Trucking Jobs in Laurel, Mississippi

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Truck Driving Jobs in Laurel, Mississippi

Laurel, Mississippi Trucking Companies:

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Trucking Companies in Laurel, Mississippi

 

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Your Truck driving Definitions of the Day

Container (Shipping Container)

Standard-sized rectangular box used to transport freight by ship, rail and highway. International shipping containers are 20 or 40 feet long, conform to International Standards Organization (ISO) standards and are designed to fit in ships' holds. Containers are transported on public roads atop a container chassis towed by a tractor. Domestic containers, up to 53 feet long and of lighter construction, are designed for rail and highway use only.

Rolling Radius

Tire dimension from center of the axle to the ground; measured with tire loaded to rated capacity. Used in calculating geared speed.

Lowboy

Open flat-bed trailer with a deck height very low to the ground, used to haul construction equipment or bulky or heavy loads.

Bobtail

Traveling without a trailer

TL Carrier

Trucking company which dedicates trailers to a single shipper's cargo, as opposed to an LTL (Less Than Truckload) carrier which transports the consolidated cargo of several shippers and makes multiple deliveries. (see LTL Carrier)

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