Tag: truck

United Pipe’s Fleet of Trucks Delivers in Tight Freight Market

In an article from The Wall Street Journal, Get in Line: Backlog for Big Rigs Stretches to 2019, you can read more about why with freight demand red-hot, truck manufacturers expect to break records for orders this year, and deliveries will reach deep into next year. We’ve covered the tight freight market before, and you […]

Delivery and Trucking Considerations

As many of you know, electronic logs have been in place nationwide on all delivery trucks.  This Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration policy ensures that drivers are off the road for mandatory, tracked down-time.  Since going into effect, the strict budgeting of hours for “wheels rolling” have caused previous day-trips to become multi-day trips, which […]

United Pipe & Steel Truck in Snow

Driving Safely in Winter Conditions

As the Environmental Health & Safety Manager at United Pipe & Steel, I’m responsible for maintaining safe work environments at both United Pipe facilities and around United Pipe  flatbed trucks on the road and during deliveries.   With a big winter storm about hit parts of the North East, here’s some things that our drivers will […]