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Apex Startup Program
Our latest Lunch & Learn event, dubbed “Learn How to Start Your Trucking Company,” was held January 25, 2019 at Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen in Arlington. Our Apex Startup Program team was in attendance providing valuable information and answering questions about the complex process of starting a trucking company.
February 4, 2019
Dock411
The Dock411 mission is all about creating a transparent, everybody-helps-everybody relationship between drivers and shippers. Dock411 has a rating system for drivers to give feedback to shippers. Serewicz and his team then transform those ratings into data that helps shippers improve their facilities. That, undoubtedly, improves the relationship between shippers, carriers, and drivers.
February 1, 2019
Trucking industry
2018 was a year of change for the trucking industry in many ways. We saw electronic logging device (ELD) implementation and enforcement, a new Administrator for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) was sworn in, freight rates hit record highs, and much more. With change comes an adjustment period and after some time passes, we can see the impacts of those changes.
January 29, 2019
Safety Culture Scores
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) safety compliance and enforcement program has been controversial pretty much from the get-go. It officially began in 2010 to give the FMCSA a better way to identify carriers that need additional compliance reviews…
January 10, 2019
Top Stories of 2018
Here we are again. It’s December and we’re busy preparing for 2019. 2018 was a busy year in the trucking industry. We saw the ELD requirement and enforcement period come into effect. Freight rates and fuel prices fluctuated. Natural disasters…
December 10, 2018
Social media for the trucking company
Social media can be so many things. Social media is where you can be entertained with funny memes or cat videos, how you stay connected to family and friends, or where you get your news. You can love or hate…
December 5, 2018
Best Companies to work for in Fort Worth
Apex is Named One of the Best Companies to Work for in Fort Worth Apex Capital is part of the Fort Worth fabric. It is in this great city that Apex first opened its doors 23 years ago. It’s where…
November 30, 2018
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

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