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CVSA’s International Roadcheck Set For June 6-8

posted April 12, 2017, 3:03 PM

This year marks the 30th year of International Roadcheck. The Roadcheck is a 3 day event meant to promote safety among truckers that will run from June 6-8. During that time, an average of 15 commercial motor vehicles will be inspected every minute across the country. It’s a valuable opportunity for CVSA-certified inspectors to promote compliance, enforcement and education for… READ MORE

Liquid Trucking & Nebraska Trucking Association: A Valuable Partnership

posted April 12, 2017, 2:50 PM

At Liquid Trucking, we believe that trucking moves Nebraska forward. That’s why we are proud to be a member of the Nebraska Trucking Association, the only organization dedicated to helping Nebraska’s trucking companies be their best. By advocating for favorable taxation and policy on behalf of our state’s trucking industry, Nebraska Trucking Association has done an excellent job in helping… READ MORE

Qualcomm MCP 200 Screen Calibration and Reboots

posted March 30, 2017, 2:39 PM

If your Qualcomm MCP 200 touch screen likes to give you fits, know you aren’t alone. There are a few common issues with these machines, but the good news is there’s usually a relatively easy fix. Below, find some of the most common issues with this machine and how to remedy them. Calibrating the Touch Screen. Sometimes the touch screen… READ MORE

FMCSA report affirms current, less restrictive hours of service rules

posted March 7, 2017, 10:28 PM

After some two years, rules governing truckers’ use of a 34-hour restart have been settled by a report issued by the Department of Transportation. The new study confirms that truckers’ 34-hour restarts will not require two 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. periods and will not be limited to once per week. The DOT’s Office of Inspector General Thursday, March 2, sent to Congress… READ MORE

How to Be A Smart Healthcare Consumer

posted December 30, 2016, 10:22 PM

Healthcare is unlike any other product we buy. You can’t just visit Amazon or swipe your card at the corner store. There are no simple price tags, and unlike other goods and services, discounts and sales are anything but straightforward. That’s why it’s so important for you to have enough information to become a smart healthcare consumer. There’s no getting… READ MORE

Healthcare: Do’s and Don’ts of Using the Emergency Room

posted December 30, 2016, 10:14 PM

For many, a visit to the emergency room happens out of convenience. Something is wrong and they couldn’t get an appointment with their primary care physician, or it’s a night or weekend when they are not available. But in many instances, emergency room visits are being made for non-emergency conditions and situations. This is a problem because it diverts the… READ MORE

The Loading and Unloading Process

posted December 16, 2016, 5:48 PM

Liquid Trucking has recently released a new training video to help explain the process of loading and unloading of bulk liquids performed by our drivers on a daily basis. Below, we’ll go through some of those key points, safety features, and overall expectations to keep in mind when delivering a load to a customer. The first thing you’ll need to… READ MORE

A Quick Chat With New Retiree Dick Kennedy

posted December 15, 2016, 10:45 PM

Hi Dick, first of all, congratulations on your retirement. Thank you. Tell me a little bit about how and when you first discovered Liquid Trucking. I was going through the ads in the Sioux City Journal and saw an ad for Barto. I went in for an interview and got hired. When I started, I was employee number 7. Of… READ MORE

Understanding Liquid Trucking’s New Health Benefits Plan, Effective 2017

posted July 21, 2016, 8:39 PM

The following is intended to be a guideline to help Liquid Trucking employees understand their new company health plan. The new health plan goes into effect beginning in 2017. We have switched employee health plans from a traditional Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) to a two-step health plan called Elite Choice High Performance Custom Provider Access. The intention behind the switch is… READ MORE

Best Calorie-Blasting Activities for Men

posted June 27, 2016, 7:45 PM

[Blog originally found at Teladoc.com] The moment you head out for a run, launch into your strength training or step foot on the basketball court, your heart rate increases, you start burning calories for fuel, and there’s an instant mood boost, suggestsFitness Magazine.1 We’ve gathered additional fast-burning calorie activities that can help you stay in tip-top shape: 30 minutes of… READ MORE