Driver of the Month – August 2020

I have the pleasure this month of introducing our next driver of the month – Thomas Schmitz. space space space space space space Thomas has been driving with BWY Transport just over a year now but has already made a big impact on our team.    When he is on the phone with dispatch or operations, it’s not uncommon to hear that person end up laughing or carrying on a great

Driver of the Month – June 2020

About Trev This month we are featuring owner operator , Trev, as driver of the month for June 2020.  Trev has been driving a truck for 5 years,  two of which have been with BWY Transport.  Residing in Atlanta, GA, Trev is the father of  four children- twin 15 year old boys, a 14 year old daughter and a 9 year old son, as well as two cats and a

Driver of the Month April 2020

This month we are featuring the story of Darron who was voted Driver of the Month for April 2020.  Darron started driving school in 2008 after working two jobs to support six children – YES, you read that right, six children.  Darron has three children of his own but he helped raise three other children in his extended family who would have gone to foster care had he not stepped

Driver of the Month – March 2020

BWY is excited to share the story of Johnnie, our driver of the month for March 2020!! space here “He’s always laughing and enjoying his job”!States his Dispatcher April Mulligan It was a joy finding out a little more about Johnnie when I contacted him  to tell him about being selected.  His response was a laugh and asking “How did that happen?”  I found out quickly that Johnnie is a

Get Winter Ready – Drivers

Written by: Robert McKenzie, Operations and Driver Qualifications. As we are coming into late fall, the weather is starting to get colder outside. We are now in the season that can see temps drop below the freezing mark regularly and continually. As most experienced drivers know, there are several precautions that we take to keep our trucks (and ourselves) running in top condition throughout the winter. The first thing that

Proper Load Securement: Save Time and Make More Money

Robert McKenzie Operations and Driver Qualifications Many drivers in the dry van side of the trucking industry do not spend a lot of time thinking about load securement. We all know that’s it’s a crucial part of the job for flatbedders, but the same is true for van drivers. Proper load securement is crucial for all drivers. A couple of ratchet straps take only minutes to apply and can save

Get to Know your BWY Staff

Doug Frizzell, Operations Manager Hello fellow colleagues, my name is Doug Frizzell and I’ve been with the BWY family for a little over two years now. That being said, I’ve been involved in logistics and transportation since the year 2005. That’s 15 years of one helluva rollercoaster ride of highs and lows as we all have come to know in this industry, that we now call our careers. However, this

Pre-Trip Inspections

Gordon Edelen, Manager of Contractor Services/Maintenance The best “trick” for a proper pre-trip inspection is to take your time and be thorough. Start at one point on the truck or trailer and work your way completely around the truck. Carry a flashlight with you as you do the inspection so you can see in dark places – even in broad daylight it can be difficult to see inside brake drums

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