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May 27
Susie Delcoure didn’t know a lot about running a business when she first started STOAKE Trucking. She searched online for how to find loads, which led her to Getloaded. But she didn’t just use the load board to find loads. She used it to build a business network, turning the brokers and shippers she worked with from the load board into the regular customers. [More]
May 19
All over the country, there are empty trailers that need relocating. Many of them are available for loadouts. That means the company that owns the trailer will pay to have it moved, plus you can use the trailer to cover another load. With Getloaded’s new Power Only - Loadout search options, you can find those loads fast and easy. [More]
4 Apr 28
While deadheading is obviously expensive, detention time can cost you just as much. Even though a truck isn’t moving doesn’t mean it isn’t costing you money, so what's the best way to get compensated for your time? [More]
Apr 28
The next time you’re searching for loads for the trip home, make sure you look at the Dual-Leg Results, too. Not only does it give you even more options for getting home, but you can also use it to come home with more money in your pocket. [More]
1 Apr 03
Lawrence Jenkins got started in the trucking business by hauling sod in Louisiana. He became an owner-operator in 2005, and with the help of the extra business he’s been getting from the Getloaded load board, he purchased a second truck last year. He plans to buy a third next year. [More]
4 Mar 19

How often have you called about a load, only to learn that it’s too heavy for your equipment or that it’s lighter than what you’re looking for? Soon, all loads on Getloaded 3.0 will be required to have the weight listed before they're posted on the load board, so you'll have more information up front and can get rid of some of that wasted effort.

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Mar 19

Thomas Heilemann got his CDL as a backup plan. He joined driving school almost on a whim, but after he got behind the wheel, he was hooked. He started truck driving in 2004, and since he was only 21 years old, he earned a quick nickname "Campus Boy" because other drivers thought he looked more like a college student than a trucker.

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Mar 19
Are you going to be at MATS in Louisville, KY? We’ll have free t-shirts for any Getloaded members at the trucking show. We’re still looking for good trucking stories, too – tell us how you got into trucking, what sort of equipment you’re running, anything that’s happened over the road that was too crazy to believe. We could pay you $50 for the story. [More]
2 Feb 25
If you’ve been turning down loads recently because you didn’t have enough trucks available, your first impulse might be to start looking to add to your fleet. Adding a truck is costly, though. Starting your own brokerage might be a less expensive way to grow your trucking business. [More]
1 Feb 24
It’s a scenario many truckers are all too familiar with: You’re running out of hours and can’t find a place to park. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could reserve a parking spot ahead of time? Well, soon you can – at least at two rest stops in Tennessee. [More]