Illinois trucking jobs

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Finding the freight job for you

Driving a Sisbro truck

Truck driver jobs are demanding and dangerous. The industry has various types of jobs that range in complexity and levels of training and conditions vary widely by the job. We are happy to take a few minutes to go over all the different types of freight jobs. Dry Van and Refrigerated Freight Dry van and…

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Women in the trucking workforce

Woman truck driver speaking on behalf of Sisbro

The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics categorizes truck drivers, as well as several other manual labor jobs, as nontraditional for women. Steadily, that is changing. Women made up 6 percent of the 3.5 million sales workers and truck drivers employed in 2018, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, but it was a…

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Navigating The Roadway Alongside Semis In High Winds

Dark storm cloud and rainy

High winds and severe weather create unique challenges for both the truck driver and other drivers. Sisbro put together a few tips to help the average car or truck safely navigate around tractor trailers in special conditions. Anticipate wind gusts The best way to deal with windy conditions is for both the truck driver and…

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High Blood Pressure and Truck Driving

Doctor taking blood pressure measurement

If you have high blood pressure, you may be fit to drive as long as you are working to reduce stage 1 or 2 hypertension. Your DOT physical will become part of your driving record and you may be medically certified to drive a truck anywhere from three months to a year depending upon the…

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What’s a dedicated truck driver?

Paul Castellanos-Sisbro Chicagoland Truck Driver

Most truck drivers are “dedicated” to their jobs, but not all are dedicated truck drivers. Does that make sense? Starting in the industry, you’ll see all types of truck drivers. Some are independent contractors, some are over-the-road drivers, but then there are also dedicated truck drivers. This is when a driver operates in a specific…

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Your future as a truck driver

Sisbro Truck Driver-Cody Cecil

Every year there is a new batch of adults looking to enter the workforce or switch up their employment opportunities. With each passing year, trucking companies see an increased desire for the driver career choice. We also see those looking for something different than that regular 9-5 life with a hovering boss. One of the…

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Truck driver career outlook

front of a Sisbro truck

Sisbro truck drivers know it’s a great time to be a part of the trucking industry. According to the American Trucking Association, freight tonnage is projected to grow 40.4 percent over the forecast period between now and 2028. They also predict that revenue from hauling goods is expected to rise 89.1 percent by 2028. With…

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Trucker working hours

Aerial view of Sisbro truck pulling out of drive

Working hours are something that employers and employees track alike; whether that’s to ensure your paycheck is correct, or to see how much time you’re spending a week on the job. There are more desirable hours to spend on the road, and even your preference of distance to drive. Everyone is different; some prefer to…

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Sisbro’s on your side in an emergency

Sisbro truck driver

Emergencies don’t wait for a convenient time to happen. It’s highly likely that an emergency will happen in your life while you’re on the road and on the job. You will be driving along, minding your business, when the phone rings and it’s your loved one with some bad news. Emergencies can be the death…

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Illinois trucking jobs

Sisbro driver leans against truck

Are you looking for an Illinois trucking job? Then look no further than Sisbro, Inc.! Searching for a career in the trucking industry can be a strenuous task; every business is going to offer various benefits and job requirements. Do you know what you’re looking for in your employer for an Illinois trucking job? Keep…

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