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Another Use for Shipping Containers

February 27, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

An international shipping container is always first thought of for use in international cargo shipping. This is not always the case however. There are many people, especially in third world nations that will take these international shipping containers and make them into buildings. More often than not these containers become homes for people who cannot afford to build a home of their own. People go out in search of containers that have been discarded by the shipping lines for being broken with holes, etc and have them moved to another area. They create little shanty towns that are not too far from the port. Unfortunately some of these containers also get stolen for the same purpose. There are also companies that are selling these containers for use as buildings. They sell brand new shipping containers that have be fitted to work as a building. So when you are searching for a new home, keep in mind that you can always use an overseas shipping container.

Finding High Paying Truck Driving Jobs

February 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Searching  on cdl driving jobs  is the quickest way to find a truck driving job  online. You can check out many trucking company profiles by category or by geographical area. And when you find one you like you can submit  your job application to that company, or any number of companies online, through the site. This gives the driver seeking employment a lot of control over his job search, and that’s good. There are many opportunities  out there. Check out the company driver, owner operator, lease-purchase and team opportunities and see for yourself. It only requires filling out an application and sending it online to find the truck driving job that you’re looking for.


There are literally hundreds of trucking job opportunities on some websites, with a choice of  virtually every type of truck: vans , refrigerators, drop deck, double, triples, flatbed trucks, specialized trucks and tanker trucks, over the road or regional or dedicated positions , or even  local truck driving jobs   can be found.

Finding  high paying truck driving jobs  is as simple as following these steps; First, decide what area of driving interest you have, for example, owner-operator or company driver. The you can find a list of the companies that have opportunities for drivers  like you. The n fill out you application and submit it to those companies. The best websites are the ones that offer you more than just  job listings . The best websites offer assistance from people who have real truck driving  experience.

Save Money With Retreads

February 19, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The times are hard and money is hard to come by. For most businesses, demand has been a bit slow since the 2009 downturn. Transport fleets are especially hard hit by lack of demand for goods as they depend on this demand to move the goods needed. Having to replace tires in times like these can be a headache for a fleet manager. Retread tires are a way out of this headache, however temporary. They can keep the fleet moving until a break comes.


Even personal car owners are struggling with car costs. On top of the garage service fees, changing tires can be a horrendous cost, especially if all four have to go. There are some good retreads out there that can give very good service for up to a year. This is quite a relief for those hard pressed by car expenses. One can always shop around for a good bargain on the internet or local magazines. Some dealers even give retreads with a guarantee on performance. This is a life saver especially seeing as it is that retreads depend on craftsmanship of the dealer.

If you live in Delaware, there are good Delaware tires deals that you can get by looking around patiently. Always remember that cheap is expensive. Even if they are retreads, they have to have a minimum standard qualification. Badly done retreads will just cost you more in the long run, not to mention the risk to the passengers. Good retreads however, can be a great way of saving money.

Owner Operator Trucking Jobs

February 18, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

A class A truck is popularly known as a tractor trailer, and these are trucks we usually thing of when we hear the words “truck driver”. In order to find truck driving jobs  one must first have a class A license, since the big rigs are notoriously difficult to handle.

And also, a truck driver is expected to drive a large capacity vehicle, typically more than three tons, and deliver that load to a specified destination by a specific time. In owner operator truck driving jobs  the driver is expected to find the loads he is supposed to haul and schedule the jobs. That means the trucker has to wear a lot of different hats, and deal with responsibilities that are no less important to jis livleyhood than getting the load to its destination on time. The upside is that owner operator is his own boss.

At the opposite end of the spectrum of truck drivers, are those drivers who have trucking jobs   . The advantage for these drivers lies in security and predictability, of their schedule, of the number of miles they will cover, of when they can be home, and of their paycheck. While they don’t call the shots, they can expect an income that is as reliable as their employers company is. Although these days no one feels their job is completely secure, the dedicated truck driver can leave most of the worrying to the main office and focus on hauling the freight that he’s responsible for.

Tips on Buying Retreads

February 17, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Retread tires can be a great money saver. For those undergoing the harsh economic spell, buying retreads is one way to reduce expenses on the car. When you come across good ones, they can give you a very satisfactory performance and have you saving good money. Tires are some of the most expensive car parts. Having to replace all four can be quite a heavy cost. This is truer if a larger vehicle needing more tires is in question, like a 26 wheeler truck.  Replacing all 26 tires could cost upwards of $15000.

When looking for retreads, the key question is not how cheap they are but how well done they are. Remember that retreading is a craft and like any other craft, some artisans know how to do it better than others. Badly done retreads can be quite damaging not to mention downright dangerous. There some things to look for in a well done retread. The treads should be evenly done and in the correct depth. This ensures the car has an even grip. The treads should be also well spaced. Not too thin as they wear out fast, and not too wide as the traction will be less.

Wheel reconditioning when well done gives high performance tires than can last up to a year depending on the usage. Remember to look for the best not necessarily the cheapest. In this you are assured of a good product. Ask the dealer for a guarantee. This will put your mind at peace.

The Benefits of Buying Retreads

February 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Retread tires are a great buy. Most of us don’t have the need for the performance of brand new tires and these will more than adequately fill your need. Not everyone knows what sort of saving or value they can get from buying retreaded tires instead of brand new. Here are three of those benefits.


Brand new tires cost roughly double of retreads. Depending on how big your wheels are and what sort of tires you require, that can be a significant saving. The larger the tire the more costly they tend to be. The savings increase if you live in an area that requires different tires based on the season. Either way you can make a saving on your tires, if you are looking for tires York PA or anywhere else.


You can reinvest whatever you save on your tires when you buy retreads. In most cases, the money goes right back in to the car. You can buy new rims, get little scratches fixed, or whatever you need to do. The saving can directly translate into adding value to your car.


Buying retreads can actually add value to your vehicle. If you are selling your vehicle, a quick upgrade from your used (and probably worn) tires will immediately add value to any interested party. The retreads look just like brand new tires and will give your car a facelift.

The bottom line is that there is definite saving and value in buying retreads rather than going for brand new. It does depend on your specific situation but the arguments for it are hard to ignore. If you are in the market for a set of tires or looking to sell your vehicle, have a look at your retread options.