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Serving Still—Why Driving Is the Perfect Retirement Job

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, May 31, 2021

If you haven’t thought about it before, definitely consider becoming a driver at NTB for your retirement. Not only is it a great way to attain more security in your retirement, but we offer benefits that will give you and your family a sense of relief. Truck driving will give you a newfound sense of purpose and structure to your day and allow you to see the Midwest in ways you haven’t seen before. Read More

Vaccines for Drivers

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, May 24, 2021

With the hope for a more normal future on the horizon, receiving a vaccination could be the first step in creating a safer space and stopping COVID-19 from spreading. At NTB, we want all of our staff and drivers to remain safe during the coming months and encourage everyone to use their best judgement when it comes to wearing masks, washing their hands, and getting the vaccine if you so choose. The goal is to make sure all drivers remain healthy so they can continue to support the country and keep on truckin’. Read More

Careers in Trucking—What’s Stopping You?

Posted in Blog, News  
Monday, May 17, 2021

If you haven’t asked yourself what’s stopping you from checking out a career in trucking yet, now is the time! With all of the many benefits that come with working at NTB, job security, and a community filled with dedicated employees, it should be easy to make the choice to start your career today. Read More

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

Demand for Drivers on the Rise

Posted in Blog, News  
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

Posted in Blog, News  
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