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5 Questions to Ask if You’re Thinking About Buying a Truck
Ask yourself the following questions before purchasing a truck.
Freight News Friday: ELD consequences, Hours of Service legislation, and more
Freight News Friday brings you top industry news from Truckstop.com, the source for innovative technology solutions for the freight community. Visit us for weekly updates covering trucking insights, legislative changes, Load Board news, and freight topics.
Spot Market Update & Seasonality by Noël Perry
Week 25 Market Analysis – Has Something Happened?
The Owner-Operator’s Weekly Planner
Smart trucking owner-operators make every single week as profitable as possible. This means looking at the advantages and disadvantages of every day of the week and planning your activities around those subtle changes. Overall Planning Tips Match your trip length to the optimum day of the week Plan to deliver on the day you have
5 Tips to Make More Money as a Trucking Owner Operator
Looking to grow your trucking business as an owner operator? Follow these top five proven tips to grow your business, from relationship building to choosing the right technology.
Bookkeeping for Truckers: The Basics
Bookkeeping is one of the most important activities of successful owner-operators. The receipts and records you keep are used in some areas of your business – income tax reporting and minimization, warranty issues, maintenance information and monthly profitability, to name a few. The more organized and thorough you can be in your receipt gathering, the
Guest Post: Invest in Your Future from the Road
You see tons of scenery on the road, but did you know your route can actually help you make more money or potentially even fund your retirement? Learn more.
Becoming an Owner-Operator in Today’s Market
There are growing reasons why company drivers often think about becoming independent owner-operators. The main draw is usually that independent drivers enjoy more freedom and set their own hours. According to ATBS, overall independent owner-operator net incomes have risen to the highest levels the organization has seen since it began tracking the averages 13 years
The Owner-Operator’s Quick Guide to Taxes
Among the biggest challenges in operating your business is understanding how you are taxed. You can avoid any big surprises on April 15 by using good planning and recordkeeping throughout the year. As an owner-operator, you are now responsible for paying your taxes yourself. For anyone that was a company employee, this represents a major
Brokers: The 10 Most Important Questions to Ask Shippers
Even if you’re an established broker with a healthy customer list, there are a lot of reasons why you might need to find new shippers. Not only do shippers come and go geographically, but they can also reduce their shipping needs without warning, or become unreliable for one reason or another. As a freight broker,