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Catch up on all the latest transportation and logistics news from Skyway Brokerage and MDS Trucking.

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Posted on 08/02/2021

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Things to Look for in CDL Training Programs

A few pieces of advice on how to choose the best CDL training program

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Posted on 04/19/2021

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Stay Safe on the Road - Trucking Safety Tips

Road safety is number one priority!

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Posted on 02/25/2021

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How to Become a Truck Driver?

If you're eager to join the trucking industry and find out how to become a career truck driver, read our article and app...

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Posted on 02/15/2021

Easy Ways to Calculate Fuel Consumption for Trucks

Efficient fuel consumption is one of the best ways to save money, fuel, and increase your income.

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Posted on 12/23/2020

President Recognizes Truckers as Essential Workers

With recognition comes the responsibility, are we ready for it?

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Posted on 11/20/2020

Basics of Export/Import Aren’t So Basic – Learn How to Own Your Shipping!

Basics you need to know before starting an export-import venture!

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Posted on 10/30/2020

Top 10 Trucking Industry Concerns – The Results Will Definitely Surprise You

ATRI's annual survey shows what are the most critical issues according to both drivers and motor carriers combined.

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Posted on 10/20/2020

Air Cargo Might Become More Intertwined Than Ever

Joining forces to develop global guidance for the air cargo industry caused by COVID-19 vaccine transportation needs.

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Posted on 09/30/2020

The Economy Continues to Recover and the HOS Rules are Finally In Effect

Freight economy is on its way to recovery and new HOS rules are here, see if you've got it all figured out

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Posted on 08/15/2020

Drive Safely Through Areas of Social Unrest If You Can’t Avoid Them

If you can't avoid protest areas, here are some tips how to navigate it in a safest way

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Posted on 07/30/2020

COVID-19 Reality: How Are We Holding and Where Do We Go From Here?

What happened with the freight volumes after the shutdown? Will furloughs continue or are we going to need more drivers?...

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Posted on 05/26/2020

HOS Drivers Final Rule and What It Means for Our Industry

Learn About Four Key Changes in HOS Regulation and How People React to It

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Posted on 03/20/2020

Face COVID-19 with the know-how and remember: SAFETY FIRST!

What You Should Know About COVID-19 and How It's Affecting Our Industry

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Posted on 01/14/2020

MDS Trucking V Partners with JZ Tax & Accounting

Filing Taxes Will Be a Whole Lot Easier with friendly professionals on our side

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Posted on 10/15/2019

The Latest in the Time of Service Trucking Debate

The Latest in the Time of Service Trucking Debate

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Posted on 09/25/2019

MDS Trucking Discusses Our Strategy with Industry Partner

We recently sat down with our partners at Coyote to talk shop and the MDS way.

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Posted on 09/16/2019

Study: Driver Detention Getting Worse, Not Better

Analysis shows 40 percent of drivers reporting an increase in detention times over last four years.

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Posted on 08/20/2019

The Challenges of Using Blockchain Technology for Logistics

What is blockchain? Why is it important for logistics and transportation companies? And where do the roadblocks to imple...

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Posted on 07/25/2019

Truck Driver Shortage Study Reveals Startling Statistics

The American Truck Associations recently took a very close look at the current driver shortage.

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Posted on 06/25/2019

How Are Tariffs Impacting the Trucking Industry?

Increased tariffs will have an impact on many industries, and trucking is no exception.

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Posted on 06/19/2019

2019 Brake Safety Week Announced

In 2018, about 14% of inspected vehicles were taken out of service for citations.

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Posted on 05/21/2019

Is Electric the Future of Trucking?

How practical are electric semi-trucks? And will electric semis ever replace diesel engines?

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Posted on 04/23/2019

Higher Speed Limits Leading to More Traffic Deaths: Study

Group urges states to reconsider increased speed limits on roads.

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Posted on 04/23/2019

Amazon Garage Delivery is the Latest Package Delivery Innovation

Logistic companies continue hyper focus on last-yard shipping for online shopping customers.

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Posted on 04/09/2019

Tips for Driving Safely in Construction Zones: Infographic

Use these helpful hints to avoid construction zone accidents.

