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What Does a Truck Dispatcher Do?

posted October 20, 2020, 7:00 AM

It takes more than just a driver to successfully deliver a load. A truck dispatcher plays a big role in getting it there, too. Dispatchers help make sure that the delivery happens safely and efficiently. Keep reading to find out how… The Importance Of A Truck Dispatcher A truck dispatcher is someone who manages the truck driver’s schedule to ensure… READ MORE

What is a CDL?

posted October 13, 2020, 7:00 AM

Before 1986, many states allowed anyone who had an automobile license to drive a commercial motor vehicle. As you can imagine, this made the roads a dangerous place to be with all the untrained drivers. Later that year, the U.S. Congress signed the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act into law, which made it mandatory for all drivers of commercial vehicles… READ MORE

Hauling Liquids

posted October 6, 2020, 7:00 AM

Hauling liquids is our specialty at Liquid Trucking. As liquid haulers, we are taking on a huge responsibility and are highly specialized. Let’s take a look at what makes bulk liquid tanking unique… Liquid Surge Imagine you are taking a nice Sunday cruise, you come up to a stoplight. And even though you stop gently, the next thing you know,… READ MORE

Trucking in Nebraska

posted September 22, 2020, 7:00 AM

Have you ever thought about how the food got to your table, how the clothes got to your closet, or how the gas got to your car? Well, the answer is most likely trucking! Whether you realize it or not, most aspects of your life have been made possible because of trucking – and this is especially true for Nebraskans…. READ MORE

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

posted September 13, 2020, 7:00 AM

It’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week! From September 13-19, we are showing our appreciation to all the men and women who commit to taking on one of the most demanding jobs in our economy – trucking.  According to the American Trucking Association, there are currently 3.5 million professional truck drivers in the United States. These drivers haul a variety of… READ MORE

We Care at Liquid Trucking

posted September 8, 2020, 7:00 AM

In 1989, Liquid Trucking was founded as a family-owned and operated business. Over the 30+ years, we have grown our business and now rank in the top 30 largest trucking companies in the United States. So, what sets us apart from our competitors? Let’s just put it simply… We care! It shows in our safety record, our equipment, and our… READ MORE

John Schwartman has Retired After 30 Years

posted September 2, 2020, 7:21 PM

After 30 years of devoted service, John Schwartman has retired from Liquid Trucking in August of 2020. He has been a great asset to our company for many years. His hard work has played a major piece in Liquid Trucking’s success.   John’s Work In 1990, John started working for Schmidt Transportation as a long haul truck driver. After four… READ MORE

Most Transported Hazardous Materials

posted August 25, 2020, 7:00 AM

The most transported hazardous materials are also among the most dangerous. Drivers must take the necessary precautions when transmitting these materials to keep themselves and other drivers safe. Taking precautions mitigates the risk when transporting these dangerous materials. Find out what’s commonly transported and make sure you stay safe when hauling these materials. Gasoline Gasoline is one of the most… READ MORE

Why Tank Washes are Important for Truckers

posted August 19, 2020, 7:00 AM

Of the many things that make liquid and dry bulk transportation different than simple dry-van transportation, one of the biggest headaches for many carriers and shippers are tank washes. This is important because it can prevent contamination between different loads. Unfortunately, for many companies, it requires extra cost and time for many bulk shipments. Looking at what goes into tank… READ MORE

What are Food-Grade Tanks?

posted August 14, 2020, 7:00 AM

Food-grade tanks are used for items that people will eventually eat. These tanker trucks are designed especially for transporting dry bulk cargo, liquid loads, condensed gases, or food items around the nation. Keep reading to learn more about food-grade tanks! The Design of Tankers You can identify tankers by the unique shape. They are made of tanks shaped like cylinders… READ MORE