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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

How NTB Leads the Industry—A Conversation with Henry Schwarz

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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

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

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

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

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

Like the Difference Between Night and Day

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, November 2, 2020

NTB Trucking has a new initiative starting in Lansing, Michigan—shared truck full-time positions. NTB has purchased new day cab tractors which will run as 12 on/12 off operations—two drivers per truck. These assignments, available immediately, will be 12-hour shifts with hometime every day. As is NTB’s guarantee for all drivers, these positions are five consecutive days followed by the same two days off every week. Read More

How Difficult is it to Become a Truck Driver? It’s More About Being a Truck Driver

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Monday, August 31, 2020

So, you’re thinking about getting your CDL-A and starting a career in truck driving? It sounds great – the open road, new sights, and cities, the independence you’ll feel as you drive. While all of these benefits are part of it, there are some things you should consider to make sure you are a good candidate for a life on the road. Read More

Drop and Hook Versus Live Load

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, August 10, 2020

If you are thinking about truck driving for a career, we have some information that might interest you. What is the difference between live load and drop-and-hook? Which is easier and results in better earnings for a truck driver? What does NTB offer for its drivers? Read More

From the Driver’s Perspective—Notes From Some Seasoned Drivers

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Monday, July 27, 2020

At NTB, we understand that a new career as a truck driver can leave a person with questions and a certain amount of anxiety. From obtaining a CDL to actual miles behind the wheel, it will likely take a year or more before a new driver has the skill to take on a new route with confidence. Read More

Make the Most of Your Trip—The Science of Fuel Economy

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Monday, June 8, 2020

A few months back, we published an NTB Trucking blog post about fuel economy. Well, we’re at it again with a little science about fuel and a couple more reminders on how to stay on budget as you drive. Read More

History of Trucking—Regulations

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Monday, May 25, 2020

NTB Trucking, since its beginning in 1974, has seen quite a bit of change from the industry's earlier regulations to reform and deregulation to get us to our current laws. From hours of service mandates to rules regarding noise emissions, the laws we abide by today are in keeping with safety and best practices for the industry. Read More

Respect for Women Truck Drivers

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Monday, May 18, 2020

At NTB, we recognize that being female in a male-dominated career isn’t always easy. The choice to work as a truck driver is one that isn’t taken lightly, especially by women, and we respect and appreciate those who choose this career path. Read More

Driving with Confidence

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Monday, May 11, 2020

There’s a steep learning curve when first embarking on a truck driving career. Following are a few tips for gaining confidence as a new driver and a back-to-the-basics reminder for those seasoned drivers on the road. Read More

A Look into the (Not Too Distant) Future—Self Driving Trucks

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Monday, April 27, 2020

When it comes to robotechnology and its impact on our daily life, staying current on advances such as self-driving trucks is a constantly moving target. In this blog post, we will talk less about the how of driverless technology and more about the questions the public might have as to the possibility of a freight industry without drivers. Read More