Month: December 2015

Female Drivers Changing the Face of the Trucking Industry

When you hear the words “truck driver,” what image comes to mind? If you’re like most people, you probably envision a grizzled, bearded man between the ages of about 40 and 60. Likewise, you might be surprised to learn that women comprise nearly 10 percent of the driver pool at Werner Enterprises, one of the… Read more »

How Containerization Changed the World

Prior to the 1950’s, nearly all of the world’s cargo was transported in a mixed assortment of barrels, crates, drums and bags. Each piece of cargo had to be individually loaded onto ships and then later unloaded at distant ports. Because there were so many types of goods in all shapes and sizes on each… Read more »