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Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2020 starts on September 13, 2020. Though our top priority is our drivers' health and happiness every week, this week is a great opportunity to reflect on how important our drivers are and how much we appreciate them. Throughout the week, as well as...

Simon Transport satisfies supplier diversity initiatives as an SBA-certified woman-owned and operated small business.   July 27th, 2020 [Salt Lake City, Utah] – Simon Transport (www.simontransport.com), a provider of refrigerated and flatbed transportation solutions to help suppliers and shippers safely and timely deliver freight announces that it...

Lately, it may seem like all news is bad news. We disagree. While the bad news is taking the spotlight, good news is standing just outside of the spotlight. Take a quick look at the good news in the transportation industry over the last week....

There are two groups of people that see more of every city than anyone else: law enforcement and truck drivers. With over 800,000 truck drivers and 650,000 police officers as of 2018, you can see a semi truck on any street corner before you’ll see...

If you’re an OTR driver spending up to 14 hours per day behind the wheel, it can feel like there’s little time left to spend on other activities. Finding hobbies that you can pick up while at rest stops, awaiting pick-up, or on your reset...

  At Simon Transport, we supply every company driver with a late-model Freightliner. As we expand, we continue to add new trucks into our fleet. Earlier this summer, we introduced a handful of 2020 model Freightliner Cascadias. The new Cascadias are much more than just a...

Dear Drivers,    We at Simon Transport want to give a heartfelt “THANK YOU” to the professional truck drivers across the United States. We know the struggles and hardships a life in trucking can bring, but each one of you is vital to our livelihoods and our economy....

One thing truly transcends everything else as a trucking company: safety. At Simon Transport, we pride ourselves on many things: our family atmosphere, culture of excellence, great equipment, great benefits, and more. But it’s our commitment to the motor public’s our drivers’ safety that we’re...

How Truck Drivers Can Keep a Clean Head   At Simon Transport, our drivers are our top priority. A huge part of keeping a happy driver is to give them the tools and tips necessary to keep your spirits high and stay happy out on the road. As with...

While on the road, you need to save money (as well as make money). All of the little expenses of everyday life and travel add up, so here are some money saving tips for truck drivers to stretch that hard earned dollar while not giving...

Are you out on the road, missing your loved ones back home? Do you feel an intimacy distance growing as much as the physical distance? Driving for a living presents some challenges as it demands so much of your time away from home. However, it...