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  • [Updated] What does AB5 mean for the trucking industry?

    [Updated] What does AB5 mean for the trucking industry?

    Assembly Bill 5 or AB5 does not just apply to Uber and Lyft drivers. This new law also drastically impacts the way the trucking industry in California.

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  • State of Trucking 2022 Webinar: An Industry at its Crossroads42:38

    State of Trucking 2022 Webinar: An Industry at its Crossroads

    As much as we’d hoped the pandemic would be in the rearview mirror by now, it has continued to take its toll on the world and on trucking this year. The trucking industry seems to be at a critical cro

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  • Centerline Drivers among TrueBlue's PeopleManagement Companies to Win Energage Culture Excellence awards

    Centerline Drivers among TrueBlue's PeopleManagement Companies to Win Energage Culture Excellence awards

    Centerline Drivers, part of TrueBlue’s PeopleManagement division, and an Energage Top Workplaces winner, won three Energage Culture Excellence Awards: Leadership; Innovation; and Purpose & Values

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  • Last mile logistics: What it is and how you can master it

    Last mile logistics: What it is and how you can master it

    Last mile logistics is a supply chain management term that refers to the last leg of a product’s physical journey from a warehouse, distribution center, or transportation hub to the end customer

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  • Drivers: Are you regularly testing your eyesight?

    Drivers: Are you regularly testing your eyesight?

    Part of being a responsible driver is making sure your truck is safe for the road. But one responsibility you may not be thinking about as a person who drives for a living is your eyesight.

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  • Congratulations to our Q1 Safety Recognition Program winners!

    Congratulations to our Q1 Safety Recognition Program winners!

    Our quarter 1 winners are here! They were nominated and recognized this quarter for outstanding safety practices and paid a bonus reward.

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  • 7 benefits of being a local route truck driver vs. doing long hauls

    7 benefits of being a local route truck driver vs. doing long hauls

    As a drive you have the option of being a local route truck driver or a long haul one. If you’re not sure which option is best for you, here are seven benefits of staying local.

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  • Centerline’s Mobile Driver Service Helps Homeless Truck Driver Get Back on His Feet

    Centerline’s Mobile Driver Service Helps Homeless Truck Driver Get Back on His Feet

    When Diante Epps joined Centerline Drivers in February as a local truck driver, he didn't know it was about to change his life when he decided to start with Centerline's Mobile Driver Service.

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  • Ways to help your drivers become more fuel efficient

    Ways to help your drivers become more fuel efficient

    Working with your truck drivers to help them become more fuel-efficient can reduce your costs at the pump. Here are a few tips to make each gallon of gas they put in their tanks go just a bit further.

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  • State of Trucking 2022: An industry at a critical crossroads [Guide]

    State of Trucking 2022: An industry at a critical crossroads [Guide]

    Drivers are in the literal and figurative driver’s seat to push the industry—but are employers ready to change? The results of our State of Trucking 2022 are in and its shown an industry on the brink.

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  • [Video] Cleared2Drive: Your Driver Compliance Solution1:24

    [Video] Cleared2Drive: Your Driver Compliance Solution

    Can’t find the time to manage your end-to-end compliance process? Cleared2Drive has your back. Your driver compliance process can be complex, time consuming and expensive. It doesn’t have to be th

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  • Tired of a small hiring pool? Here’s how to get more people interested in driving truck

    Tired of a small hiring pool? Here’s how to get more people interested in driving truck

    If you’re responsible for finding and hiring people for truck driver positions, it can be frustrating to have minimal options. Here are a few things you can do to raise their interest level.

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  • Best audiobooks to fill your driving time

    Best audiobooks to fill your driving time

    Audiobooks help pass the time as a truck driver by providing the opportunity to become engrossed in a great story. Here are the top audiobooks to listen to while driving.

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  • State of Trucking 2022: Top 5 takeaways [Infographic]

    State of Trucking 2022: Top 5 takeaways [Infographic]

    Our annual State of Trucking 2022 surveyed drivers and transportation employers to see where the industry stands at this critical juncture. Here are the top 5 takeaways.

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  • The top 3 headaches from managing your own driver compliance process

    The top 3 headaches from managing your own driver compliance process

    Truck driving compliance has always been a challenge in the transportation industry. Here are 3 big challenges that come from trying to manage your own compliance process.

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  • Save gas and stay safe on the road with tips from Centerline Drivers

    Save gas and stay safe on the road with tips from Centerline Drivers

    With spring rolling in and road trips on the horizon, how can consumers and professional drivers alike save money at the pump and stay safe on the roads? Read these safety and cost saving tips

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  • Centerline Drivers’ Respect the Drive Wins Silver MUSE Creative Award

    Centerline Drivers’ Respect the Drive Wins Silver MUSE Creative Award

    Centerline Drivers launched Respect the Drive to honor the amazing work these road heroes do each day and attract drivers to the industry. Truck drivers, are the unsung heroes of our daily lives.

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  • Cleared2Drive solution helps company achieve full compliance and rapid growth [Case Study]

    Cleared2Drive solution helps company achieve full compliance and rapid growth [Case Study]

    5F was growing rapidly but lacked the in-house staff to fully support a compliance team. The Centerline team and our Cleared2Drive program was brought on to help with the compliance program.

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  • How COVID-19 has impacted the trucking industry long-term

    How COVID-19 has impacted the trucking industry long-term

    The pandemic has taken a toll on many industries, though it seems to have hit trucking extra hard. Here are a few projections about what the long-term effects of COVID might be on trucking companies.

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  • How can you show your drivers appreciation?

    How can you show your drivers appreciation?

    Driving truck can be a rewarding career, but it also has its challenges. if you’re looking for ways to tell your drivers that you appreciate them, here are a few options.

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  • Centerline Drivers Names Patricia Burns Driver of the Year

    Centerline Drivers Names Patricia Burns Driver of the Year

    Patty Burns is the Respect the Drive truck driver of the year. Respect the Drive celebrates the incredible work truck drivers do every day and honors their place as essential supply chain workers.

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