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October 17, 2021

Looking for Work? Get a Trucking Job

“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.”- Aristotle. A career in the trucking industry may be that key that puts the “P” in both pleasure and perfection. Looking for work shouldn’t be a struggle, but with unemployment aid ending and COVID19 concerns lingering, it seems more challenging to jump back into the workforce. […]

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Is Appealing to Women Truckers the Answer to Driver Shortages?

September 29, 2021

Is Appealing to Women Truckers the Answer to Driver Shortages?

How Do We Appeal to Women Truckers Who Can Help Driver Shortages? Women truck drivers comprise only about 6.6% of the trucking workforce. The truck driver shortages are reaching unprecedented highs, and drawing in more women drivers would help fill voids. Addressing issues facing living wages, safety concerns, and scheduling options would increase the appeal […]

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Safety Procedures for Truck Drivers

August 29, 2021

Safety Procedures for Truck Drivers

For truck drivers, safety procedures should be the number one priority. They are implemented from the beginning of a trucking career and continue to be of the highest importance until new ones emerge. Refreshing knowledge on safety procedures means ensuring that all things critical for a successful trip got checked. Pre-Trip Safety Procedures for Truck […]

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eHighways: Power Lines Running Electric Semi-Trucks

August 6, 2021

eHighways: Power Lines Running Electric Semi-Trucks

As the world rapidly converts to green energy, we think there must be increased investment in eHighways that will run electric semi-trucks. Are eHighways the Solution to Electric Trucking Problems? The fight to reduce carbon emissions and preserve mother earth for the next couple million centuries continues and the transportation industry remains to be a […]

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Tokyo Olympics: 3 Sports You May Have Overlooked

August 5, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: 3 Sports You May Have Overlooked

Are you trying to find something new to watch at the Tokyo Olympics? The Olympics sound great, but the same sports seem to be popular. Some of us may be looking for a sport we wouldn’t typically watch to entertain us this season. Getting Overlooked When thinking Olympics, sports such as soccer, gymnastics, and track […]

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Are You Prepared for Fire Season?

July 25, 2021

Are You Prepared for Fire Season?

June marked this year’s start of fire season for North America, with risks looking to rise this month and in August as well. Rising Summer temperatures and rain shortage create a dry brush, drought, and flammable conditions, and all it takes is a tiny spark to ignite it all and cause a wildfire. If you […]

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Truck Driver Shortage: Where have our drivers gone?

July 18, 2021

Truck Driver Shortage: Where have our drivers gone?

The truck driver shortage hasn’t filled many gaps and remains an issue for many companies. Why is there such a shortage of truck drivers, and where have our drivers gone? The decrease in available drivers, primarily for long haul operations, cannot be accredited to just one aspect but many, worth exploring. Banned Truck Drivers The […]

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A Quick Vacation Guide: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

July 12, 2021

A Quick Vacation Guide: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

In honor of National Parks Week, we wanted to share an option for visiting the beautiful Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks in California for a quick vacation. Follow this quick vacation guide for different ways to experience the parks in as little as two days if you’re coming from Los Angeles. You can enter […]

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The “Big 5” Supermodels: Whose Calendar Hung in Truck Cabins?

June 28, 2021

The “Big 5” Supermodels: Whose Calendar Hung in Truck Cabins?

Modeling goes back as far as the 1940s, with names like Lisa Fonssagrives, Dorian Leigh, Suzy Parker, Jean Shrimpton, and more dominating the modeling scene for decades to come. It wasn’t until the 1980s that modeling took a turn, and the five original supermodels were paving their way in the industry. The “Big 5” featured: […]

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Is Hydrogen Power the Future of Trucking?

June 19, 2021

Is Hydrogen Power the Future of Trucking?

Although electric vehicles are making headway even in the trucking industry, hydrogen power is rising in popularity, so step aside battery electric vehicles (BEV) and make way for hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV). The trucking industry is essential, and the future of which fuel will run trucks is worth looking at. Climate change, going […]

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Long-Haul Trucking, A Changing Culture

June 13, 2021

Long-Haul Trucking, A Changing Culture

“There is a seductive side to trucking-the constant change, the anticipation of the unknown, the freedom of being removed from your context and set out into the world.” Marc F. Wise and Bryan Di Salvatore, Truck Stop. Far from anything anyone can understand, but other truckers themselves, the culture of long-haul trucking has faced changes […]

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The Evolution of the Semi-Truck

June 6, 2021

The Evolution of the Semi-Truck

Today we see them on roads and highways in multiple colors; giant metal beasts hauling one, two, sometimes even three trailers at a time; it’s the semi-truck. They get us the supplies we need for almost everything we do in life, but where did these semis originate, and how did they get to where they […]

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A Quick Vacation Guide: 2 Days on the Pacific Coast

May 28, 2021

A Quick Vacation Guide: 2 Days on the Pacific Coast

This time we only have two days for a quick vacation to see the best of the pacific coast in a short amount of time. The Big Sur area is a prime destination to drive to, with plenty to see and explore nearby. The Pacific Coast offers some of the most breathtaking views ranging from […]

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Getting Back To Work: Unemployment assistance

May 22, 2021

Getting Back To Work: Unemployment assistance

Returning to normalcy after so long can be difficult because many Americans have been relying on unemployment insurance and added COVID19 unemployment relief benefits after losing their jobs during the pandemic. With COVID19 cases continuing to decline due to the successful rollout of vaccines across the nation, it seems the world is slowly starting to […]

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Quick Vacation Guide: A wonderful 3 Days trip to Palm Springs

April 1, 2021

Quick Vacation Guide: A wonderful 3 Days trip to Palm Springs

Truck drivers sometimes get only two or three days off, so finding a perfect destination for a quick vacation and making the best out of the trip comes as a top priority. Luckily, it is easy as reading a blog entry on the Armada Trucking Group website. This time, we are taking a trip to […]

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Ready to Warm Up? Perfect winter meals and winter drinks

January 30, 2021

Ready to Warm Up? Perfect winter meals and winter drinks

When the cold days come knocking, there is nothing sweeter than proper winter meals to keep you energized, and winter drinks to keep you warm. The chill of winter can push anyone to look for relief from the cold in any form they can find. Staying warm can be easy if you have central heating […]

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How to Make More Money as a Truck Driver

December 31, 2020

How to Make More Money as a Truck Driver

The reasoning behind becoming a truck driver may be different for everyone, but one thing remains the same – everyone wants to make more money. In trucking, there are many ways to get paid more, from choosing the division with the most potential to taking advantage of other ways companies may offer more money. We […]

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Guide for a Quick Vacation: Visiting Joshua Tree

November 12, 2020

Guide for a Quick Vacation: Visiting Joshua Tree

At times when we want to escape if even for just for one day. Waiting for that once-a-year quick vacation is not ideal. Yet, there are many places within a relatively small distance from Los Angeles. Joshua Tree is one of those destinations worth checking out for a quick vacation. Joshua Tree National Park When […]

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Different Kinds of Truck Driving: Fedex, Amazon, or Reefer Division

September 1, 2020

Different Kinds of Truck Driving: Fedex, Amazon, or Reefer Division

At Armada Trucking Group, there are many options for truck drivers looking for a new trucking career. With 3 divisions available including FedEx, Amazon, and a Reefer division, having a truck driving career is more flexible than ever. With all these options available, it may be difficult to distinguish the differences between the divisions and […]

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