When you become a truck driver, your truck becomes your second home. Your supplies, food, and personal items need to be well organized since a truck cab is a small space.
Furthermore, you’ll want paperwork and records readily accessible without having to dig around when the time comes to produce them.
In this blog post, we provide 4 simple hacks to enhance organization when you’re out on the road.
When you live in your vehicle, velcro and adhesive hooks become your lifeline. These inexpensive and easy-to-install items are perfect for turning empty wall space into extra storage.
Forget stuffing your clothes and supplies into duffel bags and shoving them under seats. Instead, take note of areas on your cabin walls where you can hang items, such as clothes, cooking supplies, and accessories.
Pocket organizers are also nifty and typically hang over the top of a door. This is great for holding shoes, jewelry, knick-knacks, and office supplies.
In this day and age, there are many common household appliances that come in a travel size- bonus points if it’s USB chargeable.
This includes a handheld vacuum cleaner, mini fridge, or vacuum sealed bags. Packing cubes or storage bins are also handy to keep items categorized, just make sure to add labels so it’s easy to find specific items.
Organizing your truck can be as easy as adopting new habits. For example, make it a habit to always empty your trash can while filling up the gas tank.
Before bed, it also helps to pick up your cabin and check for any messes. Doing this every day keeps cleaning to a minimum.
In 2022, there are plenty of ways to digitize your work, making management, communication, and organization easier for those in the logistics industry.
Start by browsing through the numerous apps available for download on your smartphone that help you keep track of your documents, scan and send documents from your phone, communicate with team members, create meal plans, and scope out the cheapest fuel prices, etc.
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