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Managing Stress for Truck Drivers

Driving truck provides so many unique upsides as a career.  Whether you love the views, the freedom of the road, a good paycheck or something else, truck driving offers tons of benefits.  Despite all the perks, every job has its downsides and stresses.  Our committed vlogger and veteran Midwest Carriers driver, Robin, took a few…

Sleep, Eat, Drive: Truck Living Space Tour

Life as an OTR truck driver means spending a majority of your time on the road. It’s important to make your truck living space feel as comfortable as possible so you can properly rest, reset and be ready to take on the next day’s miles. At Midwest Carriers, one of our top priorities is making…

President’s Club Members: Safe Driving in and Out of the Truck

Membership in the President’s Safe Driver Club is one of the greatest honors a professional CDL truck driver in Wisconsin can obtain. It signifies commitment to the profession by carrying out safe driving practices in and out of the truck — so on and off duty — and the requirements and review process are extensive….

What Are Those Things on the Back of Your Trailer?

It’s a question our drivers are asked all the time, and our favorite vlogger Robin is here to tell you all about them. As Robin mentions in her vlog, she gets asked about the “crazy things hanging off the back” of her trailer all the time. Another question is about the panels on the lower…

Women’s History Month at Midwest Carriers — Robin’s Inspiring Message!

As the country celebrates women this March, we’ve been making an effort to recognize the females who’ve made a career with us and help keep the wheels at Midwest Carriers turning. We’ve been paying tribute to the efforts of our female employees, who are really more like family, on our social media channels (find us…

How Our Own App Reduced Paperwork and Saves Money

We’ve already mentioned the recent award we earned for developing an innovative app that implements processes to electronically store documents.  Now you can hear all about it from the brains behind the app’s development, Don Dains, in this new video. As Don mentions, the program fills an industry void and is being marketed to other…

Paid Vacation and a Rider Policy … Midwest Carriers’ Driver Perks!

Every truck driver is looking for ways to spend more quality time with the ones they love, so it’s no surprise Midwest Carriers is where a lot of them land. Benefits like paid vacation and a rider policy are just a few of the ways we show our employees how valued they are, and our…

Robin’s Path to an Adventurous Career at Midwest Carriers

Adventure runs through the veins of our driver and vlogger, Robin. That need for excitement and constant movement is fulfilled by her career as a Midwest Carriers driver. Robin is a hiker, a runner, a seeker of movement. It’s that sense of wanderlust — and a nearly fatal illness — that led her to a…

Midwest Carriers’ DocHauler Program Wins Square 9 Innovation Award

Midwest Carriers recently won an award for its development of an innovative program that implements processes to electronically store documents. Our own mobile app, DocHauler, won the award for “Most Innovative Solution” last fall at the Encompass Conference presented by Square 9 Softworks, an office technology solutions event, in Nashville. The award was based on…

HOW MANY LAPS AROUND YOUR TRUCK EQUAL A MILE?!

Before she became a professional truck driver, Robin worked an 8-5 office job. She had the ability to live by a schedule, and sticking to a regular workout plan was a big part of it. Exercise is, after all, one of her passions. But when she decided to take on the excitement of a truck…