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Cross-Docking

The Shortage of Safe Parking for Truckers is a Problem

The new laws, while forcing truckers to stop more often, has created a new challenge for the industry. There are not enough safe parking areas and trucker friendly rest-stops to accommodate the legally required breaks. And that is making things more difficult for professional truckers.

trucking emissions
Overweight Capabilities

How is the Trucking Industry Improving Fuel Efficiency?

For the past two years, the fuel economy of trucks has increased by .5% with 2018 data revealing heavy trucks averaged 7.27 mpg. Improve profitability and help reduce carbon emissions with these 7 small changes.

Cross docking Houston
Canal Cartage Company

What Are Intermodal Drayage and Cross Docking Services?

At Canal Cartage, we are more than a logistics provider; we’re your partner in providing quality drayage services, transmodal and cross docking, with a large secure warehouse in La Porte, Texas.

Trucking Podcasts
Trucking With Canal Cartage

Best Trucking Podcasts | Our Top 10 Picks

Podcasts are a great way to keep informed about many topics that impact our industry. From new technology for truckers, to legislation and safety inspection tips. One of the best aspects of tuning in to these podcasts as a professional CDL trucker, is that you can relate to the stories that they share about ‘life on the road’.

Driver and Drayage Delays
Domestic Drayage

Increased Driver and Drayage Delays at American Ports

A new four-year study was just completed by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has revealed increased driver detention rates. The length of time that CDL truckers

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