How to Start a Trucking Company – Calculating Your Operating Cost

How to Start a Trucking Company Calculating Your Operating Cost It is a good time to be a truck driver; freight rates are on the rise and keep climbing higher! You are probably starting to think about expanding your business, but before you do, you should stop and calculate [...]

By | October 17th, 2017|business, Starting a Trucking Company|Comments Off on How to Start a Trucking Company – Calculating Your Operating Cost

Strong Relationships Create Success – J & J Hernandez, INC. and TAFS

Strong Relationships Create Success J & J Hernandez, INC. and TAFS At TAFS, we are changing how people view freight factoring. We are not just a financial institution. We are people helping people in the trucking industry succeed. By offering our clients quality, personal relationships, we can make a [...]

By | October 16th, 2017|business, culture, Factoring|Comments Off on Strong Relationships Create Success – J & J Hernandez, INC. and TAFS

Tips on Accepting FEMA Loads

Tips on Accepting FEMA Loads After a natural disaster, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) calls on the trucking industry to help haul loads to relief sites. “These loads tend to come with higher rates, but pay attention to the details,” says DJ Crocker, TAFS Director of Risk Management, [...]

By | September 20th, 2017|business|Comments Off on Tips on Accepting FEMA Loads

Hurricane Harvey isn’t a Match for Mr. Pap Logistics

Hurricane Harvey isn’t a Match for Mr. Pap Logistics The best aspect of the trucking industry is its people. We are a close-knit community. If you need help, there is always someone to give you a hand. Mr. Pap Logistics is a shining example of trucking’s nobility. Even when the [...]

By | September 18th, 2017|business, culture, Factoring|Comments Off on Hurricane Harvey isn’t a Match for Mr. Pap Logistics

America Runs on Trucking

America Runs on Trucking The trucking industry is the heart of modern America and truck drivers are the life’s-blood keeping America going. Truck drivers, like you, traverse every corner of the continent, hauling everything from oil to toothpaste. You supply hospitals with medicine. You deliver produce to grocery stores. [...]

By | September 15th, 2017|business, culture|Comments Off on America Runs on Trucking

Trust, Growth, and Success in Trucking – Melgar Trucking Service, Inc

Trust, Growth, and Success in Trucking Melgar Trucking Service, Inc Gilberto and his company, Melgar Trucking Service, Inc., (Melgar) has been with TAFS from almost the beginning. “I have been with TAFS for 8 years now,” Melgar says, “and during this time TAFS has been a great ally in [...]

By | August 15th, 2017|business, culture|Comments Off on Trust, Growth, and Success in Trucking – Melgar Trucking Service, Inc

10 Years of TAFS – Supporting Trucking’s Noble Purpose

10 Years of TAFS Supporting Trucking's Noble Purpose Business is a collaborative effort. It is not a faceless entity, but a group of people working towards a common goal. For the past 10 years, our goal at TAFS has been simple. We want to help trucking companies like yours [...]

By | August 11th, 2017|business, culture, Factoring|Comments Off on 10 Years of TAFS – Supporting Trucking’s Noble Purpose

JJ Fast Transportation – Growth Through Teamwork

Client Spotlight JJ Fast Transportation Running a business is like running a 3-legged race. You tie yourself to your partner and count on them to help propel your business forward. If your partner missteps, it affects you immediately and, sometimes, causes you major setbacks. Earlier this year, one of [...]

By | July 18th, 2017|business, culture|Comments Off on JJ Fast Transportation – Growth Through Teamwork

TAFS is Proud to Announce a New Partnership: ProDispatch!

ProDispatch A New Partnership Are you spending valuable time and money trying to find freight? Tired of digging through load boards for the best deals? Search no more! TAFS has the solution. Our new partnership with ProDispatch allows TAFS to help our clients with their dispatch needs. What is [...]

By | June 15th, 2017|business|Comments Off on TAFS is Proud to Announce a New Partnership: ProDispatch!

Tires: Preventative Maintenance and Retreading

Tires Preventative Maintenance and Retreading Do you consider tires a one-and-done product? When the tread is gone, is time for brand new tires? Not anymore. It is time to change your way of thinking. Tires are some of the most expensive parts of the truck. Do not throw them [...]

By | June 15th, 2017|business, maintenance|Comments Off on Tires: Preventative Maintenance and Retreading