Monthly Archives: November 2012


Its been great weather in the midwest! Safe driving conditions and on time deliveries are what trucking companies hope for, and late November temps of 50 degrees are perfect! Did you know that for every 10 psi your tires are underinflated fuel mpg drops 1 percent?  Also adjusting your 5th wheel to narrow the trailer gap to 30 inches is optimal. For every 10 inch increase, […]

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Thanksgiving Week

Turkey, football, friends and family (and a few naps) are what most people enjoy on Thanksgiving. It is also one of the top two travelling days of the year. So be careful, you never know how safe the other drivers are. U.S. Freight would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving!

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This has been a nice week for fuel. A drop of 8.6 cents ahead of Hurricane Sandy is nice, but prices are still higher than last year at this time. With oil still sliding maybe it will continue lower. Fleet Maintenance is important in any fleet. Safety and Productivity are the direct result of a well maintained program. Take any extra time you have to go over your equipment a […]

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