Unloading full semi-trailer loads of freight can be a very strenuous, and physically demanding job.
If you have been in the long haul trucking industry for any extended period of time, you inevitably have dealt with a lumper service in some capacity. Thousands of consignees across the U.S. choose to contract outside companies to unload their inbound truckload shipments. These lumper companies are responsible for basically unloading trailers as opposed to hiring in-house dock workers or paying drivers to unload the freight themselves. To continue reading click here.