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What is Demurrage?

What is Demurrage? Depending on the type of freight you are involved in hauling you may run across the term various “demurrage” within your trucking contracts . This is not in reference to ground or air freight, but by a steamship line sailing cargo containers for various supply lines. [...]

By |2020-08-23T22:31:35-05:00July 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What is Demurrage?

The Future of Trucking Technology

The Future of Trucking Technology Two things in the world that don't appear to be going anywhere anytime soon: Trucking and Technology. In fact, the two have both come a LONG ways within our lifetime and never seem to stop growing. There are a lot of ways that we [...]

By |2020-09-02T15:22:19-05:00July 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Future of Trucking Technology

What Are the Commercial Truck Insurance Requirements?

What Are the Commercial Truck Insurance Requirements? There are alot of new owner-operators in the industry that have questions about commercial truck insurance requirements or even how to handle a freight claim. You came to the right place. Here we will be taking a deeper look at the world [...]

By |2020-08-23T22:46:36-05:00July 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What Are the Commercial Truck Insurance Requirements?

What is the ELD Mandate for Truckers?

What is the ELD Mandate for Truckers? Hopefully you have heard something about the ELD mandate by now if you are currently in the trucking industry as it is no longer a “new rule”. This can affect all drivers from owner-operators to large trucking companies. However, If you are [...]

By |2020-07-21T14:42:54-05:00July 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What is the ELD Mandate for Truckers?

Semi-Truck Maintenance: The Definitive Guide

Semi-Truck Maintenance: The Definitive Guide Have a warning light on? Depending on trucking roadside service far too often? How about some squealing that you don't know the cause of? In the trucking industry, your equipment is number one priority. This is especially true for an owner-operator that does not [...]

By |2020-08-23T23:31:09-05:00July 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Semi-Truck Maintenance: The Definitive Guide

Modern Trucks VS Classic Trucks

One of the great debates within the realm of owner-operators is whether to buy an older truck or a newer truck. That may sound like an obvious decision to some but when you actually look at the deeper issues that spark this debate you begin to see where the [...]

By |2019-10-07T13:44:24-05:00October 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Modern Trucks VS Classic Trucks

A History of Trucking

The history of the trucking industry is one that is far too often overlooked. If you look around at the things that impact your everyday life you will quickly see that all of it at one point or another required the trucking industry to get where it needed to go. [...]

By |2019-10-14T12:44:01-05:00September 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A History of Trucking

Improve Your Fuel Efficiency

When you think about semi-trucks, fuel is typically not the first thing that comes to mind; and let’s face it, paying for fuel sucks. The only way to get around it is to walk. That is obviously not an option in this industry, but what we can do is make [...]

By |2019-09-20T14:34:29-05:00September 17th, 2019|Trucking Business Tips|Comments Off on Improve Your Fuel Efficiency

Top Six Reasons Trucking Companies Fail 

Top Six Reasons Why Many Trucking Companies Fail Owning a trucking company can be a very rewarding career, but it’s not for everyone. Many come into this industry with unrealistic expectations. As with any business, for it to be successful there are certain precautions and practices you should adhere to. At the end of [...]

By |2020-09-01T16:53:34-05:00August 27th, 2019|Trucking Business Tips|Comments Off on Top Six Reasons Trucking Companies Fail 

A History of Factoring

A History of Factoring Freight Broker The concept of factoring is thought to trace back thousands of years to ancient Mesopotamia. For some this history may be surprising, however, if you know the history of this region, they were believed to be responsible for advancement in many of [...]

By |2019-09-20T14:41:15-05:00July 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A History of Factoring
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