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 16

Being the newbie trucker can sometimes be hard, from learning how to acquire your CDL license to actually getting behind the wheel and delivering your first load. Are there any unspoken rules you need to know?

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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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May 21

We touched on team trucking briefly in this post about retirees taking up trucking as a second career. But, spouses are finding team trucking a viable option at all stages of their careers.

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May 07

Negotiating is one of the most important skills a trucker can possess to improve his financial position or his work environment. But it’s one of the areas where most Owner/Operators are the weakest.

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Feb 06

What is lane density? This is a term you may or may not have heard in the course of doing business as a trucker. But as you’re about to see, it’s very important in determining whether you are profitable or not.

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