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What Kind of Products are Imported Through Port of Houston Texas?

Photo: Port of Houston Texas (Wikipedia) As residents of Houston Texas, we have a lot to be proud of.  Not only do we enjoy a commercially vibrant city, but we benefit from the freight traffic at Port of Houston.   How busy is Port of…
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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.
Truck Driver Stress

5 Ways for Truck Drivers to Reduce Stress on the Road

What can truckers do to reduce their stress? We’d like to share five great suggestions that have been proven to help people reduce stress naturally.
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Partnering with Owner-Operators for Quality Drayage Services

Canal Cartage has been partnering with Owner-Operators for quality drayage services in Houston Texas, since 1983.  Our commercial customers are business owners from a variety of sectors, including retailers, e-commerce entrepreneurs, mechanical…
Self driving truck with head up display on a road
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Driverless Trucks Are Not an Option Now for Drayage

Driverless technology has already entered the consumer vehicle marketplace, with driver-assisted technology. But if you have been following the news, the technology behind driverless vehicles is anything but perfect for passenger vehicles.
Heavy Truck Rollover

Reduce Your Risk Of A Heavy Truck Rollover With These Tips

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), rollovers account for only five percent of the big truck accidents, but they have a higher fatality rate than other crashes. Statistics through 2016 show that nearly 2000…

Security Measures That Protect Your Cargo

Security Measures That Protect Customer Freight and Cargo A recent article in Overdrive magazine, provided some good news for the American trucking industry.   In 2017, the number of cargo theft incidents dropped by 15%, compared…
Career Opportunities for Truck Drivers

Career Opportunities for Truck Drivers

The commercial trucking industry is responsible for moving more than 70% of domestic freight tonnage annually. It is the lifeblood of the American economy. Over 10 billion tons of freight is shipped every year thanks to qualified and safe licensed…