Impact on Trucker due to economic slowdown

In early September, one of the largest Commercial Vehicle (CV) players in India, Ashok Leyland announced a shutdown schedule. This announcement preceded the news of the 59% drop in the production of medium and heavy commercial vehicles (M&HCVs). There are various speculations with the story, and some believe it is due to urban and rural consumption. According to a report …

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Truckers life during Indian Floods

Every year in the monsoons, heavy rainfall leads to floods. This year, states like Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Kerala were jolted by the season forcing over 1.2 million people to leave their homes and find shelter in government-run relief camps. Monsoon affects the environment and impacts the quality of life. The transportation system comes to a halt, and the infrastructure …

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Why? Digital Transactions for Truckers

Navigating through highways, thin lanes, rough roads, lonely cold evening, with no security is not easy. The truckers pass through familiar/unfamiliar streets carrying the expensive freight with a lot of uncertainty.   What if there is a robbery?  What happens to the lorry payments or the trucker’s valuables? At the loading point, the truckers receive cash, not only for their expenses, …

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Truckers Revenue Analysis on Industrial development

Key Industrial Regions help truckers get better revenues The economic development of a region in the country is directly related to the Logistic and Transportation goods movement. The growth, in turn, impacts the truckers revenue. Truckers revenue typically depends on the distance, the load and the frequency of trips made by the trucker. While the travelled distance is one factor, …

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Election time: May the best candidate win, but we truckers need to be told about e-ballot

Politicians will campaign and try to get the electorate to truck towards a voting booth. But, our humble trucker will be keeping the economy trucking. They will be crisscrossing the country to keep the economy chugging along. The government should let these guys use the e-ballot service. In fact, many in India don’t have any idea about using the e-ballot …

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Don’t use your truck driver’s truck as standing inventory, here’s why…

This combination of factors— low pay, high risk and low quality of life is driving a decline in the number of truck drivers. Truck drivers have been celebrated in the USA as the ones who criss-cross across the nation building the country’s GDP. They have been eulogised in songs and movies. The Indian driver is depicted as a hardworking, but, …