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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

Transportation Methods for Food Distribution

posted August 7, 2020, 7:00 AM

Both the dairy and the food industries depend on materials being delivered quickly and smoothly. The ingredients that the food industries need come from many different areas, and some of these are halfway around the world. That means that logistics and transportation are important in ensuring that the industry is successful. But how exactly does food distribution work around the… READ MORE

Challenges Liquid Transportation Faces   

posted July 28, 2020, 2:25 PM

The specialized bulk liquid transportation market faces unique challenges. These challenges continue to shrink the capacity available for trucking companies and their customers. Keep reading to learn why the capacity is decreasing, and how that will impact the industry for years to come.  Increased Demand for Fracking Creates a Gas and Oil Boom The United States has experienced a surge… READ MORE

Importance of Temperature-Controlled Trucks for Transportation

posted July 22, 2020, 2:21 PM

If you have to transport perishable items, temperature-controlled trucks are a must. Lots of trucking companies offer a variety of temperature-controlled options, so your climate-sensitive items stay fresh during transport. Learn more about the process, so you can protect your items as they move from one location to the next. Then, you can deliver fresh, consumable goods to your consumers… READ MORE