July 16, 2019
With summer upon us, Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI), wanted to provide truck drivers with a friendly reminder on how to drive safely through work zones.
Mark Allen, International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) president and CEO, and Dot Transportation, Inc. President Paul Mugerditchian discussed today’s transportation challenges with a room full of food industry professionals during an Innovations 2019 seminar in St. Louis.
You spoke. We listened.
We are excited to announce the grand reveal of the other TWO veteran trailers on June 20, 2019. Join us at 10:00 a.m. CST to see all FOUR veteran trailers side by side before they make their way to every corner of the country—driven only by our Dot drivers.
Needless to say, truck driving is a vital part of our nation’s infrastructure and economy. Whether you’ve been a truck driver for decades or are considering entering into this exciting career, here are a few reasons why trucking is still the best job in America.
This year, the Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) put a regulation in place that limits the number of hours a truck driver may drive each day, as well as a weekly limit. There are separate regulations for drivers who carry goods and those who carry passengers.
At Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI), we want to ensure our drivers are safe and follow the rules that are in place. In the hopes of eliminating any confusion, we have provided additional information on what these updated regulations mean for our drivers.
Since summer is upon us, we figured it would be a great opportunity to discuss summer driving jobs. It has become common for people, like teachers, professors, or students, to look for summer work. More and more people in those occupations are starting to look to truck driving as their summer side hustle.
The trucking industry has been the focus of law enforcement for many years. Recently, there has been a trend to announce a special focus week. Some agency, usually the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), will determine a week in June and a particular violation type to address.
In case you missed it: Dot Transportation (DTI) hosted a Facebook Live event last week to answer any questions you had about Dot’s benefits package. So we wanted to compile all of the questions and answers in one place so you can continue to reference it.
All questions were answered by Driver Trainer Jeremy Flood, Corporate Benefits Manager Gina Ruffcorn, and HR Coordinator Megan Greening.
Inspired by our veterans, Dot wanted to create a commemorative display to show those who have served in all branches of the armed forces that we recognize and appreciate the sacrifices they have made for our country. During the summer of 2018, Dot Foods Senior Graphic Designer Yvette Seal created three new design options, which were put to a public online vote.