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Appreciating Our People

Posted on Jan 27, 2017

At Nussbaum, we are strongly focused on our people. Our mission statement says:

“We believe that the business exists for the purpose
of impacting people for eternity.”

These are not just some fancy words written up to decorate our wall. These are words we truly live by.


Topics: Culture

Overcoming Obesity on the Road

Posted on Jan 20, 2017

It is no secret that being a long haul truck driver is hard on your body. The fact that the job requires you to sit, strapped to your seat for hours on end is just the beginning. Add in the stresses and pressures of meeting deadlines and the fact that the most abundant and affordable foods available on the go tend to be the least healthy options it's easy to see how drivers are highly susceptible to obesity and other heath issues.


Topics: Health

App Spotlight - myPilot Mobile App

Posted on Jan 13, 2017

Every now and then we like to highlight a mobile app that we think drivers will find particularly useful. There are more and more apps rolling out that offer a multitude of tools to help drivers get through their day. But when it comes to an app that can really make the driver’s life a little easier, the new myPilot app from Pilot Flying J looks to stand above the rest. In fact, according to  Pilot’s website “make your life easier” is precisely what this app is designed to do.


Topics: insider, Equipment, Industry

Innovating for Drivers with Habit Based Scoring

Posted on Jan 6, 2017

We believe our drivers are some of the most professional in the industry. As such, we also believe they should be rewarded for their work as professional drivers. But when it comes to bonus programs the results are often too easily affected by factors outside of the driver's control. Drivers may be doing everything correctly, but weather or terrain might cost them a better bonus by lowering their fuel score despite their best efforts.


Topics: Culture