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Update Your Podcast and Audiobook Library

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Monday, January 11, 2021

Driving for hours every workday or night requires the majority of an NTB driver’s attention. That being said, it can make the time seem to go faster if there is something to listen to in the background. Podcasts and audiobooks can be interesting, funny, informative, and entertaining. Read More

Staying Healthy on the Road—How to Nourish the Body for a Robust Immune System

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Monday, January 4, 2021

It’s important to think of feeding our bodies in a similar way to how we approach engine care. Immune health is currently at top of mind for many and we have some thoughts on maintaining the body to be healthy while on the road to start the new year right. Read More

A Reflection on 2020, Looking Forward to 2021

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Monday, December 28, 2020

Out with the old and in with the new! Seems a fitting phrase for 2020 as we welcome 2021 and all of its potential with open arms. Read More

Merry Christmas!

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Monday, December 21, 2020

A Christmas miracle sure is welcome this year. NTB wishes all a Merry Christmas. Read More

Random Trucking Facts

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Monday, December 14, 2020

There’s a whole lot that goes into moving freight from producer to warehouse to retail store. We thought a fun post with a few random facts about our industry might be a fun diversion to dive into. Read More

NTB is a Great Company to Work for and Here’s Why

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Monday, December 7, 2020

Considering a driving position with NTB? Read on to find out why NTB is a great company to work for. Read More

Gifts for Your Favorite Truck Driver

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Monday, November 30, 2020

It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving was last week and we are now deep into the Christmas season. With slowdowns in residential package deliveries this year, why not get started on your holiday shopping now? At NTB, we have an inkling of what drivers like to have in their cabs, so thought we’d offer some suggestions for some awesome gift-giving. Read More

A Time to Give Thanks

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Monday, November 23, 2020

This year, we have all been met with unique challenges we never expected to face in our lifetimes. At NTB, when we reflect on 2020, we realize just how much we have to be thankful for. We have a community of leaders, from our mechanics to our office staff, dispatchers to drivers, and our clients as well. We are extremely grateful. We couldn’t be whole with one individual, as we are a sum of our parts. Likewise, the sum wouldn’t be complete without each and every individual. You are all vital to our success. Read More

What’s the Big Hurry? Slow ‘er Down and Keep ‘er Moving

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Monday, November 16, 2020

Most NTB drivers have a goal of over 3,000 miles per week or 100,000 miles in a year because it’s a well-known fact that if your truck is sitting idle, you aren’t making money. Waiting for a load to be ready, a route from dispatch to be assigned or a traffic backup to clear can seem like wasted time when you get paid by the miles driven. However, hurrying to make up for lost time won’t necessarily have the intended result. At NTB, our message is to get there safely while getting as many miles in as possible. Read More

Women In Trucking—What’s Keeping You From Becoming A Driver?

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Monday, November 9, 2020

There are a few hurdles for everyone who wants to enter a career in truck driving—CDL school, driver training, and then researching and applying to companies you feel would be a good fit. Then there are the challenges drivers discover in the first year of driving—being away from home, finding time for family, and learning how to maneuver a big rig to stay safe and accident-free Read More