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
Freight factoring has been around for decades, and Apex has been around for more than two decades. The freight market is unpredictable, we’ve seen it up, down, and everywhere in between. But one thing remains – trucking companies have the…
July 11, 2018
Most people have a picturesque idea of what it’s like to work in the trucking industry. They imagine a truck driver traveling across the nation, getting a first-person view of the amber waves of grain and purple mountain majesties.  They…
July 10, 2018
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Trucking companies with small-to-medium fleets tend to procrastinate when it comes to truck maintenance. That’s an under-the-breath fact that most hate to admit. But the reality is that trucking companies with anywhere from, say, 2-50 trucks get preoccupied with other…
June 18, 2018
Diesel fuel prices are on the rise. That’s the reality. If you look at the most recent numbers from the U.S. Energy and Information Administration, the price of a gallon of diesel is anywhere from $2.67 to $3.43, depending on…
June 4, 2018
Our Favorite Mobile Apps for Truckers We’ve all heard the phrase, “there’s an app for that.” It was popularized back in 2008 by Apple Inc. when they released the iPhone® 3g. If we fast forward ten years and 15 iPhone®…
May 30, 2018
Apex News
Infrastructure Week Aftermath: Tolls, Taxes, and Trucks The roads are just as important as the trucks that drive on them all day, every day. That’s why we follow the infrastructure plan so closely here at Apex. We want to know…
May 22, 2018
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For-hire Trucking Industry Experiences an April Slump The trucking industry can be topsy-turvy. You know, from the ups and downs of seasonal trucking demands to the changes in staffing at big and small trucking companies. So it’s no surprise that…
May 8, 2018
Has Strict ELD Enforcement Impacted Spot Market Freight Rates? According to the data from DAT Trendlines™, the answer is no. Earlier this month there were more trucks posting their availability on the spot market and capacity loosened a little bit….
April 24, 2018
April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Did you notice? In a world where multitasking is essentially expected, with an abundance of technological toys at our fingertips, it’s a wonder anybody can focus on the wheel and the road. That…
April 19, 2018