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August 10, 2023

Step-By-Step Guide to Getting Your Apportioned Plates

Owner Operator

There are a lot of rules and regulations to follow in the industry. Getting your apportioned plates is no exception. Here’s a step-by-step guide to getting apportioned plates!

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July 30, 2023

Leasing a Truck: An Owner Operator’s Guide

Owner Operator, Uncategorized

You need the right tools for any job, and the biggest tool an owner operator needs up front is a truck – or access to one, at the very least. Leasing a truck, however, can be confusing. Here are some common questions that owner operators need to know before making the decision to lease.

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July 14, 2023

How To Work With Freight Brokers When You’re a New Carrier

Freight brokerage

Now that you’re a new carrier, finding loads and finding them fast is a top priority. You’ll need to know how to work with brokers for this. Here are a few ways to avoid common mistakes when you’re new.

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June 22, 2023

How To Get Your Own Trucking Authority

Industry, Owner Operator

Getting your own trucking authority can feel daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. In this post, we’ll break down what you need to know and the exact steps you need to take. More than anything, getting registered and recorded properly in the state and federal system is what matters most so you can get your business up and running.

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June 5, 2023

How Technology Is Impacting The Motor Carrier Industry


As technology improves, the trucking industry is benefiting from faster processes, increased safety, and simplified tasks. Read on to learn more about some of the newest advancements in technology and how they’re changing the day-to-day activities of the motor carrier industry.

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May 23, 2023

Top 10 Tips For Owning a Successful Trucking Company

Owner Operator

Running a trucking company takes a lot of responsibility. As you learn how to grow your business, this list highlights the top 10 ways you can do this successfully without cutting corners.

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May 10, 2023

Are You Ready to Become an Owner Operator?

Owner Operator

One of the most important factors to consider before making the jump to being an owner operator is knowing how prepared you are. Here are the top four signs that you’re ready to take on the responsibilities of being an owner operator.

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April 28, 2023

The Six Levels Of DOT Inspections You Need To Know


Safety inspections are part of the commercial motor vehicle (CMV) experience. There’s no way around it. Here’s everything you need to know about the six levels of inspection to help you be a safer and more efficient driver.

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April 18, 2023

How To Start A Trucking Company With One Truck


We know firsthand how hard it can be to shoulder the responsibilities of an owner-operator, especially when you’re starting out as a one-truck business. That’s why we’ve created this step-by-step guide to starting a trucking business. Read our blog to learn the four key steps you need to take to get your business up and running!

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April 5, 2023

Strategies For Recruiting And Retaining Quality Drivers


Truck drivers are vital to the industry, requiring the mental endurance of long hours on the road, combined with the know-how to handle tens of thousands of pounds of freight at highway speeds in all sorts of conditions.  But there is a difference between just any truck driver and the driver that can make the grade when it comes to being at that sweet spot of skill, endurance, intelligence, and know-how.  Let’s take a look at just a few methods you can use to draw in quality drivers!

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