Logistical Lowdown- compliments of your True Blue Logistics Crew

Jump into a Company Wellness Program

Posted by Kristan Mack on 11/15/17 7:39 AM

Song Inspiration: Jump by Van Halen, 1983

I get up, and nothing gets me down | You got it tough | I've seen the toughest all around

The idea of focusing on employees' overall wellness is not new to the 21st century. According to Gainer in History of ergonomics and occupational therapy (2008), the idea of workplace wellness began with Bernardini Ramazzini, an Italian physician, in the 1600's. Ramazzini focused on the effects of work exposure on the employees and was interested in preventative measures to improve employee well being.

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Topics: Company Culture, Health and Wellness

Trucking Safety: Dances It's Way into Health and Wellness Culture

Posted by Bethanne Woodbury on 6/14/17 7:00 AM

Song Inspiration: "The Safety Dance" by Men Without Hats, 1980 

S...A...F...E...T...Y... Safety! Dance!

We all know the song- but how does this relate to safety at work? Actively participating in safety measures not only promotes, but helps to ensure healthier, happier and more efficient employees.

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Topics: Safety, Health and Wellness

10 Ways to Keep Truck Drivers' Health from "Running on Empty"

Posted by Ginger Beyer on 6/7/17 7:00 AM

Song Inspiration: "Running on Empty" by Jackson Browne, 1978     

When much of your job is navigating the nation's highways from a big rig, maintaining health on the road can be a real challenge. The nearly 3.5 million drivers on the road are critical to keeping our economy running smoothly and efficiently. Many face unique challenges related to truck drivers' health, leaving them feeling like they are running on empty. Running on, running blind. Running on, running into the sun, but I'm running behind.

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Topics: Health and Wellness

7 Tips for Managing Health on the Road

Posted by Kelsey Tietje on 7/15/16 2:30 PM

Take a moment and think about your health status. Is it where you want it to be? Could you make some improvements on that aspect of your life?

As a driver, you want your truck to be safe, reliable, and operating at peak performance, right? Well, that can easily be compared to your own personal health. Below are 7 tips to help YOU perform at your absolute best.

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Topics: Health and Wellness, Transportation