Truck drivers keep the world going. Without them, we would be hungry, without clothing, and lacking all the luxuries we have in the United States. If you don’t believe me, check out this article describing the timeline of what would happen if trucks suddenly stopped running.
We have so much to be thankful for what truck drivers deliver each day…here’s a list of the Top 10.
Because truckers are vital to our economy, it’s important that we show our appreciation to them. They sacrifice many days away from home each week to travel the roads and deliver wares for us. Drivers are also critical to logistics companies – without them, those companies would not exist. Therefore, logistics companies should beeager to show their appreciation.
Not only is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week in September a good time to thank them, but holiday Christmas gifts at the end of the year is also a great time show appreication to your drivers. Show them how important they are to you and you’ll have long-term drivers working for your company.
Below you’ll find our recommended 5 great gifts for truck drivers for any time of the year.
Spring Polarized Sunglasses
There’s one thing a trucker needs and that’s a good set of sunglasses. However, a backup pair is always appreciated. These polarized sunglasses allow for you to have your company name printed on the arm of the sunglasses. You can bet this gift will be utilized daily. Many truck drivers spend a lot of time traveling a route that is East/West, therefore, sunglasses are mandatory in the morning when driving East and in the evening when driving West.
While we definitely don’t condone wearing earbuds while driving, these Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds would make great gifts for truckers. Whether kicked back in the cab of the truck after a long day’s drive or stretching your legs at a rest stop, these earbuds can be a great handsfree way of calling home to talk to your family. Similar to Apple AirPods, these earbuds charge while in the case!
Coleman 6D 3-Panel LED Lantern
If mechanical issues arise while on the road at night, you need a good light won’t cut it. You need a great light. These Coleman 6D 3-Panel LED Lanterns put off an unbelievable amount of light. You can light up all the panels at once or pick and choose which panels to light up depending on the amount of light you need. Additionally, there are three removable panels which can be used independently of the whole unit so you can position light in specific areas. Rain is no problem for this light because it is water-resistant. Check out the 2-Panel version here if your budget isn’t high enough for the 3-Panel version.
Leather Work Gloves
If you drive a truck, you’ll need to do some periodic maintenance to your truck. Or, you’ll need to load or unload. Either task calls for a good set of gloves. These Canyon Outback Leather Work Gloves are high-quality, durable gloves which will last many years. Your company logo is debossed on the back of each glove, reminding your drivers of you. The reinforced leather palms are great for the rugged work that truckers do on an everyday basis.
Coleman Brewski Stainless Steel Tumbler
A cold beer after a long day is a great way to relax and there’s no better tumbler than these Coleman Brewski Tumblers to keep your beer ice cold. Truck drivers will love this tumbler, including the built-in bottle opener on the bottom. Whether the tumblers are used for beer, coffee, and water, the vacuum insulated double-wall stainless steel provides superior heat and cold retention for any drink. Your logo can be printed in one color, full-color, or laser engraved on the sides of tumblers.
If you have truck drivers working for your company or if your business receives a lot of deliveries from truckers, show them your appreciation with one of the these gifts. Perhaps you may like one of these gifts for truckers.