Allen Campbell

Allen Campbell has more than 18 years of experience in the trucking industry as a driver, owner/operator, broker, and small fleet manager. He is the founder of TruckingOffice, an online software that makes it as easy to run the business as it is to run the trucks. It handles dispatching, invoicing, IFTA reporting, and all the other things that get in the way of trucking.

Aug 18

As you know, the trucking industry is highly competitive. You may have gotten into the business because you love to drive, but in this industry, the businesses that thrive are the ones that realize that trucking is a business, and driving is just a part of it.

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2 Jul 18

When demand for trucks is high, rates go up too. Now is a great time to re-evaluate your current contracts and consider new business opportunities. Even if you are in a long-term contract, do not assume you cannot re-negotiate your rate.

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Jun 17

One of the main reasons for self-auditing a driver logbook is to catch bad habits before they turn into fines, tickets, or even accidents. Despite your best efforts, though, sometimes bad things happen anyway. So, in this post, let’s look at what you should do if one of your trucks is involved in a wreck.

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May 22

Staying on top of driver logbook issues is one of the primary duties you have as a trucking company owner. Self-auditing this important record is one of many steps you should take to ensure that you’re in compliance with DOT regulations. Making sure you comply with these rules is more important than ever since the passage of the Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 (CSA 2010).

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Mar 05

There’s an old saying that goes something like this: “take care of your own business; otherwise someone else will take care of it for you.” This is certainly true when it comes to self-auditing the driver logbook. As the owner or manager of your trucking company, you’re the person who bears ultimate responsibility for the accuracy of all logs.

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Jan 24

How familiar are you with the International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA)? Part of running a successful trucking company depends on your understanding of IFTA. With that in mind, I've prepared a Q & A on the most common questions drivers have about the agreement.

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Mar 01

Dealing with the taxman is never a fun experience but there are easy steps you can take now to make potential IFTA audits fairly painless.


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Jan 02

One of the great strengths of the trucking industry is how it’s connected to every sector of the U.S. economy. Check out four of the biggest trends in the freight hauling industry as we join 2013.


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Oct 18

Finding the right trucking company software can go a long way towards making your owner-operator business the financial success you want it to be. Here are some tips for picking the right one for your needs.


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