2020 was a wild ride, but it continued to be a top priority to keep drivers informed and educated while they were out on the road. The top six most-read blog posts of 2020 showed that our drivers were looking to improve their safety mindset, while still being interested in Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI) updates and fellow driver stories.

Ready to reminisce? Here are the top six blog posts of 2020:


The Importance of Situational Awareness

Often, when we get stuck in the same routine day in and day out, we start to get comfortable in the scenarios that play out. What we forget is this routine can change in an instant. Not being prepared for this change can have serious consequences.


Top 5 Reasons You Should Drive for Dot Transportation

At Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI), we are proud of the stability we offer our drivers and their families. In 2020, we are celebrating the 60th anniversary of Dot Foods and the 29th anniversary of DTI, and we are proud to report that we have never had a layoff—ever.


How Much Experience Do You Need to Drive with DTI?

The short answer to that question is “none.” At Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI), we understand that some of the best drivers may not be professional truck drivers yet. You may still be in school to get your commercial driver’s license (CDL) or still weighing the pros and cons of being a professional driver.


US to Canada Transborder Operations

It’s a great privilege for me to announce that starting August 3, 2020, we’ll have U.S. drivers and trucks running cross border into Canada! They will be bringing supplier freight to the Brampton distribution center (DC) and returning to the U.S. with Dot-managed purchase orders (PO). This process will give us greater control over our inventory fulfillment at the DCs and position Dot to be able to flex capacity as volume increases while at the same time managing and controlling cost.


Idaho Wins President’s Award with Fewest MVAs Fleet-wide

Our Dot Foods Idaho fleet has won the President’s Award four out of the last five years. Even though they’ve often had other distribution centers (DC) nipping at their heels, they’ve remained front-runners and brought home the trophy!


Diana Avila Celebrates 20 Years Behind the Wheel

Dot Foods California Driver Diana Avila recently celebrated 20 years driving for Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI) and took time to reflect on family and co-workers who have shown love, provided encouragement, and offered guidance throughout her career.