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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Demand for Drivers on the Rise

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Monday, March 1, 2021

Truck drivers are in demand and NTB Trucking is hiring. If you’ve ever considered driving a truck as a career, now is the time to get into the industry. If you are an experienced truck driver, you are in even higher demand. Read More

Coffee—How it Helps and How Much is Too Much

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Monday, February 22, 2021

Coffee—many people wouldn’t want to start their day without it. Coffee is such a vital part of the day that we can’t get our morning started until that first cup is in the system. While coffee isn’t the only vehicle for getting caffeine into the body, it is the most widely consumed. So, though there are energy drinks, sodas, and teas that can deliver quite a punch of caffeine, we’re going to mostly talk about coffee here. Read More

The Future of Fuel Economy

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Monday, February 15, 2021

The NTB leadership team is always keen on learning about new technologies in the trucking industry, with fuel economy, cleaner-burning fuel, and engine technology being of top interest. Following is a brief summary of some new innovations in engine and fuel technology. Read More