The NATCO Blog

Ideas in Transit

April 15, 2022

Carriers: Cash and Roll

The owner-operator enjoys the freedom to negotiate any given movement of freight. You work for a company, you get assigned.
March 18, 2022

Diminished Deadheading

A silver lining to this combo of higher prices and high rate of deadheading? Maybe so: 86% think fuel economy is an important consideration.
February 11, 2022

Trucker Perspective

One of our carriers once wisely told us that truck drivers are providing “a justice to the community." We enthusiastically agree.
February 1, 2022

Old School Trucking At Its Finest

We just love it when experience and honesty and smarts all arrive in the same driver. That's Danny Ray, the best of old-school.
November 30, 2021

Driver Supply and Demand

What do strawberry Pop-Tarts and driving schools have in common? A lot. And they're linked by long-term strategy for helping the economy.
November 12, 2021

Ports of Call

We feel the domino effect: waiting for parts coming from overseas, into the ports, onto trucks, and to the warehouse.
November 5, 2021

(Truck Driver) License to Drive

All of these, and more, are providing promising and successful ways to tackle the driver shortage. We applaud their initiative.