That’s right—free advice on how you can stay safe on the road from the driving experts themselves! The internet is a bountiful place. No matter where you’ve driven, you’ve probably encountered a semi out on the road. Even before the rise of online shopping, truckers were out on the road ensuring that groceries and other valuable commodities got delivered safely to the stores. But despite the ubiquity of trucks, many [...]
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Slowly but surely, offices in Ohio are becoming more populated again. If you feel like you were just getting the hang of working from home, yet another switch can be stressful. So here are some tips to make readjusting to office life easier. Get excited about seeing your colleagues again. Finally, the chance to interact with someone outside the confines of your house! Whatever else working from the office may [...]
As another batch of interns wraps up their time with us, we wanted to take some time to reflect on the best parts of doing an internship (taking out the trash didn’t make the list—who’s surprised?). You get to learn whether you want to work in that particular industry. Sometimes it’s easier to figure out what you don’t want than what you do. Doing an internship will give you the [...]
In the logistics industry, we are accustomed to navigating changes in the market due to weather and other conditions. In any situation, we always make safety the top priority for our customers, carriers, and employees. COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is no exception to this. In response to the growing concern regarding the virus, we have already enacted measures to mitigate supply chain disruptions and to ensure that all individuals involved in the [...]
From interviewing apparel to a customer visit, this is your exclusive RTS guide on how to navigate the difficult and stressful choices when it comes to office attire. While we don’t have the latest on bucket hats, we’ll take you through the ins and outs of some common expectations we have for how our team should dress. In general, we advise that you “dress for your day.” For your first [...]
It’s hard. You just want to wad up your jersey and use it to wipe your tears, forlorn at not just your team’s failure to qualify, but at the end of the entire season in general. No more TDs, no more quality commercials, no more pop beats at halftime. But, Sunday, like the big game, is over, and you have to go back to work. Here’s how you can survive [...]
CINCINNATI, OH, January 23, 2020 –New year, new trucks? RTS Lines, sister company of the Georgetown-based logistics company Reliable Transportation Solutions (RTS), boasts a fleet of ten new tractors that will get their first full year of use in 2020. RTS Lines acquired these new tractors to better serve drivers’ and customers’ needs. In addition to that glossy sheen and new car smell everyone loves, the tractors also include new [...]
How many times in your life have you wished you could be in two places at once? We’re willing to bet one of those times was when your shipment didn’t go as planned and you wished you could be there in person to resolve the issue. While we don’t have the secret to being in two places at once, we do utilize several effective third-party tracking solutions to make you [...]
What is detention? Detention is when a carrier is detained—hence the name “detention”—at a shipper’s or receiver’s while they are waiting to be loaded or unloaded. After a certain amount of time (usually after two hours), the carrier will request a detention fee for the delay. So obviously, it’s something you want to avoid in order to save money. How can you minimize the amount of detention in your supply [...]
It’s everyone in the industry’s nightmare: the back of the truck opens, and product is squashed, tipped, or short. And yet, it’s a nightmare that can’t always be prevented (unlike those dreams you have of falling off the side of a cliff. Just don’t walk that close to the edge in real life). Freight damage happens, and when it does, you need to be prepared. You need to know how [...]