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10 Steps to Create a Trucking Business Plan

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 entrepreneurs, you

Top 13 Websites for Truckers

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

Freight Dispatchers

freight dispatcher

As an owner-operator, you get the benefit of being your own boss. But you probably also deal with many challenges throughout the day, delivering freight from one place to another. Finding time to search the load boards for the best-paying jobs can be tough between delivering cargo and managing budgets and schedules. Many owner-operators use brokers

Owner-operators: know your costs. An interview with industry expert Kevin Rutherford

Owner-operators: know your costs. With Kevin Rutherford

For carriers who mean business, it pays to follow this basic business principle. When it comes to getting advice on how to survive and thrive as an owner-operator in today’s trucking industry, it pays to listen to the experts, those who’ve put in the miles, paved the way, and learned a thing or two along

5 Tips for Managing Paperwork as an Owner-Operator in the Trucking Industry

5 tricks for managing paperwork in the trucking industry

When you decided to start your career as an owner-operator in the trucking industry, you probably didn’t envision hours and hours of paperwork. But the truth is that as a business owner, you can’t avoid all paperwork. Especially when you want to get paid, submitting paperwork (invoicing) efficiently is important.  At Truckstop.com, we are committed

Owner-Operators: How to Negotiate Higher Rates with Freight Brokers (Script Included!)

Owner operators: how to negotiate higher rates with freight brokers

While sometimes it can be intimidating to ask for more money, negotiating load rates with brokers is necessary to ensure that you are maximizing profits. Below are specific tips for getting the most money out of your negotiations with freight brokers. Give yourself a raise today by following these steps. You deserve it!  Before the

5 Ways Owner Operators Can Maximize Profits with a Load Board

5 tips to make more money with a load board

Owner-operators keep our country moving.  Long days and nights on the road. Hundreds of thousands of miles per year. It’s hard, important work. That’s why we think you deserve a pay raise.  With a good load board in your owner-operator toolkit, there are specific things you can do to maximize profits on each load. As owner-operator Brian