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Where Does Your Thanksgiving Dinner Come From? Thank Family Owned Trucking Companies November 22 2017

Post by: Carrie Anderson

Whether you enjoy random trivia, or want to be prepared just in case you are demoted to the curious kids' table on Thanksgiving day, you should probably know where your Thanksgiving dinner comes from. Believe it or not the answer isn't just, "the grocery store!"

Whether you enjoy random trivia, or want to be prepared just in case you are demoted to the curious kids' table on Thanksgiving day, you should probably know where your Thanksgiving dinner comes from. Believe it or not the answer isn't just, "the grocery store!"

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5 Steps for Optimizing Refrigerated Trailer Performance June 15 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

It is no secret that well-optimized reefers have rising profit margins. It costs more to run a refrigerated trailer, and customers pay more for reefer transport. If you can figure out the formula to optimize reefer performance and minimize your cost, you too can increase your profit margins! Read on for our 5 helpful steps! 

It is no secret that well-optimized reefers have rising profit margins. It costs more to run a refrigerated trailer, and customers pay more for reefer transport. If you can figure out the formula to optimize reefer performance and minimize your cost, you too can increase your profit margins! Read on for our 5 helpful steps! 

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New to Refrigerated Trucking? Here's What You Need to Know... May 20 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

We have a lot of drivers come to us as a second or third career and we have found that while many are quite knowledgeable on trucks, refrigerated trucking is a mystery to them. Here are some quick facts about the reefer business. 

We have a lot of drivers come to us as a second or third career and we have found that while many are quite knowledgeable on trucks, refrigerated trucking is a mystery to them. Here are some quick facts about the reefer business. 

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How to Operate a Refrigerated Trailer - Video April 30 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

Whether you are thinking about getting into refrigerated trucking or if you've been operating a refrigerated trailer for years and just want to show your friends and family what you do everyday, here is a brief video tutorial showing you just how easy it is to operate a reefer trailer. Don't let fear keep you from the booming refrigerated trucking industry! Running these refrigerated trailers really is this easy. 

Whether you are thinking about getting into refrigerated trucking or if you've been operating a refrigerated trailer for years and just want to show your friends and family what you do everyday, here is a brief video tutorial showing you just how easy it is to operate a reefer trailer. Don't let fear keep you from the booming refrigerated trucking industry! Running these refrigerated trailers really is this easy. 

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What Does a Transportation Logistics Company Do, Anyway? April 25 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

 What Does a Transportation Logistics Company Do, Anyway? - K&J Trucking

If you are involved in the trucking industry you have definitely heard of transportation logistics companies; you may even be able to explain exactly what they do, or at least have a rough idea. However, if you find yourself if the category of individuals who have no idea what transportation logistics is, or if the details are a little fuzzy, this blog is for you!

 

If you are involved in the trucking industry you have definitely heard of transportation logistics companies; you may even be able to explain exactly what they do, or at least have a rough idea. However, if you find yourself if the category of individuals who have no idea what transportation logistics is, or if the details are a little fuzzy, this blog is for you!

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5 Reasons We Think The Easter Bunny MUST Be a Refrigerated Truck Driver April 14 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

We've been doing some thinking this week, and we are sure that the Easter bunny just HAS to be a refrigerated truck driver! Here are just five of our reasons...

We've been doing some thinking this week, and we are sure that the Easter bunny just HAS to be a refrigerated truck driver! Here are just five of our reasons...

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Video: An Inside Look at a Brand New K&J Trucking Cab April 6 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

We often get the question what comes standard on our company and lease trucks. We just got a brand new shipment in and we wanted to give you a first look at a K&J Trucking cab!

We often get the question what comes standard on our company and lease trucks. We just got a brand new shipment in and we wanted to give you a first look at a K&J Trucking cab!

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Larry Van Driesen's 51 Years of Experience in South Dakota Trucking March 11 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

 

When we talked to Larry Van Driesen he was traveling through Cedar City, Utah, but he took some time to answer a few questions for us on his long career in trucking, 51 years, in fact! Larry has been driving for South Dakota trucking companies for his entire career. He admits that has seen a lot of changes, but he is still going strong and loving his work. We also talked with Larry’s wife Marilyn on what it was like being the wife of a trucker both in the past and now. They both had fascinating insights on the history of trucking in South Dakota.

 

When we talked to Larry Van Driesen he was traveling through Cedar City, Utah, but he took some time to answer a few questions for us on his long career in trucking, 51 years, in fact! Larry has been driving for South Dakota trucking companies for his entire career. He admits that has seen a lot of changes, but he is still going strong and loving his work. We also talked with Larry’s wife Marilyn on what it was like being the wife of a trucker both in the past and now. They both had fascinating insights on the history of trucking in South Dakota.

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Fun Q&A With New K&J Trucking Marketing Manager John Kemp February 16 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

John Kemp has been at K&J Trucking for a few months now, but we haven't properly introduced him! John comes to K&J Trucking with years of experience in the trucking industry. His job is to help promote K&J to companies looking to ship loads! We are thankful for his contributions to our team. 

John Kemp has been at K&J Trucking for a few months now, but we haven't properly introduced him! John comes to K&J Trucking with years of experience in the trucking industry. His job is to help promote K&J to companies looking to ship loads! We are thankful for his contributions to our team. 

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10 Fast Facts About The Inventor of the Reefer Trailer January 31 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

We get it, there aren't a lot of companies that get super excited about the history of refrigerated trucking, but at K&J Trucking we are passionate about our industry. Here are some fast facts about Fred Jones, the inventor of the reefer trailer and the father of the refrigerated trucking industry. 

We get it, there aren't a lot of companies that get super excited about the history of refrigerated trucking, but at K&J Trucking we are passionate about our industry. Here are some fast facts about Fred Jones, the inventor of the reefer trailer and the father of the refrigerated trucking industry. 

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