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Posted on 03/27/2019

Steering and Suspension the Focus of Annual Inspection Blitz

Those in the trucking industry should circle the days June 4-6, 2019 on their calendars and prepare for the annual Comme...

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Posted on 03/25/2019

Trucker Helps Stranded Motorist in Midwest Flooding

You can always count on truckers to help in difficult situations.

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Posted on 02/01/2019

On the Road: Oversize Load of Large Tires Shipped Cross Country

Oversize load trucking company MDS Trucking V recently hauled a set of four 12-foot tires from South Carolina to Utah.

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Posted on 02/12/2019

On the Road: Coast to Coast Shipping with MDS Trucking V

MDS Trucking V recently delivered three truck loads from Cape Canaveral, Florida to Anchorage, Alaska.

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Posted on 02/06/2019

On the Road: MDS Trucking V Ships Crane Parts to Texas Wind Farm Project

MDS recently shipped 45,000 pounds in crane parts from a customer in Oklahoma to the Palmas Atlas wind farm project in R...

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Posted on 02/03/2019

The 10 Most Dangerous Roads in the U.S. for Truckers: INFOGRAPHIC

With more and more vehicles on the road and more and more drivers distracted by the latest electrical gadget...

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Posted on 11/20/2018

Skyway Holdings Hiring Full-Time Bookkeeper

MDS Trucking and Skyway Brokerage is currently in need of a Full-Time Bookkeeper.  We would like to fill this position ...

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Posted on 11/13/2018

Skyway Brokerage Now Hiring Experienced Brokers!

Imagine the opportunity to earn a significant income as a freight broker with a first-class growing business.

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Posted on 11/13/2018

MDS Trucking Seeking Ambitious Company Drivers to Join Our Team!

We are looking for qualified OTR drivers with good safety records to supplement our fleet of recently purchased trucks.

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Posted on 11/13/2018

MDS Trucking Seeking Ambitious Owner-Operators to Join Our Team

We are looking for qualified Owner-Operators with good safety records to supplement our need for ambitious Owner-Operators to jo

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Posted on 11/12/2018

2019 3PL Report Reveals Encouraging Results and Challenges

The 2019 Third Party Logistics study was recently released and the results overall reveal some good news and areas for growth in

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Posted on 10/18/2018

Truck Drivers Helping Police Stop Dangerous Drivers

The Illinois State Police and the Illinois Trucking Association have joined forces to help combat distracted driving.

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Posted on 10/24/2018

Become An Independent Broker or Agent with Skyway

Skyway Brokerage is a leading freight brokerage with a network of over 2,000 carriers. Join us today!

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Posted on 10/04/2018

IRS Increases Per Diem Deduction for Owner-Operators

Under a new IRS per diem system that took effect Oct. 1, owner-operators will now be able to claim a total of $66 per day.

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Posted on 09/12/2018

How Much Do Truck Drivers Make?

The average annual salary for drivers in the transportation industry continues to increase and shows no sign of slowing down.

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Posted on 08/22/2018

Infographic: Trucking Industry Had Incredible 2017

Despite difficulty in finding new drivers, the trucking industry continues huge growth.

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Posted on 08/21/2018

Legislation Would Allow 18-Year-Olds to Drive Trucks

Could we one day see 18-year-olds behind the wheel of interstate trucks?

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Posted on 08/03/2018

Demand for Drivers Continues to Skyrocket in Logistics Sector

No slowdown in sight for companies hiring drivers through the rest of 2018.

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Posted on 08/02/2018

Why Your Business Should Partner With a Third Party Logistics Provider

Regardless of your shipping and distribution needs, a 3PL will create an efficient supply chain and optimize the logistics of yo

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Posted on 07/05/2018

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Download These Top 5 Apps for Drivers!

Many apps exist to make life as a driver in our industry easier and more productive. We've assembled a list of the five best.

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Posted on 07/09/2018

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Why Drive for MDS Trucking V?

As one of the fastest growing companies in this industry, we are constantly seeking new talent to add to our team.

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Posted on 07/01/2018

Welcome to the New Skyway Brokerage MDS Trucking V Website!

Skyway Brokerage and MDS Trucking V are excited to announce the launch of our brand new website!

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