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January 30, 2023

Why You Need to Know Your Basic CSA Scores

Uncategorized

A Breakdown of One of the Most Important Driver Safety Scores As an owner operator, your safety habits and accountability measures matter. Not only do they have an impact on your bottom line, they also affect the safety and wellbeing of other drivers on the road. When each member of the trucking industry takes their…

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January 26, 2023

What is the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

Uncategorized

Staying up-to-date with the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) drug and alcohol requirements is one of the most important tasks required of owner operators. Learn about a nifty tool that can help you stay on top of it all: The Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse.

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November 28, 2022

6 Ways to Protect Your Business from Scammers

Business Management

Outfitting your new business — especially if you’re a new owner-operator — means also outfitting your security measures and taking time to evaluate any gaps in your security knowledge. While life would be a lot easier if we could trust every business, person, or contract that comes our way, bad players do exist. Knowing what…

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November 22, 2022

How the Trucking Industry Will Change in 2023

Business Management, Industry

Without a crystal ball, no one can predict 2023 changes and trends for the trucking industry with 100% certainty, and there are many conflicting opinions on what it could look like. Add in a national discussion about how and when the economy can successfully bounce back from the complicated impacts of a long pandemic and…

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November 1, 2022

When Should You Make the Leap to Owner Operator?

Owner Operator

Looking ahead at the next 12–18 months, it’s easy to view an economy trending downward as a sign to avoid the potential risks associated with going independent. Volatile market conditions can make the decision to become an owner operator seem especially risky — but is there ever a “right time” to make the jump? The…

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October 20, 2022

7 Tips for Negotiating Better Rates

Business Management, Owner Operator

Negotiating a fair rate for each job is a crucial skill to have. Read more for our seven keys to navigating freight rate negotiations as an owner operator.

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September 28, 2022

What Can I Expect with Commercial Trucking Insurance?

Insurance

Here’s what you need to know before purchasing commercial insurance, including specific Haulin’ Assets episodes and resources designed to help you on your way toward successfully operating your new trucking business.

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September 11, 2022

What to Do if Your Trucking Business Has a Bad Month

Owner Operator

No matter how well-oiled your trucking operation is, you’re bound to have a bad month here or there. It’s so important to prepare yourself and your business for setbacks ahead of time so that when trouble does eventually strike, your business can weather the storm without going under.

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August 3, 2022

What Drivers Can Do Now to Prepare for Economic Downturn

Owner Operator

Independent truckers are understandably concerned with the immediate future of their small businesses. With recession fears on the rise and fuel prices hamstringing efforts to cut costs, owner-operators who previously enjoyed the freedom and flexibility of running the show themselves now represent a vulnerable segment of the nation’s economy.

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July 8, 2022

What You’ll Need to Build a Profitable Trucking Business

Motor Carrier Authority, Owner Operator

By taking full advantage of what you can control as an owner operator, you will help set your business up for success and be better equipped to handle challenges that arise when the uncontrollable variables don’t add up in your favor.

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- Marcellus H.

I’ve listened to the Haulin Assets podcast since it started and I knew when I was ready to get my DOT started I would have the guys at Motorcarrier HQ take care of it, well they didn’t disappointed in how quickly and professionally they started my LLC and got me my DOT numbers, I’ll be going back sometime next year for them to get my MC started and complete the process to getting my authority, hope this helps someone who is on the fence.

- Daniel M.

Extremely professional and armed with all of the compliance knowledge required to get your trucking company up and running. We’re looking forward to a long relationship with Motor Carrier HQ and especially our amazing account rep Matthew.

- Jay S.

Very good experience. Tyler is awesome to work with. Very reliable and trustworthy. If you are looking to open a trucking company, I would only use this company.

- Mark S.

The Motor Carriers HQ personnel are very helpful. I would highly recommend starting your business with them. They are professional, knowledgeable and very patient. Whether you purchase from them or not, they answer every question. I was paired up with Mathew and I don’t think I could have received any one better.

- Damien M.

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