JLE Industries strives to remain on the cutting edge of the latest news and updates in the trucking industry today. From important trucking tips and safety updates to evolutions in flatbed trucking technology, find the most up-to-date tips and topics right here.
In-demand commodities and related equipment are the most common types of flatbed freight moving along American highways on open-deck trailers.read more
Truck driver appreciation takes center stage each September. Here are five ways to show your support for the legions of long haulers who drive U.S. commerce. (160 characters max)read more
Truck stop etiquette is about being professional, courteous and friendly. Here’s our list of trucker dos and don’ts at these highway havens.read more
More commercial fleets are using trucking safety technology to protect drivers and prevent accidents. In this post, we discuss three platforms having a positive impact on the trucking industry.read more
If you’re a military veteran, your skills might be a natural fit for a career in flatbed trucking. Here are five distinct ways military experience prepares you for flatbed trucking.read more
Are you looking to steer your truck driving career in a more challenging—and possibly fulfilling—direction? If so, flatbed trucking might be right for you, but how do you choose a company that’s a good fit?read more
If you’re a flatbed company driver who aspires to be an owner-operator, a lease-purchase program may be your ticket to starting your own trucking business and becoming an independent trucker.read more
Sitting in a semi for hours on end isn’t great for any truck driver’s health, but there are plenty of clever ways to incorporate movement, stretches for drivers and exercise into your over-the-road routine. Bottom line: It’s never too late to take a stand against common trucker health problems by setting some fitness goals.read more
Over the road (OTR) truck drivers have a reputation for their resolve. Behind the wheel until the job is done. Undeterred by distance or danger. That sense of determination and discipline must translate to a healthy diet, right?read more
When starting a new job with a new company, training and orientation is a big part of the process. What can you expect as a flatbed truck driver?read more
Flatbed trucking demand is on the rise after the turmoil of 2020. Here are four encouraging signs the industry is watching closely.read more
Flatbed load securement, strapping and tarping are skills drivers must master to be safe and successful at their job. Here are four rules to remember.read more
If you’re an experienced OTR and flatbed driver ready to take the next step in your trucking career, send in your application to JLE Industries today. We are always looking for professional flatbed talent aged 23 years-old and over with two years of verifiable OTR experience, one year of flatbed experience and six months of steel coil experience to join our growing fleet of company drivers.