Truck Drivers: Heroes on the Front Lines of the Fight Against COVID-19

March 30th, 2020 / 0 Comments / by

Is your local grocery store out of toilet paper? You can blame your neighbors for hoarding it, not the supply chain for running low. Production facilities around America are still churning out product, and America’s truck drivers are driving full-time (and then some) to deliver the essentials from coast to coast … potentially risking their […]

Monitoring the Effects of Coronavirus on Transportation and Logistics

March 13th, 2020 / 0 Comments / by

To be honest, we’ve been meaning to write and publish this article for more than a week now. But with every passing day, we thought maybe the time wasn’t yet right. There was so much information still flowing in, so much news to analyze. How COVID-19 is affecting individuals, society and the economy changes hour […]

Trucking Outlook 2020: Trade Deals, Tariffs and Tech (Oh, My!)

January 30th, 2020 / 0 Comments / by

At this point, making predictions for the trucking market feels almost like playing roulette. In an industry that’s widely understood to be quickly cyclical and dependent on quite literally dozens of factors, it’s almost anyone’s guess how the market will fare even a few months from now. 2018 will be remembered for having two of […]

It’s now tougher for truckers to get the all-clear, thanks to the Clearinghouse.

January 28th, 2020 / 0 Comments / by

“We have a huge drug abuse problem in the trucking industry, and should actually purge an estimated 300,000 commercial drivers to clean it up,” says Lane Kidd, Managing Director of the Trucking Alliance. “No wonder truck accidents are on the rise.” Sobering estimate, huh?  Enter the US DOT Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Earlier this month, […]

Four Ways “the Amazon Effect” Changed Holiday Shopping and Year-Round Shipping

November 26th, 2019 / 0 Comments / by

It wasn’t too long ago that shopping online seemed somehow untrustworthy … like the most likely outcome of an online purchase was a compromised credit card number and eventual delivery of a laughably sub-par product. Then along came Amazon. It went from used book reseller to retail giant with a monopoly over most everything we […]

Have You Thanked A Truck Driver Today?

September 12th, 2019 / 0 Comments / by

We have – It’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week! The Agforce team appreciates its truck drivers more than we can express every week, but we love having the opportunity to thank them officially and publicly once a year. This year, we’re visiting some of our local carriers bearing gifts as a thanks for everything they […]