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7 Ways How Overloading a Truck Lowers Your Profits

The temptation to overload a truck is mainly motivated by an attempt to maximize profits by cutting down on the number of trips required to move a given quantity of goods. By reducing the number of trips, truckers aim at spending less on fuel and consequently increase their profit margins. While this kind of reasoning […]

Truck Driving Tips for Drivers On Kenyan Roads

Truck drivers play an important role in Kenya’s economy. Apart from delivering the necessities that keep our factories, shops, homes, workplace, and hospitals up and running, these great men and women also have a duty and responsibility to support their families. Like many other jobs, truck driving carries with it an inherent risk of injury […]

Seat Belts: 3 Seconds or Your Life.

On average, it takes only three seconds to wear a safety belt once inside the car. But still, after more than 30 years of public awareness campaigns and laws that make it mandatory, a significant population of Kenyan drivers and passengers still put themselves at great risk of serious injury or death by not wearing […]

Your Skills and Talent At The Wrong Place Are Worth Nothing.

In most cases, job satisfaction comes when skills and talent match the requirements of a workplace or career. To get a deeper understanding of your skills and talent against your career choice, consider this short story; A mother camel and her baby were relaxing under a tree watching the sunset. The baby camel looked at her […]


I love going to places I’ve never been to and particularly love to take long road trips to destinations where no one knows my face. If you are reading this, I bet you are a road tripper at heart and will agree with me on the fact that road trips are measured in moments. The […]

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3 Tips For Hiring Your Truck Online.

The internet has become a leading source of new customers for many businesses and the trucking sector has not been spared either. Browse through the leading social media platforms and you will notice an increasing number of transporters, suppliers and home movers leveraging on the power of the internet to rope in new customers and […]

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Top Truck Dealers and Manufacturers in Kenya

Owning a fleet comprising of only the best and most reliable trucks is what every truck owner aims for. What therefore comes to mind when buying a truck are the leading and respected brands in the market. If you you have plans of getting yourself a nice and reliable truck, here is a quick list […]

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How to Pack Glass and Fragile Items When Moving House

Home movers in Kenya face two major pain points during house relocation. First is the overall cost of moving and settling into a new house. The second is ensuring that there is zero damage to the items being moved.  In this article, you’ll learn how to eliminate breakage and damage to your fragile items when […]

5 Things to do when your vehicle breaks down on the road

Having a vehicle or truck break down and stall in the middle of the road is an experience that every driver prays will never happen to them. But as reality stands, it does happen and usually at the worst time, in the worst of places. If your vehicle breaks down while on the road, chances […]

14 Smart Tips for Reducing Stress when Moving House in Kenya

Every month, thousands of us pack up our belongings, load them onto trucks, and head to new houses. While the task of home moving brings a chance to open a new chapter in life, the task of sorting through belongings, packing and loading them onto trucks is a very different story altogether. Home moving is […]