Staying safe while driving around semis

September 10th, 2020

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The American Trucking Associations says there are 33.8 million commercial trucks registered in the United States for business purposes alone. Another 3.68 million Class 8 trucks are also operating at any given time. As you can see, from California to Florida and from New York to Tennessee, semi trucks are constantly making deliveries. Whether you regularly drive the highways to commute to work or you’re just taking a lazy summer road trip, one thing remains the same: you’re sure to encounter truckers. To ensure your safety, as well as the safety of truck drivers, follow these three best practices: Pass as quickly as possible. If you plan on passing a semi truck on the highway, always do so as quickly as possible. A truck driver has to deal with multiple blind spots and may have to switch lanes quickly to…

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Trucking facts that will blow your mind

August 27th, 2020

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Spend any time on America’s roads and you’ll quickly understand how vital trucking is as an industry that literally drives the nation. Business Insider recently published a list titled, “11 incredible facts about the $700 billion dollar US trucking industry.” The article inspired us to take a closer look at four of those amazing statistics: 5.8 percent of all full-time American jobs are related to trucking. The United States economy has experienced robust growth over the past decade. Even with a pandemic, items still need to be moved from one place to another. As commerce continues to expand internationally and technologies like 5G and the IoT expand, the need for transportation is only going to continue to grow. In 2018, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 5.8 percent of full-time jobs are a direct result of trucking. That’s nearly 7.4…

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3 simple tips for choosing a crane service provider

August 20th, 2020

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Cranes are amazing feats of engineering that make it possible to move heavy equipment, build skyscrapers, reposition crating and more. From an outside observer’s perspective, crane work appears smooth and easy, but it’s incredibly complicated and requires significant expertise. If you’re working on a project that requires crane service, make sure to do your research and select a partner you can trust. Hiring a crane service provider isn’t cheap, so it’s important you make the right investment. If you rush through the process and select the wrong partner, you run the risk of injuries, damaged equipment or a delay in your project timeline. There are many factors to consider when selecting a crane service provider, but there are three factors in particular that need to be addressed. 1.) Reputation matters. Any crane service provider worth its salt collects customer reviews…

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Beyond trucking: How De Mase is moving your business forward

July 23rd, 2020

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Yes, you could say we’re a trucking company and you wouldn’t be wrong. But what we do for our clients goes far beyond that. For the past 47 years, De Mase Trucking & Rigging has proudly served the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, delivering countless loads safely and securely while providing customer satisfaction at every turn. As an asset-based carrier in Lyndhurst, New Jersey, De Mase is a family-owned business that is certified U.S. Customs Bonded as well as a member of the Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association. This means we have decades of experience transporting goods throughout the United States and Canada, providing project and logistics management, site assessments and surveys, drayage, intermodal transport, plant relocation, warehousing, crane services, cross-border freight and much more. Here’s a closer look at what we do: Trucking When you…

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