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Trucker Slips And Wins Worker’s Comp

Robert Ziebarth a trucking was a manager at Blenners Transport’s Tully depot and has won his appeal for workers compensation. Ziebarth was injured when he slipped and fell while getting out of his shower to answer his work cell phone. Ziebarth was on call on March 21,2013 and was expected to answer if called. He claims that he had

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Truckers Are Told To Have Caution During Fourth Of July Holiday Week

CargoNet, a New Jersey-based security and logistics firm states that  for the last three years, the Fourth of July holiday week has shown a rise in freight theft. Their report states that nearly $11 million in losses, with an an average loss of more than $291,000 per occurrence. Many drivers head home while having a load

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Is Sending Money Through Facebook The New Thing?

I heard about a new app on Facebook that allows you to send money to others and decided to read more up on this. I found an article on Gizmodo that helped me understand how it works. As I said, Facebook Messenger now has a new feature that allows you to instantly pay or receive money from

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Do more jobs mean more financial security ?

The U.S has had a jump in job openings lately, but it doesn’t mean financial security for those who hold those jobs. Although pay growth is continuing to grow, many workers have few opportunities to advance. Many have taken part-time, temporary, freelancing jobs, with knowing it is low chance of them getting full-time work with benefits


Do You Have A Toxic Boss?

Most of us have at least one story about a horrible boss. Here are some tips on how to survive these five difficult personalities. 1.The Inept. Ever had a boss who was always confusing, with no face-to-face input or direct briefing?  It’s frustrating to work under an incompetent leader and most of the time employees

Infographic: How A/R Financing (Factoring) Works

Some people are often confused with the term “factoring” or “A/R Financing” and think that it’s more complicated than it actually is.  We put together this infographic to visually show how simple the concept of factoring actually is. This graphic shows each step of the factoring process for each of the three entities involved (you,

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Free Range Bacon

Over 2,000 piglets escaped an overturned truck on the State Route 35 in Xenia,Ohio. Police and volunteers came together to help gather up the fleeing piglets. The piglets ran into a nearby wooded area and hid in bushes. An estimated 300-400 piglets were killed, the driver had no injuries but a female passenger was taken to

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Tips For Surviving The Summer

Summer is here! Whether you’re getting together with family and friends, or taking a road trip here are a few tips for surviving the summer. Be prepared. Admit it, summer is full of fun and random events. Well, no worries just keep a backup back pack in your car. Fill it with necessities water bottles,

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Has Stress And Anger Become Part Of Your Normal Work Life?

Has the stress of longer working hours, clashing with co-workers, fear of losing your job and dealing with your boss caused you to feel angry in the work place? All this pressure can cause a lot of stress and even some hostility in the workplace. Stress is becoming one of the top reasons for  long-term


Is This Robot What U.S. Manufacturers Need?

A smarter, safer new industrial robot named Baxter that is six feet tall, 300 pounds could bring automation to new areas of manual work. Baxter has a pair of eyes that are amazingly expressive. The robot expresses when it is on task, looks concerned when it makes a mistake, and when finished it will look

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New Proposal To Toll Large Commercial Vehicles

The Rhode Island Trucking Association is upset with the new proposal to toll large commercial vehicles. Lawmakers have proposed that they pay for repairs to states deteriorating bridges. The trucking industry feel that they are being unfairly targeted. Gov. Gina Raimondo announced that new the tolls would not apply to passenger vehicles. Raimondo also said

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5 Creative Tips For First-time Entrepreneurs

Here are five new options that many small business owners often overlook. 1) Private placements Find business and community leaders in town that you are planning to have your business in. You can also find such investors through online platforms. There are dozens of platforms to connect entrepreneurs to investors. When you do a private

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A Trucking and Scrapping Company Goes Up in Flames

A trucking and scrapping company went up in flames in Cleveland on Tuesday. More than 70 firefighters and nearly a dozen engines were at the scene. Larry Gray who is Cleveland Fire Department spokesperson said that when they got there, the fire was already fully involved. Although the building is considered a total loss the

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are investigating eight oil field deaths

I came across an interesting article in the Denver and West Post concerning some suspicious deaths that have occurred in Colorado, North Dakota,Texas,Oklahoma and Montana. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are investigating eight oil field deaths that have occurred over the last five years. All of the fatalities occurred at crude oil production

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Trucker Helps Save A Life In Iowa

Reports say 30 people were injured, but no one was killed in a series of fiery crashes last Friday . The first crash happened about 3 p.m. near Williamsburg, Iowa on I-80. Because traffic became heavily backed up. several oncoming vehicles collided along the highway. Luckily 53 -year old trucker Dennis Holcomb came to the


Are you ready for the Generation Z ?

Are you ready for the Generation Z ? GenZ-ers were born in the late 1990s and early 2000s. This generation is growing up peak of technological advancement and innovation. Sleek laptops, smartphones,and the ability to connect via online is the norm. GenZ-ers are tech-savvy, vocal, and adaptable. But with all that time online have they


Freightliner Inspiration Hits the Road

Freightliner Inspiration is the truck everyone is talking about. Wofgang Bernand and Nevada governor Brian Sandoval claim that this driverless semi-truck will be safer, cheaper, and better for the planet. This teched-up version of the Daimler 18-wheeler will be sold around the world. “There’s a clear need for this generation of trucks, and we’re the pioneers

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Trucker Shot And Truck Trailer Hijacked

I came across an article in the Atlanta Journal Constitution about a hijacked truck trailer. Police are on the search for two suspects who shot a 43 year old truck driver Warren Hardie and stole his tractor trailer. The 18 wheeler was full of furniture. The two suspects armed with a handgun and a sledge

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Are You a Boss or A Leader?

Most people think the words “boss” and “leader” are identical, but they  are extremely different.  I came across an article on Entrepreneur that can help you become a leader rather than a boss. First ask yourself if you see your team as an annoying necessity that you are forced to put up with in order

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Living Among Robots?

Although Abraham Lincoln helped put an end to slavery, in about 10 years we will have domestic helpers in our homes again.  We all dream of having a butler or a maid to help with our household chores. As we all know, technology is amazing. We constantly have new things introduced to us that help

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