Transportation

Should Owner-Operators Use a Truck Dispatch Service?

Working with a truck dispatch service company can be one of the best – or worst – decisions that you ever make. It’s a decision you should make carefully. In this article, we discuss: Can a truck dispatcher help your company? How to select the right dispatcher How do they compare to freight brokers? What […]

Financing for Trucking Dispatchers

Transportation dispatchers play a critical role for owner-operators who are looking to grow their businesses. They help carriers with a number of critical tasks including finding loads, negotiating rates, keeping trucks on schedule, taking care of paperwork, and so on. Unlike freight brokerages that represent themselves, dispatchers represent owner-operators. This difference is important. Dispatchers are […]

Best Trucking Forums for Owner Operators

Running a small trucking company can be difficult, especially for new owner operators. One great source of industry advice and information are the trucking forums. They are a great way to connect with fellow drivers to share tips and information. In our experience, they have proven to be a valuable resource for truckers. Owner operators forums The following […]

Best Trucking Forums

Running a trucking company can be overwhelming sometimes, especially for new truckers. There are so many things to learn and figure out. One of the best places to get useful information about the business are the trucking forums. They allow you to connect with more experienced truckers and ask them questions. In our experience, these […]

How an Asset Based Loan can Finance a Trucking Company

Financial problems usually hit trucking and logistics companies that are growing quickly or implementing turnaround plans. The company starts running low in funds and is unable to pay all of their corporate expenses. At best, this makes managing the company difficult. At it’s worst, it can affect your ability to stay in business. Getting financing is […]

Implementing Your Trucking Company Business Plan

The most difficult step in starting a trucking company is often first step – getting started. The best business plan is useless unless you put it into action and start implementing it. However, this step can be difficult for many first-time trucking entrepreneurs. This article helps you take on the three most difficult steps of implementing […]

List of Hot Shot Load Boards

Hot shot loads can be hard to come by but they have an important advantage over other loads. Given that they are time sensitive, hot shot loads allow you to charge a higher price and make a better profit. Load boards are usually not the best way to get trucking contracts because competition is high and truckers […]

List of Load Boards for Car Haulers

Most new truckers start their businesses by looking for loads online. This article provides a resource for your growing business. It lists load boards and dispatches that specialize in posting automotive loads. Keep in mind is that using load boards is not the most effective way to find trucking contracts and grow your business. While you can […]

Free Load Boards for Truckers

Many new truckers start their businesses by looking for loads on line. Load boards have advantages because they let you find loads quickly and effectively. It’s an easy way to get the business rolling. Since new truckers often have tight budgets, using a free service is a good way to get some loads and save some money. Most of […]

How to Get High-Paying Freight Loads

The most important job for any broker, owner-operator, or small fleet owner is finding the best-paying freight loads to haul. For many, this task is the most difficult part of owning a trucking company. Unfortunately, many truckers and owner-operators go out of business because they don’t know how to find good loads. (Note: we do […]