Transportation: Industry News and Trends for Frequent Travellers
Hello and welcome to my blog. My name is Laura, and I decided to start this blog to address some of the questions and concerns I often hear friends voice about the shipping and transportation industry. Currently, I run my own business, and I ship goods all over the world. Prior to starting my own business, I worked in multiple shipping-and-receiving departments for retail stores. Through both of those experiences, I have had to work with multiple shippers, transporting different goods and using different strategies. This blog takes everything I have learned over the years, discusses it and looks at it in light of new advances in the shipping and transportation industry. I hope you enjoy reading!
If your job requires you to drive heavy haulage vehicles, here are some tips that could help to keep you and those who come into contact with your vehicle safe.
Periodically check that the handbrake alarm is working
When using this mode of transportation on a regular basis, it is vital to periodically check that the handbrake alarm (i.e. the alarm that sounds when the handbrake has not been properly engaged after the vehicle has been parked or when the door of the vehicle's cab has been opened) is in good working order. [Read More]