Trucking Moves America Forward

Every day, millions of trucks and professional truck drivers travel across the United States to help move America forward. Whether you are a student, mother, homeowner, doctor, business executive or politician, you depend on trucks to deliver essential foods, medicines, office supplies, computers, cribs, and other products that help you live every day. Most Americans… Read more »

Freight Volumes Trend Down In 2015

Freight volumes trended down in 2015 according to the Cass Freight Index Report. The number of shipments and transportation expenditures dropped off in 2015 compared to 2014

ELD Mandate Has Been Published

ELD Mandate Has Been Published.  To learn more about the mandate click on the Top 10 Things About ELD Mandate link. Davis Transport has been working with electronic logs for an extended period of time in preparation for the mandate. 10 Things to Know about ELD Mandate Davis Transport, Inc. is a leading flatbed transportation… Read more »

TA/Petro Courtesy WiFi Restaurants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Contact:          Tom Liutkus TravelCenters of America 440-808-7364 tliutkus@ta-petro.com     TravelCenters of America offers courtesy wifi in restaurants at select locations     WESTLAKE, Ohio, April 17, 2014 – TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), operator of the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® travel center brands, is now offering Courtesy WiFi… Read more »

Why are Traffic Enforcement Inspections Dwindling if they Prevent Accidents?

Traffic enforcement inspections (TEs) are dropping every year, a fact many owner operator trucking companies and their independent owners might find very interesting. A recent story in Fleet Owner Magazine examines a recent study by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and asks, “Why are traffic enforcement inspections dropping when they are four times more… Read more »

Six Overlooked Tax Deductions Flatbed Truck Drivers Might Miss

No sooner than you have put the holiday season behind you than tax season looms upon you like a delivery deadline. Every year Davis Transport, Inc. likes to point out some of the everyday items and business necessities our flatbed independent contractors and other owner operator heavy haul trucking professionals can claim as deductions on… Read more »

Flatbed Trucking Surges the First Week 2014

The first week of the year resulted in another surge for flatbed lines. Even with a week sandwiched between two major holidays, spot flatbed rates and load-to-truck ratios rose. At Davis Transport, Inc. we think this a sign of an improving economy. Spot flatbed rates for the week of December 29 through January 4 were… Read more »