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Gift Giving Guide
A Gift Giving Guide for Truckers It happens every year. You blink and all of a sudden, the holiday season is upon us. Next thing you know, you’re scrambling to find gifts for the ones you love. Not just any…
November 5, 2018
Trucking Songs
Trucking Songs Bring Smiles and Positive Attitudes Music keeps us moving. It gives us wheels – emotionally, psychologically, and physically. A team of scientists conducting research at the University of Missouri confirmed that music can boost your mood. When you…
October 30, 2018
Common Carrier
The FMCSA Removes Registration Distinction Between Common and Contract Carrier Recently, common carrier authority and contract carrier authority were two separate types of operating authorities. Each authority costs you $300. That means if you wanted both you had to cough…
October 22, 2018
Build a Freight Bill
Most trucking company owners start out with one truck and a dream. They’ve spent their years in the trucking industry driving a truck and are over-the-road hauling experts. However, operating your own business is a completely different challenge and requires…
October 3, 2018
Budgeting Success Practice
10 Budgeting Best Practices of Successful Trucking Businesses Owning a trucking business can be challenging. So much so in fact, that only 15% of newly formed trucking companies make it to their second year of operation, according to Avondale Partners….
September 24, 2018
Apex Calendar Contest
National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is Sept. 9-15, 2018, but here at Apex we appreciate our trucking clients by featuring them in a calendar. That’s right, the Apex Capital Client Calendar is where we frame 13 chrome and steel beauties…
September 7, 2018
Fuel card for starting a trucking company
We’re currently smack dab in the middle of a strong economy. Most trucking industry economic experts are reporting high spot market freight rates, ideal load-to-truck ratios, and a record-breaking truck driver demand. If you’re considering starting your own trucking company…
September 3, 2018
What’s the Difference Between a Freight Broker and a Freight Forwarder? Should trucking companies know the difference between a freight forwarder and a freight broker? You might think the answer is no if you’re getting paid, but that’s the exact…
August 16, 2018
AHA Award Apex
Gold is top of the line – shiny, popular, and always sought after. Everybody wants to be golden. When you’re golden, you reached the pinnacle, or as we like to call it the Apex. You are in the winners’ circle….
August 15, 2018
Truck Crash Prevention
An automotive crash is without a doubt one of the worst experiences no matter what kind of vehicle you drive. For truckers, from owner-operators all the way to large trucking companies, a crash cannot only prove dangerous but it can…
July 20, 2018

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