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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

Transporting Hazardous Materials the Right Way 

posted July 13, 2020, 2:18 PM

You always want to keep your load on the road, but that’s especially true when transporting hazardous materials. Since 78 percent of rollovers are due to driver error, you can control your load and stay safe by following the proper protocol. Find out what you need to do when you’re transporting hazardous materials.  Inspect Your Truck Before Driving If your… READ MORE

Top 10 Violations for HazMat Transportation

posted July 9, 2020, 3:09 PM

Hazmat violations don’t just put you and others in danger. They can also lead to expensive fines. Learn about the most common hazmat violations, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.   177.834A — Package Not Secure in Vehicle This might come as a surprise, but failure to secure the package is the leading hazmat violation, making up 9.03 percent… READ MORE

We know fertilizer. Let us bring it to you.

posted May 13, 2020, 8:12 PM

Liquid Trucking has been transporting bulk liquids across the United States and parts of Canada for over 30 years. Our highly knowledgeable staff and drivers know the business inside and out. We know liquids!    Being based in the midwest, our customer base is predominantly agricultural as are our friends, family, and neighbors. We understand the needs and rigors of… READ MORE

Midwestern Drivers Should Follow Truckers With These Winter Driving Tips

posted December 10, 2019, 1:48 AM

There is no one set of rules or habits that will prepare us for everything we may encounter on the road, but developing good habits will keep us prepared for 99% of the problems the road has to throw at us. Highways, Interstates, or just those frozen, potholed city streets, we in the Midwest know that winter comes with additional… READ MORE