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what is freight consolidation

What is Freight Consolidation?   Today we are going to dive in and learn about a part of cost savings part of commercial trucking called freight consolidation. If you have not heard this term before, you are sure to in the future. In actuality, this is pretty basic terminology that simply [...]

By |2022-04-19T13:15:16-05:00April 19th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on what is freight consolidation

TAFS Partners with BETA Consulting Group

TAFS, Inc., Partners with BETA Consulting Group Press Release Olathe, KS (February 4, 2021) - TAFS, Inc., a trucking industry leader in freight factoring, has integrated with McLeod Software® to provide a seamless user experience for factoring services. “This partnership gives TAFS’ clients the ability to significantly reduce [...]

By |2022-04-19T08:34:14-05:00April 19th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on TAFS Partners with BETA Consulting Group

Understanding the Freight Audit Process

Understanding the Freight Audit Process As a carrier in the trucking industry, it's important to understand the freight audit process because it can impact your company getting future jobs from certain shippers depending on their findings in the audit. The freight audit process is where the shippers examine logistics [...]

By |2022-03-23T10:09:57-05:00March 23rd, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Understanding the Freight Audit Process

How to Start a Car Hauling Business

How to Start a Car Hauling Business Are you wanting to be a business owner and get into the trucking industry and start-up a car hauling business or auto transport? Well, the transportation business is a great place to be but as with anything there is a learning curve [...]

By |2021-12-14T11:23:19-06:00October 26th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Start a Car Hauling Business

What Are the DOT Blood Pressure Guidelines?

What Are the DOT Blood Pressure Guidelines? As you know the government agencies that oversee commercial drivers such as the Department of Transportation and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration have a lot of regulations in place. Many of the medical regulations for truck drivers are based around various [...]

By |2021-12-14T11:23:50-06:00October 26th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What Are the DOT Blood Pressure Guidelines?

Your Guide to CSA Points

Your Guide to CSA Points Getting points sounds like a good thing to most, but you don’t want any of these points! Let’s take a look at CSA points and just what they mean when operating a commercial motor vehicle. We will discuss how you might get them, and [...]

By |2021-10-04T11:38:10-05:00October 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Your Guide to CSA Points

Truck Driving Tips For New and Experienced Truckers

Truck Driving Tips For New and Experienced Truckers Being a company truck driver or even an owner operator is not nearly as simple as just driving and watching for changing road conditions in bad weather, although many probably hold that assumption. In addition to needing to know how to [...]

By |2021-12-13T16:45:16-06:00October 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Truck Driving Tips For New and Experienced Truckers

What is Team Truck Driving?

What is Team Truck Driving? If you just got out of truck driving school with your CDL you are probably looking for trucking jobs with great weekly pay. Well, we may have a great option for you. With all the limitations on trucking today it can make it tough [...]

By |2021-10-04T10:41:11-05:00October 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What is Team Truck Driving?

20 Health Tips for Truck Drivers

20 Health Tips for Truck Drivers Health for truck drivers is a big deal that too often gets overlooked. With the majority of the options available to CDL drivers being that of fast food and truck stop options, an abundance of calories on a daily basis. Worse than the overload of [...]

By |2021-10-04T08:33:54-05:00October 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 20 Health Tips for Truck Drivers

8 Steps to Starting a Hot Shot Trucking Business

8 Steps to Starting a Hot Shot Trucking Business Have you thought about becoming your own boss as an owner-operator in the hot shot trucking business? It’s true, hotshot drivers can find this to be a very profitable business venture, but you need to make sure you get yourself [...]

By |2021-10-01T16:17:15-05:00October 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 8 Steps to Starting a Hot Shot Trucking Business
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