good of condition as possible for as long as possible. The best way to do this is with tonneau covers and…

Are There New Opportunities in Commercial Truck/Trailer Repair?

There is a new record for used commercial vehicles registered in the first half of 2010 according to the R. L. Polk Co. See if this increase is an opportunity for those who are mechanics, used truck salesmen, and parts suppliers.

Haulage Companies and Computers – Good, Bad or Ugly?

There was time when the only thing haulage companies needed, apart from a few vehicles and a palette truck or two, were a couple of telephones and a few basic desks and chairs. If you were really technologically advanced, you may also have had a photocopier, a telecopier (the original name for a fax) and maybe a telex machine. That, of course, has all changed and haulage companies have been as much affected by the technological revolution as everyone else.

Your Commercial Trailer Brakes Reviewed

What do you look for in a commercial vehicle trailer repair shop? Low rates? Honest, fast service? Local repairs for your highway unit? Whether you live in Winnipeg or if it’s just a stop along your long or short haul run there are some great reasons to have your heavy truck and trailer serviced right here. Trailer brakes seem to be one of the most neglected safety sensitive parts on an entire 18 wheeler.

Used 4×4 Trucks for Sale – 3 Thoughts on the Market for New and Pre-Owned Vehicles

I’ve been looking for used 4×4 trucks for sale and it would seem to me we ought to be nearing the time of year when more used 4×4 trucks for sale would come on the market. The market for four wheel drive vehicles tends to ebb toward the end of the winter season and for people like me the end of the winter season can’t seem to come soon enough. Here are a couple of thoughts I had about the pre-owned truck market.

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