Top 5 Stories of 2016
by Erika Nieman | December 30, 2016
It’s hard to believe that 2016 is almost over. This year, the trucking industry prepared for the upcoming ELD mandate, struggled with falling diesel prices, saw Donald Trump win the Presidential election, and followed the first freight delivery by a self-driving truck.
We monitored these stories in our weekly Trucking Industry Update and kept you informed with blog posts on all things trucking this year. Here are our top stories you enjoyed most in 2016.
Knowing what type of company you’re working with helps you understand how your freight is protected. In this post, we shared the differences between the two and how it can affect you.
Trucking regulations are constantly changing, so we consider it our job to keep you in the know. The FMCSA rolled out its new Unified Registration System (URS) late last year, leading to some confusion between it and the Unified Carrier Registration (UCR). This post cleared that up.
IFTA taxes can be a big headache for truckers. In this quick video, Reghan Orman, the head of our Startup Program made it easy to understand what IFTA is, how IFTA taxes are calculated, and when they’re due.
If you’re thinking about starting a trucking company, you’ll need to schedule your New Entrant Safety Audit. In this article, we went over the basics of what it is and how to prepare.
Truck drivers won’t be able to escape DOT inspections anytime soon, but hopefully this post gave you good tips to help you prepare and make your inspection quick and easy.
Bonus Feature7 Steps to Starting a Successful Trucking Company
If you’ve thought about getting your authority, let 2017 be your year. This post will give you easy tips you can use to set your trucking company up for success.
Thanks to everyone who read our posts, shared our content, and connected with us on Facebook or Twitter in 2016. We hope you’ll subscribe to our blog to get all the great stories we have planned for you in 2017!
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Erika Nieman is the Online Marketing Manager at Apex Capital She writes blogs and articles for Apex about trucking, transportation and Apex news and trends.