Transportation

Five Benefits of Factoring Fuel Advances

Running a truck or a small fleet can be very expensive. Aside from paying drivers, the biggest expense that you often deal with is the cost of fuel (which must be bought effectively). Keeping your units fueled up can be difficult – especially if you work with shippers or brokers who do not offer quick-pays. […]

Will Using Fuel Advances Help My Small Trucking Fleet?

Fuel advances have been gaining popularity among owner-operators and small fleet owners in recent years. They can be a useful resource for carriers that are just starting out or are growing quickly. However, because fuel advances also have drawbacks and can be an expensive solution, you should use them carefully. What is a fuel advance? Many […]

How Does Fuel Advance Factoring Work?

A fuel advance is a financing option that many factoring companies offer alongside their freight bill factoring programs. Fuel advances provide funding to cover fuel expenses at the time you pick up a load. This option can be an ideal solution for small and growing trucking companies that need funds to take on more loads […]

How To Choose The Best Freight Factoring Company

In a previous article, we discussed the process that you should follow to select a factoring company. It shows you how to evaluate and select a factor that will be in the best position to help you. In this article, however, we discuss a few additional things to keep in mind if you are in the transportation […]

Useful Resources for Truck Drivers

Here is a list of useful resources for truckers. We are constantly updating this list. If you have a suggestion, please contact us through our Google+ or LinkedIn pages. Load boards Getloaded DAT uShip Landstar List of free load boards Truck Stop Locators CB 39 Truck Stop Locator Truck Stop Info Plus Travel Centers of […]

Best Mobile Apps For Truck Drivers (Truckers)

Here is the list of the best smart phone mobile applications for truckers. We car constantly enhancing this list. If you have a suggestion, please let us know through Google+, Linkedin or twitter. Document Management Tranflo Transflo is a mobile scanning solution that handles document delivery. Drivers can use it to send documents to carriers. […]

How to Finance Freight Truck Repairs

Having a freight truck break down is always a challenge, but successful trucking companies and owner-operators know how to get their power units repaired so that they can get back on the road with minimal down time. Ideally, you want to work with a mobile repair unit so that you can get the problem resolved as […]

How to Make a Successful Trucking Company: 7 Steps

The trucking business can be very profitable, but it is incredibly competitive. Many truckers try to get into the business every year and end up failing. This outcome usually happens to people who are great truckers but are not good business owners. Knowing how to run and grow your trucking business takes more than knowing […]

Factoring Financing For Small Freight Carriers

Although managing any size freight carrier is always challenging, managing a small freight carrier (four trucks or fewer) is particularly difficult. Most small freight carriers don’t have substantial cash reserves and often find themselves with cash flow problems when a customer delays a payment or two. These carriers often operate on the jagged edge of a […]

Shippers Won’t Offer Quick Pays? What To Do About It

Most transportation companies – freight carriers and brokers alike – benefit from working with shippers that offer quick pays. As the name implies, a quick pay is an invoice that is paid quickly by the shipper. Most customers that offer quick pays do so in order to get a discount or similar benefit. And the transportation […]