News & Blog


How Social Media Is Impacting the Industry

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, May 10, 2021

Since the beginning of the 21st century, technology has allowed us to vastly improve our lives as humans in ways our ancestors could never imagine. This form of innovation takes many shapes: a hearing aid, a cell phone, a curated digital music playlist, or surfing the internet—whatever it is, we enjoy the benefits of a hi-tech life every day. Read More

International Roadcheck—Why is it Important?

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, May 3, 2021

Safety is always our number one priority and that is why every International Roadcheck is important to us. Follow along to read up on how you can prepare ahead of time so things go smoothly. Read More

How NTB Leads the Industry—A Conversation with Henry Schwarz

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, April 26, 2021

In a conversation with NTB’s President and CEO, Henry Schwarz, we took a deep dive into the mind of a person who has a passion from his youth for machinery and decades of experience as he has sought to serve the NTB family with those gifts and experience. Read More

Earth Day—Renewable Energy Products We See, Use, and Haul

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, April 19, 2021

The best way to celebrate Earth Day is to participate. Together, we can work toward a brighter and greener future. Join in on the pride of being an NTB driver, where we strive to be good stewards of the Earth. Read More

Safety First!—Defensive Driving Techniques

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, April 12, 2021

As truck driving professionals, we have a responsibility to learn and apply every resource we can in order to reduce accidents and protect ourselves and our communities. Though we teach a variety of defensive driving skills in our training, we are more than familiar with the Smith System and encourage our employees to utilize these techniques. Read More

Steer Clear, Spring is Here

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, April 5, 2021

We are no stranger to the animals of the Upper Midwest region where we operate. That is why it is important for all drivers to be knowledgeable about their environment so we can haul safely. Read More

Modes of Transportation—Trucking Remains Relevant in a Changing World

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, March 29, 2021

Different modes of transportation have been around since the dawn of time. New ways of increasing efficiency when it comes to moving freight by planes, trains, and boats are consistently being researched and improved, but trucking will always prevail. Read More

Transitioning to Spring Driving

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, March 22, 2021

Just what is spring driving? It can change from clear roads to snow and ice in the blink of an eye. Here are some thoughts on preparing for the transition. Read More

St. Patrick’s Day—A Time to Celebrate Heritage

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, March 15, 2021

It’s St. Patrick’s Day week! A time when all of us at NTB begin to welcome spring and celebrate all that is Irish. Whatever your ethnic heritage is, everyone's got a bit of Irish in them this time of year. Read More

Women’s History Month—The Past, Present, and Future of Women in Trucking

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, March 8, 2021

March is Women’s History Month. We thought this would be a good time to highlight some of the history of women in the trucking industry, where they are now, and the future for women in trucking. Read More