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The Luxury of Drop and Hook

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Monday, July 23, 2018

Loading and unloading isn’t easy, nor is it particularly enjoyable. Most drivers don’t want to deal with having to physically load or unload when they arrive at their destination. That’s why NTB secures driver friendly freight that is 95% drop and hook and 99% no touch. This means that NTB drivers don't have to physically unload their trailers after they have driven hours to arrive at their destination. Read More

The Benefits of Working For a Trucking Company

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Monday, July 16, 2018

NTB is a trucking company that is currently hiring truck drivers for regional driving jobs. While being an owner operator has its own perks, working for a trucking company, like NTB, has a lot benefits. Read More

Trucking Takes a Team

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Monday, July 9, 2018

Truck drivers move the country’s economy forward, and NTB is always hiring qualified drivers. However, trucking isn’t a one person job, it takes a team to keep the show on the road. Along with drivers, we also need the support staff that keeps them safe, on the road, and legal. Read More

Staying Centered

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Monday, July 2, 2018

The art of truck driving is not easily mastered. A seemingly simple skill, such as staying in your lane, is complex and takes experience. NTB knows this and does our best to provide the tips and tricks you need to drive your best. Read our thoughts on how to master the task of staying centered on the road. Read More

Tuition Reimbursement for NTB Apprentice Drivers

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Monday, June 25, 2018

Has the price of trucking school been holding you back from joining the industry? Would you attend if you knew you would be reimbursed? There are many benefits that come along with being an NTB driver, one of which is tuition reimbursement. As you may already know, becoming a qualified truck driver isn’t free. It takes more than the basic driving skills to know the lay of the land in this growing field. Thus, attending trucking school is a requirement. Read More

Weekend Travel Advantages

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Monday, June 18, 2018

The truck driving industry is a 24/7 operation. This lends itself to the reality that many truck drivers travel on the weekdays, weekends, or both. At NTB, all drivers are guaranteed a minimum of 48 hours off per week with extended benefits for weekend drivers. Following are a few of the benefits to working the weekends. Read More

Traits of a Trucker

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Monday, June 11, 2018

Truck driving isn’t for everybody, but it could be for you. If you are interested in the transportation industry, enjoy being behind the wheel, and consider yourself reliable then you should consider a job with NTB. Read More

Regional Trucking Routes—Why NTB is the Family Friendly Option

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Monday, June 4, 2018

NTB started out as a long haul trucking service, but as customer demands changed, it made more sense to transition to be a regional carrier exclusively. Along with improved customer service, the advantages to drivers are real. Included in these benefits are more home time, lower expenses related to being away from home, and knowing the route you drive. Read More

Four Tips for Backing Up Your Trailer

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned pro, backing up over fifty feet of semi-trailer is no easy feat. Very few drivers will ever completely master backing up a semi-trailer (everyone has one of those days once in a while), but the following four tips combined with lots of practice can help to make it easier. Read More

Taming Road Rage

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Sooner or later, if you spend enough time on the road, you’re bound to encounter that crazy, red-faced driver screaming, making obscene gestures and driving like a maniac – a classic case of road rage. Read on to learn more about the growing problem, how to stay safe and how to keep calm and keep on truckin’. Read More