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March 20, 2020 | Jamie Fritz
Truckers: Reduce your total cost of operation by choosing the right heavy-duty engine oil
Reducing costs as an independent owner–operator or small fleet operator can make or break your business. Every decision you make affects your bottom line. Budgets are tight and choosing the right heavy-duty engine oil is an important decision when considering truck maintenance. The Purpose of Heavy Duty Engine Oil A well-kept engine can extend the life of your truck investment. Heavy-duty engine oil can increase
March 19, 2020 | Matt Stubbs
Truckstop.com Announces Book It Now Integration with PlatoonX
Truckstop.com is pleased to announce the integration of Book It Now with PlatoonX, an end-to-end brokerage specializing in truckload (TL), less than truckload (LTL), and volume freight. Book It Now gives freight brokers and 3PLs of any size the ability to add instant load booking functionality to their business. “We are excited about the opportunity
March 14, 2020 | Matt Stubbs
FMCSA Posts Emergency Declaration for COVID-19
With the spread of COVID-19, the FMCSA has posted an emergency declaration detailing targeted, limited relief, from Hours of Service (HOS) for COVID-19 emergency efforts. We recommend all Truckstop.com customers read the declaration in full. We also want to draw attention to the section clarifying what qualifies for this emergency relief from HOS regulations. This
March 6, 2020 | The Truckstop.com Team
Top Tips for Greasing Your 5th Wheel
Why 5th wheel lubrication practices matter for your business The challenges of maintaining proper truck 5th wheel lubrication can often be overlooked. For truckers, greasing the 5th wheel properly is essential for performance under a variety of tough conditions. The 5th wheel connects very heavy loads to the power. 5th wheels that are not properly lubricated can result in the trailer and 5th wheel binding or creating turning
March 5, 2020 | The Truckstop.com Team
FreightWaves adds Truckstop.com data to SONAR product
Starting today, FreightWaves SONAR clients will have access to Truckstop.com rate assessments in 100 of the largest truckload lanes. SONAR users will be able to access historical rates in the top 100 origin-destination pairs and will be able to benchmark, analyze and monitor key lane pairs and market activity based on Truckstop.com’s proprietary spot market
January 22, 2020 | The Truckstop.com Team
The Role of Heavy Duty Engine Oil on Your Truck’s Fuel Economy
Whether you’re an independent trucker, small fleet owner, or the manager of a major fleet, one thing is certain: approximately 40% of your annual operating budget is spent on fuel.
January 17, 2020 | The Truckstop.com Team
Truckstop.com Announces Post and Search Integration with Pegasys
Truckstop.com is pleased to announce a new integration with Pegasys.
January 3, 2020 | The Truckstop.com Team
Top Blogs for Owner Operators to Follow in 2020
In Truckstop.com's efforts to give you information to achieve more business success, we have compiled the top blogs that we love for truckers.
December 18, 2019 | Kelli Fulton
Community Matters at Truckstop.com
Here at Truckstop.com, we care about community. As 2019 comes to a close and a new year is upon us, it’s a good time to reflect on what community means to us and to the people we serve.
December 5, 2019 | The Truckstop.com Team
The 5 Best Dogs For Truckers to Take on the Road
It’s no secret that truck drivers spend a lot of time on the road. For many, those long hours represent freedom and opportunity, but it can get lonely. That’s where having a companion pet makes a lot of sense.