Feb 07

In our last blog, Nicky Hammerlane was heading out to bring a piece of equipment back to his customer while B.A. Rhoades and his wife did a business cost analysis per Nicky’s instructions. Their goal: to keep B.A.’s competitor from stealing their freight customers...

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Jan 29

Nicky Hammerlane continues to try to help find a solution to B.A. Rhoades problem with a competitor undercutting his rates. Can B.A. eliminate enough costs to position himself to win back the shipper?

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1 Jan 24

B.A. Rhoades' competitor has been stealing shippers by tremendously undercutting the rate at which his trucking company can afford to haul the freight. Can Nicky Hammerlane help?

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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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Oct 22

In our last blog, we left Nicky Hammerlane finishing his laundry and preparing to make his next round-robin run cross-country, delivering custom fixtures to a large chain of stores.

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Mar 25

Using the wrong tax preparer could cost you -- big time! This week, our pals at eTruckerTax are sharing some simple tips about how to find the right tax professional for your specific tax needs in the freight hauling industry.


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Mar 05

Over the next few weeks, our pals at eTruckerTax are going to share some simple tips to help you prepare for the upcoming tax season. This week, they're talking about the six most common tax deductions overlooked by truckers.


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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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Feb 22

Tax season can be a worrisome time, but Buck Black of TruckerTherapy.com has some great advice for keeping your cool when dealing with the IRS.


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Jan 29

Last time out, Hammerlane was helping Duke Duggon price LTL and partial loads to help the one-truck owner-operator cut back on his deadheading miles. This week, they meet again in Oregon and Nicky shares his magic equations for figuring out profitable LTL rates.


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