Category: Business Management

April 26, 2022

8 Resources to Help Get Your Trucking Business Off the Ground

New owner-operators have a lot on their plate. Securing a truck, a job and all the necessary compliance paperwork to get started can quickly get out of hand if you don’t stay organized. Here at Motor Carrier HQ, we know all about what it’s like to build something from the ground up. That’s why we’ve…

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March 14, 2022

6 Tips for Keeping Clean Company Records

Clean company records are a necessity in the trucking industry. With the sheer volume of federal regulations, licenses, and safety procedures needed to operate a shipping business, it makes sense that keeping accurate books is a priority for all.

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February 24, 2022

How Truckers Strike a Healthy Work-Life Balance

For those who are new to the trucking industry, it’s not always clear where to begin when trying to find a happy medium between work and home. Here’s a look at some of the things truckers can do now to develop a healthy work-life balance.

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February 8, 2022

Get to Know Driver Hours of Service Regulations

The Hours of Service model was designed first and foremost to make roads safer, both for truck drivers and everyday commuters. Read more about these regulations and how you can enforce them in your business.

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November 3, 2021

Most Commonly Asked Questions About ELDs

When starting a trucking company, you’ll need to invest in a good ELD, as you’ll need it to keep your trucking company compliant. Here are a few of the most commonly asked questions about ELDs and how to find one that works.

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October 27, 2021

How To Find Loads as an Owner Operator

When planning on starting your own trucking company, you have to be prepared to find loads. While there is not one “best” method, there are advantages and disadvantages to each. Some may cost more money upfront but require less effort on your part, while others may cost less but require more time and effort to…

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August 25, 2021

What Is a Freight Broker and What Do They Do?

Want to learn more about freight brokers? Learn more about what they are, what they do, and even how to become one.

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June 25, 2021

What Is a BOC-3 and Who Needs It?

Planning on starting a trucking company? Don’t forget the BOC-3. This paperwork you often can’t file yourself, you’ll need to find a designated processing agent. Learn more about what it is and why it matters for your company!

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April 28, 2021

Tips To Successfully Pass Your DOT Inspection

Are you ready for your DOT inspections? Here’s an overview of what to expect, what they’re looking for, and some tips to pass with flying colors. It’s the perfect time to get ready for the annual roadcheck, coming May 4-6.

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February 25, 2021

How Much Do Truck Drivers Make? A Quick Guide

If you’ve ever wondered just how much a truck driver can make, we’ve got a quick guide for you. We cover how much they can make, plus the factors that affect each driver’s salary.

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