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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...

 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...

It used to be that whenever a truck was involved in a collision, the trucking company could end up paying regardless of whether the driver was at fault. SmartDrive is changing that.The new technology involves video cameras located in the truck and the cab. The...

The electronic logging device (ELD) rule specifies drivers who record their Hours of Service must find and implement an electronic logging device prior to the compliance deadline of Dec. 18, 2017.The final rule was published in December 2015. It is intended to enhance driver safety...

From drones to robot-assisted surgical procedures, it appears that which was once delegated to the realm of sci-fi fantasy is becoming increasingly mainstream.One of the latest such innovations is the autonomous semi-truck, the newest installation in a lineup of autonomous vehicles to hit the road...

The transportation industry is ever-evolving but dealing with a great amount of concerns; a shortage of truck drivers, capacity crunches, supply chain talent shortfalls, and slim customer service levels. In today’s global, highly competitive market, manual transactions are inefficient and reactive, which result in loss...