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Using trucking jargon like reefer, deadhead, TONU, hot shot loads, and alligator can sound like a totally different language to people not in the trucking industry. While accounting words like assets, equity, and expenses seem foreign to most truckers. According…
May 16, 2017
Many people who start out in the trucking industry have a dream of eventually starting their own trucking company. Working for yourself is something a lot of people want to do but don’t know where to start and, trust us,…
April 28, 2017
It all depends on how you run your business. Owning a trucking business means that your operational costs as well as your profits come from how many miles are spent out on the road. According to the American Transportation Research…
March 6, 2017
How to Name Your Trucking Company
How to Name Your Trucking Company Deciding to go into business for yourself, taking control of your destiny, and starting a trucking company is no easy decision!  Before you really get started, you will have to pick a name for…
December 21, 2016
If you plan to start a trucking company that will run through Kentucky, New Mexico, New York, or Oregon, or if your current company plans to haul through these states, you’ll need specific weight distance permits. If you plan to…
November 21, 2016
Trucking for Veterans
The values and discipline instilled in our nation’s service men and women prepares them to have strong careers, especially in trucking. Recently, the FMCSA has made it easier for veterans to get into the trucking industry by simplifying the process…
October 25, 2016
International Registration Plan IRP
If you’re starting your own trucking company, you’re probably overwhelmed and a little confused with the registration and licensing processes, including the International Registration Plan (IRP). Let us explain what it is and how you can register, so you can…
October 5, 2016
Why is it important to have a Dun & Bradstreet account? A Dun & Bradstreet account and D&B D-U-N-S Number® helps you build, establish, and grow your business credit. Business credit is vital when you start a trucking company. A…
August 16, 2016
A Guide to Your First Year in Trucking There is a lot that goes into running a trucking company. By staying organized and compliant with all the new entrant rules, you can get your permanent operating authority  and run a…
June 14, 2016
New Entrant Safety Audit
A Guide to Your First Year in Trucking There are a lot of requirements to get your operating authority and start a trucking company. We’ve put together a series of short videos and a free white paper to explain some…
June 7, 2016