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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
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
Blog_Brake-Safety
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