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President’s Safe Driver Club Award Winners

Four Xtreme Trucking drivers were recently recognized by the Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association and granted membership to its prestigious President’s Safe Driver Club. Clifford Madosh III, Dale Lau, Charlie O’Laughlin and Jerome Levash (not pictured) received the honor at a banquet held in March. Established in 1996 by the Wisconsin Council of Safety Supervisors, the

How Xtreme Trucking Is Helping Customers Navigate Supply-Chain Challenges Amid COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic dealt a massive shock to the United States’ supply chain, likely the largest since World War II.  Many predict its lingering impact could be worse than the Great Recession. The disruption to freight volumes and demand is nothing short of tumultuous. With factories temporarily closing and economic activity grinding to a halt

COVID-19: What Do I Do If I Feel Sick on the Road?

With COVID-19 continuing to spread across the U.S., it’s important to know how to care for yourself while out on the road. Here are some step-by-step recommendations about what to do if symptoms develop along your route and away from home.   Watch for symptoms Having a cough or fever might feel like a cause

What to Look for in a Refrigerated Transport Company

The search for a reliable refrigerated transport company is often fraught with overwhelming options, and those seeking the service tend to make the task more difficult by their approach.  Companies err when only considering the quotes presented, instead of weighing everything included in the price. It’s vital to note not all refrigerated carriers provide the

Company Memo: COVID-19

Employees, Vendors and Customers, Xtreme Trucking LLC is committed in remaining fully operational during these troubling times.  We understand the importance of keeping America moving by delivering everyday essential products that Americans rely on to live. We are taking the COVID-19 pandemic seriously and will be putting safety measures in place to slow the rapid

Xtreme Trucking Adjusts Focus to Strictly Temperature-Controlled Freight

As of February 26, 2020,  Xtreme Trucking LLC has sold its open-deck division to Quick Transport of Kaukauna, WI.  The sale of the flatbed division will allow Xtreme to focus solely on Refrigerated Freight, which has been its dominating division throughout the years.   “It’s no secret that our Refrigerated Fleet has been our major

6 Reasons to Become a Professional Truck Driver

The United States depends every day on truckers making on-time deliveries. Carrying food, fuel, livestock, vehicles and many other things Americans use and depend on, truck drivers are ‘the wheels’ driving the U.S. economy forward. In fact, trucks deliver nearly 70 percent of all freight transported annually in the U.S., and the American Trucking Association

DOT Inspections: What All Truckers Need to Know

The Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires every commercial motor vehicle to be assessed once every 12 months by a qualified inspector. They ensure trucks are in good working condition and improve the safety of truckers and those with whom they share the road. These inspections must be treated as a

4 Industry Benefits Driving More Women to Trucking Careers

In preparation for retiring Baby Boomers and the overall increased demand for goods amid future growth, trucking industry recruitment efforts are venturing into underrepresented demographics – namely women. And the effort to get more women behind the wheel of a big rig is paying dividends.  According to the American Trucking Association, the trucking industry saw

FMCSA Publishes Proposed HOS Rule Changes

Revisions would help prevent driving fatigue and save truckers money     The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has officially proposed changes to relax truck driver hours-of-service (HOS) regulations. The possible revisions follow months of discussions with truck drivers, driver and carrier groups and other industry stake holders as well as a series of