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VOLUME 65 • ISSUE 5 • 2014 FEATURES


COVER STORY Blue Rock Rolls On Sidney-based Blue Rock Distributing passes centennial mark and continues giving back BY TODD TRAUB


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ON THE HORIZON Operational Costs of Trucking on the Rise 2014 updated research shows most costs increasing BY REBECCA BREWSTER


SAFETY CORNER Sleep Tips for the Professional Driver A few simple steps to get the most out of down time BY JAKE SANDAU


FROM THE HILL Bond, Broker Bond Food haulers, intermodal face brunt of increased bond challenges BY STEVE BRAWNER


IN PLAIN SIGHT Thank You, MCM Convention Sponsors! BY RWSTAFF


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MCM Board of Directors.......................................................................... 4 From MCM’s Executive V.P. Barry “Spook” Stang ............................. 5 Advertiser Resource Index....................................................................20 New Members..........................................................................................22 Calendar of Events..................................................................................22


ROADWISE | ISSUE 5, 2014 | www.mttrucking.org


IMAGES ON COVER AND THIS PAGE COURTESY OF BLUE ROCK DISTRIBUTING AND DESIGNED BY JON D. KENNEDY. 3


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