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February 13, 2019

Career U-Turns

The story of two Dot employees who made career changes and hit the road. Interested in driving for Dot? Click here to learn more!

“My last job doesn’t compare to how Dot treats employees,” Brim said. “I couldn’t ask for anything better.”

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January 28, 2019

Healthy Eating Tips for Truck Drivers

It can be difficult to eat healthy while being out on the road. Convenience stores have made it almost too convenient to stop in for a quick (typically unhealthy) snack, fast food restaurants surround every truck stop, and it can be easier to grab a treat on the go rather than plan ahead.

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January 7, 2019

Top 10 Priorities for the Distribution Industry

The American Transportation Research Institute published its paper on critical issues in the trucking industry. Check out the main priorities for 2019.

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October 22, 2018

11 Autumn Safety Tips for Truck Drivers

School is back in session, the weather is changing, and the holidays are on the way. It is a wonderful time of the year.

Every day of the year, our goals are to return you home safely, to a safe home environment you can enjoy during the upcoming season. Here are a few tips and reminders to help during the fall season.

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October 15, 2018

Top Mobile Apps for Drivers

Looking for some apps to make life easier on and off the road? Check this out…

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October 9, 2018

Five Trucking Movies: From Fantastic to Frightening

Truck driving is more than just a job, it’s a lifestyle. And an iconic one at that. This iconic status means that the big rig has often been portrayed on the silver screen, for better or worse. Here are five movies we believe deserve a second (or first) watch.

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September 18, 2018

Earn to Learn Program Provides Career Transition Assistance

National Guard Association of Indiana (NGAI) Community Partner Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI), has developed a career transition program to support individuals looking to break into the trucking industry. The Earn to Learn program, launched in 2014 by the Cambridge City distribution center (DC), works with selected applicants to obtain funding for CDL-A school as well as paying students a weekly stipend of $500 during school and $750 during the training and orientation period. (click to learn more)

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September 10, 2018

Meet a Dot Driver: Brenden O’Reilly

Imagine your office boasted the most beautiful views of the Great American Outdoors. For a new U.S. citizen, what could be better?

In the six years since Brendan O’Reilly began driving for Dot Foods, he’s seen over 670,000 miles of the nation. He says being a truck driver allows him an outside view he wouldn’t experience in other jobs.

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September 3, 2018

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

Alzheimer’s disease. The name alone feels devastating. It is a life-changing degenerative brain disease that nearly 6 million people live with and it affects millions more.

It is more deadly than breast cancer and prostate cancer … combined.

Of the top ten causes of death in the United States, it’s the only one that can’t be prevented, cured, or even slowed.

We can, however, make an impact. At Dot Foods and Dot Transportation, we believe in the power of hope for a cure.

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August 28, 2018

Eating Healthy on the Road: McDonald’s Edition

When you think of McDonald’s, you think of super-sized greasy food, right? Me too. Turns out, there are some choices that can give you the right combo of good nutrients and a reasonable calorie count. Plus, they will leave you feeling satisfied and full and won’t make your bank.

Here are some ideas for each meal of the day.

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