Category: Business Management
November 28, 2022
6 Ways to Protect Your Business from Scammers
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…
November 22, 2022
How the Trucking Industry Will Change in 2023
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…
October 20, 2022
7 Tips for Negotiating Better Rates
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.