Owner Operator Land Weekly Trucking News Digest #65. Christmas Edition

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Written by Mike Skliar

The Capitol Christmas Tree delivery

Trucker Theron Schmalzried had a very special cargo this year. He delivered the Capitol Christmas Tree from Colorado to Washington, D.C. His trucking company was chosen from over 500,000 others! Read more about this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity here

Trucker’s Christmas playlist

Are you planning to celebrate Christmas on the road? Need something to create a festive mood? Overdrive collected the playlist of the “best Christmas song of all time”. From “Christmas out Here” by Bill Weaver to “Truckin’ (2013 Remaster)” by Grateful Dead, you can find this unusual playlist here.

How a truck became a symbol of the New Year

We all know this Coca-Cola’s New Year advertisement with a “Holidays are Coming! Holidays are Coming!” song and a big red truck. It even became a kind of symbol of the upcoming Christmas season. But why do they choose a truck? And why truckers are more important than Santa Claus? Read the story about this advert here

Who is a real Santa?

In the year of the COVID-19 pandemic, we clearly see, without whom it is impossible to imagine our life. We say thank you to doctors, nurses, grocers, pharmacists, and truckers. Fully 80% of the nation’s communities ship and receive goods exclusively by truck. In this post, we are reminded of who the everyday heroes are.

20 Winter Safety Tips 

Winter is a challenging season for every truck driver. And it can be even more difficult to drive during the festive season. Therefore, it will not be superfluous to repeat the main winter safety tips for truckers. Find them here

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Author Mike Skliar

As the truck driver recruiting agency's CEO, I deeply understand the unique challenges and demands truck drivers face.

Drawing from my extensive work experience, I bring knowledge in truck driver recruitment, logistics, and transportation management. I possess a comprehensive understanding of industry regulations, safety standards, and best practices, ensuring that the agency adheres to the highest standards of professionalism and compliance.

Now, looking back and remembering my path from the very beginning, it seems to me that this story is a lifetime. During all these years of development and growth of our agency, I took part in no less interesting projects in which my experience, knowledge and vision were needed. And I was also able to gain new skills, contacts and experience by participating in the development of these projects from various fields, such as cargo transportation, trucking companies, e-commerce, parcel delivery and much more! But the best is yet to come!

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