Due to an accident between two semis on Wednesday morning, the Brent Spence Bridge connecting downtown Cincinnati with Covington, Kentucky is closed in both directions. As Cameron Knight, Jeanne Houck, and Madeline Mitchell of The Cincinnati Enquirer explained, the accident, in which a truck carrying potassium hydroxide collided with a jackknifed truck, caused a fire that lasted for two hours and burned as hot as 1,500 degrees. The fire resulted [...]
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It’s a very difficult time to be an essential worker—which is why we have an even greater appreciation for truckers than ever before. But at least, if you’re going to have to be traveling across the country for your job anyway, you might as well see a few tourist spots while no one else can. Here are some great sights that’ll be minus the crowds this year! [...]
Although sitting behind the wheel all day does give you the opportunity to admire long stretches of stunning landscapes, it doesn’t really allow you to get in any stretches of your own. But being in the same position for extended periods of time can be bad for both your muscles and your posture, so it’s important that you stretch out after your long haul. Fortunately, trainer John Pimenidis of [...]
Pilot Flying J. Our very own RTS Lines drivers use this app to find the best places to stop on the road. In addition to helping you locate the best Pilots and Flying J’s on your route, it also allows you to reserve showers and parking spots, cash in on exclusive food offers, and start fueling without leaving the truck. And in recognition of truck drivers, they’re offering free drinks [...]
The start of fall always makes us think of the PSL, and in this case, unlike most people out there, we’re not talking about a certain creamy coffee beverage. We’re talking about the peak season of logistics, which comes to us each year in conjunction with colorful leaves and sweatshirt weather. As fall approaches, we’re hit with the realization that Thanksgiving and Christmas are not all that far away. In [...]
CINCINNATI, OH, July 20th, 2020— Reliable Transportation Solutions (RTS), a 3PL based in Cincinnati, Ohio, recently launched a fully web-based version of rtMs, their proprietary supply chain management software. RTS, unique in the industry for having their own software development team, has long been focused on finding innovative technological solutions for both their customers and carriers. The portal, which functions on all devices, enables customers to view the status of [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]