You might have decided on a trucking career because you like the idea of being your own boss. You can set your own hours and be independent out on the road instead of in an office. But is the trucking business profitable? On the surface, the statistics suggest not. And the National Association of Small
Truck driver pay is one of the biggest components of pricing a load, and it’s often largely based on miles. But miles can be calculated in several ways, including practical miles, actual miles, and shortest miles. You’ll get paid differently depending on which calculation brokers and shippers use, so you need to know the difference
Mobile apps can help you run your trucking business more efficiently so you have more time with family and more money in your pocket.
Knowing how much it costs to keep your truck on the highway is the single most important calculation you can do for your trucking business.
Negotiating good rates is critical to a successful business. Here are the top tips to use when negotiating with brokers or shippers to make sure you’re getting the best rates possible.