Nussbaum News and Updates

"Shipper of Choice" from the Driver's Perspective

Posted on April 28, 2017

In my travels and onsite visits to customers, I’ve started to notice a welcomed emphasis in the way that management views the operating performance of their shipping facilities across the US. I’m sure we have all heard it before, but becoming a “Shipper of Choice” continues to drive the industry forward into smoother interactions between drivers, carriers, and the shippers.

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Topics: industry

3 Keys to Choosing the Right Carrier

Posted on March 31, 2017

Finding the right shipping partner for your company is no small task. With a multitude of carriers out there, it can be a tough job to sift through all the offerings to find the best fit for you. Focusing on three key attributes can help narrow down the list a little quicker:

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Topics: industry

Nussbaum Honored as 2017 CCJ Innovator of the Year

Posted on February 24, 2017

We are excited to announce that Nussbaum Transportation has been honored as the 2017 CCJ Innovator of the Year! This award comes to us in recognition of our efforts to create a driver scorecard that rewards drivers for the skills they exhibit rather than just their fuel economy statistics.

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Topics: Awards

The Benefits of GPS Tracking

Posted on January 27, 2017

We can not express enough the importance of having confidence in your carrier. You need to know that when you ship with us your load will be handled with care and deliviered on time. What better way to gain that confidence than by giving you direct access to track your load. With our online customer tools, you can log in and see exactly where your load is and gain the peace of mind that everything is right where it needs to be.

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Topics: industry

Sharing Time With Family

Posted on December 30, 2016

In the midst of this Holiday Season, it’s easy to find ourselves overwhelmed with last minute gifts, the anxiety and anticipation of getting together with friends and family, and numerous Christmas parties.  It can be wearying.  But then, there’s hope; the message of Jesus Christ, the gift of a Savior, Christmas music, the warmth of a fireplace, and the rekindling of relationships.  I absolutely love this season! 

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Topics: Culture

Recognized as a 2016 Top 50 Green Fleet

Posted on November 23, 2016

We are very proud to announce that we have been recognized by Heavy Duty Trucking (HDT) as a top 50 green fleet in 2016. This marks the fourth year in a row that we have received this honor.

Fuel efficiency has long been a key focus of our team at Nussbaum and is something that we believe everyone can support from top management all the way to the drivers that make it all happen.

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Topics: Awards

Delivering Quality Service as a Top 100 Trucker

Posted on September 30, 2016

We are thrilled to announce that we have been recognized as a Top 100 Trucker for the 6th year in a row. This honor is both humbling and gratifying to everyone from management, operations, customer service, and our drivers who work hard each day to ensure quality reliable service for our customers. We'd like to thank Inbound Logistics for this recognition as we continue to grow as a reliable, quality service provider.

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Topics: Awards

Fueling Professional Drivers With Habit Based Scoring

Posted on July 29, 2016

We believe that every driver wants to be a professional. When you teach them how to drive more professionally, that is something they can be proud of and is a reflection of our culture and belief that they are not just a truck driver.

- Brent Nussbaum, CEO

This idea drives many of Nussbaum’s driver incentives and benefits programs. It has lead us to develop programs that attract the most professional drivers in the industry. Most recently, it lead to an overhaul of our scorecard program and earned us recognition as a CCJ Innovator.

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Topics: industry, Insider

Leveraging Technology for Safer Driving

Posted on June 24, 2016

Mankind has always utilized the most advanced technologies available to make their work easier and safer. There are many jobs across the world that once required humans to put themselves into incredibly dangerous conditions that can now be performed with little or no human interaction.

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Topics: industry, Safety

Electronic Logging Devices - Prepared for the Future

Posted on May 27, 2016

On December 16, 2015, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a ruling requiring all commercial truck and bus drivers to begin utilizing electronic logging devices (ELDs) by December 18, 2017. These devices automatically record driving time, monitor engine hours, vehicle movement, miles driven, and location information replacing the old system in which driving and on duty hours were logged with paper and pencil making them difficult to verify the accuracy.

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Topics: industry