Timothy Brady is an author, columnist, speaker and business coach who provides information, training and educational presentations for large and small trucking companies, logistics organizations and community groups. He's the business editor American Trucker Magazine, the "Answer Guy" for trucking education website TruckersU.com, and author and business editor for Write Up The Road Publishing & Media.

As a speaker, Brady is inspirational, motivating, and empowering in his presentations.With 25 years of trucking experience, Brady's held positions from company driver to owner/operator to small trucking business owner, with experience in sales, insurance and business management, he has a well-rounded wealth of experience and knowledge. Visit TimothyBrady.com for more info.

Nov 22

The FMCSA’s Compliance, Safety and Accountability initiative (CSA) has been live for nearly a year, but many questions still remain.

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2 Aug 15

With all of the countless responsibilities a micro-carrier must address, why should a company with one to five trucks work on developing a well-defined freight lane?

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Oct 26

This is the worst question you can ask when talking to a freight broker or shipper because it puts total control of what they'll pay on the load into their hands.

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Jun 30

Listen to this story of how I turned cheap freight from vinegar into fine wine for one small carrier, using nothing more than industry experience, resourcefulness and dedication to finding a solution.

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May 18

With the economy on the mend, with freight availability increasing almost daily, many trucking companies’ thoughts are turning to adding more drivers.

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Nov 06

The real trick to being a successful trucker is good ol’ common sense. For a motor carrier owner, life goes by a load at a time. For a trucker, it goes by at sixty-five miles per hour.

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Nov 03

Here is a list of ten tricks which can help make the job simpler and more financially beneficial to the trucker, the shipper, the receiver and the trucking company.

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Sep 15

The biggest mistake many truckers make when doing load research is asking the wrong questions to brokers, shippers.

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Sep 10

When we discuss ‘niche’ hauling we are not advocating a “put all your eggs in one basket approach”. Spreading your risk is still the best idea. Just don’t spread yourself too thin by trying to haul for too many customers, in too large of an area.

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1 Sep 03

Niche Hauling: a geographic area, commodity, particular service, unique method, or specialized market for which a small trucking company is best suited. For the small or start-up trucking company, the best highway to success is to find a specific niche which is not being filled by the more traditional, larger trucking companies.

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