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January 29, 2018

How to Use Your Tax Refund to Start Your Trucking Company

Motor Carrier Authority

Once you’ve gone through the hassle of filing your taxes, you may be eligible for a tax refund. Many people like to splurge on a big investment like a new car or put the money toward other debts. If you have a little bit of cash from your tax refund, why not put it to…

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December 21, 2017

New Year, New You, New Trucking Company

Motor Carrier Authority

Have you made your new year’s resolutions yet? If you haven’t, here’s an idea to put on your list: start your own trucking company! Now is the perfect time to take the leap. Here are some tips on how you can successfully make your new business a reality: Make a Specific Plan Many new year’s…

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November 20, 2017

Do I Need Interstate or Intrastate Operating Authority?

Motor Carrier Authority

Are you looking to start your own trucking company? Have you decided where you want to haul? What you want to haul? How you’re getting the truck you need to haul? Before you even start hauling your first load, you’ll need to get proper licensing and registration. The question is, where do you even start?…

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October 17, 2017

Get Your Trucking Company to Grow

Motor Carrier Authority

If you’ve worked towards starting your own trucking company, you may be asking yourself, “Now what?” Getting your company started is the hard part, but where do you go from there? How do you get it to grow? Here are a few things you should keep in mind to keep your trucking company running for…

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October 6, 2017

Be Your own Boss as a Trucker

Motor Carrier Authority

What is your favorite part about being a trucker? Is it living life on the open road? Is it the freedom to set your own schedule? Maybe it’s something else. There are many people who don’t understand what it’s like to live as a trucker. While there’s a lot of freedom, it can be one…

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September 27, 2017

How to Get Your Trucking Company Started

Motor Carrier Authority

Are you looking to start your own trucking company but don’t know how? Here’s how Motor Carrier HQ can help.

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April 21, 2016

Your DOT Compliance Checklist

Articles, DOT

Part of running a trucking company is making sure that all the points in the DOT compliance checklist. If your business conducts state-to-state commerce, then it’s important to remember that the government requires you to comply with both the CDL and drug and alcohol checklists. Here’s a look at the major portions of each. DOT…

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April 7, 2016

6 Steps to Becoming an Owner Operator

Articles

No matter how long you’ve been driving, the thought of working for yourself and becoming an owner-operator has probably crossed your mind at least once. Up until now, it may have seemed like an unachievable goal, but it’s your time. Before you pick out a new truck and kick your current employer out of your…

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November 16, 2015

A Special Thanks to Truck Drivers This Holiday Season

Articles

No matter what time of year it is, you’re bound to see a semi-truck when you get on a freeway. Because of the holiday season approaching us, this happenstance may occur more and more often. Truck drivers can be men or women, young or old, independent drivers or company drivers, and more. Whomever the driver,…

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October 27, 2015

Becoming a Freight Broker

Articles, Freight brokerage

A great way to maximize the money you can make in the trucking industry is to become a freight broker. It allows trucking companies to negotiate cargo hauling with other freight companies. With the help of truck brokerage software, it makes the process much easier. However, if you’re interested in expanding your business, you should…

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Being able to outsource some of our non-money making tasks to the professionals at Progressive Reporting has been a key factor in our growth as a young company. We know critical tasks are taken care of and compliance requirements don’t fall through the cracks. We regularly use the tools PRA has given us when our drivers are inspected and to show our insurance agency we are a low risk carrier.

- David A. – Laguna Hills, CA