Navigate the trucking industry with these money-saving tips.Navigating a business within the trucking industry can be tricky. Do not run yourself down with bad business practices. Check out these money-saving tips.

Top 3 Reasons a Fuel Card Can Help Your Trucking Business

Top 3 Reasons A Fuel Card Can Help Your Trucking Business Owning a fuel card as an owner-operator can benefit your trucking company in a variety of ways. Cut costs on fuel, easily load funds to cards for your drivers to use, or even get a line of credit [...]

By |2019-03-27T10:17:46-05:00March 27th, 2019|Trucking Business Tips|Comments Off on Top 3 Reasons a Fuel Card Can Help Your Trucking Business

Why an APU in Your Truck is Worth The Investment

Why an APU in Your Truck is Worth the Investment Your truck is the heartbeat of your company, don’t press pause on your profit by choosing the wrong fit for your company’s rig. Purchasing an Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) is an easy decision when it comes to quality. However, once [...]

By |2019-05-22T09:53:22-05:00March 11th, 2019|Trucking Business Tips|Comments Off on Why an APU in Your Truck is Worth The Investment

Freight Factoring Rate: Look at the Total Cost

Freight Factoring Rate: Look at the Total Cost Most people compare factoring companies by the factoring rate because that would seem to be the easiest point to understand. If you factor a $1,000 invoice and the factoring rate is 1.5% then you should receive $985, right? Sounds like a pretty [...]

By |2019-06-18T16:07:12-05:00January 14th, 2019|Factoring Tips, Trucking Business Tips|Comments Off on Freight Factoring Rate: Look at the Total Cost

7 Key Factors When Choosing Freight Brokers for Your Trucking Company

How to Choose Freight Brokers For Your Company When it comes to finding freight as an owner-operator you have several options. There is a good chance you will choose to partner with brokers to find freight. Brokers work as intermediaries between your business and shippers. They make a profit by [...]

By |2019-04-26T15:00:46-05:00January 11th, 2019|Trucking Business Tips|Comments Off on 7 Key Factors When Choosing Freight Brokers for Your Trucking Company

Top Winter Driving Tips for Truckers

Top Winter Driving Tips For Truckers The winter months are fast approaching with inclement weather on the horizon. Operating an 80,000 lbs. truck can be a difficult task much less maneuvering your rig on the snow packed roads. One of the best ways to be prepared for winter driving is [...]

By |2019-01-07T10:25:01-05:00January 7th, 2019|Trucking Business Tips|Comments Off on Top Winter Driving Tips for Truckers

Freight Platform Mobile Apps: To Use or Not to Use?

Freight Platform Mobile Apps To Use or Not to Use? With technology on the rise, we are always discovering new ways to improve our lives whether it be by making things faster, easier or more efficient, it’s tempting to think that we can have everything-right in the palm of our hands. [...]

By |2019-05-01T10:37:43-05:00November 21st, 2018|Trucking Business Tips|Comments Off on Freight Platform Mobile Apps: To Use or Not to Use?

Preventive Maintenance Schedule Setup

Preventive Maintenance Setting Up a Schedule Preventive maintenance isn’t just necessary, it’s mandatory. According to the FMCSA Regulations, Section §396.3, “Every motor carrier and intermodal equipment provider must systematically inspect, repair, and maintain, or cause to be systematically inspected, repaired, and maintained, all motor vehicles and intermodal equipment subject [...]

By |2018-08-31T08:14:08-05:00August 15th, 2018|Starting a Trucking Company, Trucking Business Tips|Comments Off on Preventive Maintenance Schedule Setup

Top 7 Trucking Apps to Make Your Life Easier On the Road

Top 7 Trucking Apps to Make Your Life Easier On the Road In our technology-driven world, trucking industry apps are on the rise. Companies are using their mobile apps to produce new and innovative ways to improve the trucking experience and boost customer satisfaction. Check out our favorite mobile [...]

By |2018-08-13T11:40:10-05:00July 13th, 2018|Trucking Business Tips|Comments Off on Top 7 Trucking Apps to Make Your Life Easier On the Road

Credit Checks – Avoid Being Swindled

Credit Checks Avoid Being Swindled Would you give a stranger a $2,000 loan? If you haul freight for a customer and they don’t pay you immediately after dropping the load, that’s essentially what you are doing. Credit is the reality of the trucking industry. Most shippers remit payments based [...]

By |2018-08-31T08:14:09-05:00June 28th, 2018|Starting a Trucking Company, Trucking Business Tips|Comments Off on Credit Checks – Avoid Being Swindled