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12/17/2020
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How to Find the Highest Paying Truck Loads

Trucking is a tough job. The highways are crowded, fuel costs are climbing, overheads are high, and every mile under your wheels comes with a hefty bill both in time and money. All truckers work hard, but these days it’s essential to work smarter, too. Want to find the highest paying truck loads? Read on. 

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12/15/2020
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Dry Van vs. Reefer: Which is Best?

The question of whether a dry van or a reefer is best depends a lot on the lanes you work in and the type of cargo you carry. There are less than a quarter the number of reefers on the road in the United States compared to dry vans, specifically, 400,00 reefers and 1.7 million

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12/09/2020
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14 Gift Ideas for Your Favorite Trucker

Wondering what to give the truck driver in your life for Christmas this year? Let Truckstop.com help.

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12/08/2020
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What Is Backhaul Trucking?

Backhaul trucking is a great way for truckers and fleet owners to make money on return trips while providing shippers with another opportunity to move their products where they need to go. But what is backhaul trucking, and how can you find backhaul loads and improve your backhaul strategy? Here’s what you need to know.

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12/03/2020
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15 Steps to Start a Hotshot Trucking Business

What is hotshot trucking? At its simplest, hotshot trucking means hauling smaller (less-than-truckload or LTL) loads. They are often time-sensitive and usually delivered to a single destination. For example, if a construction company needs a specific piece of equipment delivered from one job site to another, they will often “hotshot” it, hiring a driver to

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11/30/2020
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Prep for Winter to Keep Drivers Safe & Your Owner-Operator Business Moving

Find out some tips to protect truck drivers and keep your owner-operator business moving even during the worst winter conditions.

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11/24/2020
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TIA 3PLXtend: For Better Freight Movement, Remember the Three Cs

Truckstop.com chief relationship officer, Brent Hutto, recently sat down with radio host and CEO of Let’s Truck, Kevin Rutherford, during TIA 3PLXtend to discuss automation, technical connection, relational transparency, and the small carrier. As one of the most recognized voices in the owner-operator community, Kevin shared an important reminder for brokers when it comes to

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11/24/2020
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Heavy Haul Trucking: What You Need to Know

The heavy-haul trucking industry has been on a roll in recent years. Demand for heavy-haul drivers fueled by the energy boom generated a surge in revenue. SJ Consulting reported that the top 10 heavy-haul providers saw a combined 33% increase in revenue from 2017 to 2018, with solid growth continuing in 2019.  The COVID-19 pandemic

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11/20/2020
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Truckstop.com Announces Book It Now Integration with ZMac Transportation Solutions

Truckstop.com is pleased to announce a new integration with ZMac Transportation Solutions. The integration brings Truckstop.com Book It Now functionality to ZMac ZFreight, a freight management system specifically designed to handle the logistics of oversized freight. “We are very excited to bring Book It Now to ZFreight,” said Matt Ziegler, president and co-founder, ZMac. “We

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11/19/2020
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Top 13 Websites for Truckers

More and more, we live on our devices and turn to the internet for information. Whether from news sites or social media, you’re more likely getting that information digitally through a website rather than a newspaper. So we’ve created this list of the 13 best trucking websites for drivers, owner-operators, and freight agents.  We’ve broken

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11/17/2020
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How to Create a Trucking Business Plan

In his book Bounce Back: Survive and Thrive in a Business Crisis, author and long-time business broker Richard Mowrey advises: “Never operate your business without a written business plan.” If you have a trucking business, even as an owner/operator, you need a business plan just like any other small business. If you’re like many trucker

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11/13/2020
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The Moments that Matter

Within a year of joining Truckstop.com, Victoria Roberts, chief people and culture officer at Truckstop.com, and her team helped increase partner (our word for employee) engagement levels from 60 percent favorability to 91 percent favorability. They did this by creating an atmosphere where partners feel fulfilled, connected, equipped to do their best work, and where

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