2 Jun by Kait Grant Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Is Now a Good Time to Get into Trucking?

Research by the Peterson Institute for International Economics found that 4.4 million businesses were formed last year — 24% more than 2019’s numbers. Yet for many people this meant staying at home and working remotely. For those not suited to office work and with experience driving vehicles commercially now might be a good time to get into […]
12 Jan by Vitaliy Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Business Experts Optimistic About Trucking in 2021 [VIDEO]

Business experts are optimistic about trucking in 2021 and truckers could not be happier for it. The trucking industry went through an unprecedented 2020 with ups and downs at the beginning of the year and incredible rate spikes from the middle of the year and on. Many companies closed their doors in the first and […]
3 Sep by Vitaliy Tags: , , , , , , ,

Do Truck Drivers Make Good Money? – A Comprehensive Answer!

Do truck drivers make good money? This question comes up frequently and is usually asked by people who don’t drive semi trucks or are considering getting their CDL. This isn’t an easy question to answer unless we get into some details, which is precisely what I’ll be doing here today. The short answer to “do […]
15 Jun by Vitaliy Tags: , , , , , , ,

Why You Absolutely Must Keep on Truckin’ Through 2020!

Things are getting better in the freight markets! This is indeed great news. Rates are increasing, tonnage is increasing, freight availability is improving. This exactly why we’ve been telling truckers they need to keep on truckin‘. Let’s look back a few months. Things were bad. Lots of trucks on the road, very little freight. The […]
11 Nov by Vitaliy Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A Tale of Two Truckers

A Tale of Two Truckers is about two drivers who couldn’t be more different from each other. One makes money, the other does not. One listens to dispatch, the other one doesn’t, and pays dearly for it. Both clients have signed up with our truck dispatch service at about the same time. One trucker is […]
27 Feb by Vitaliy Tags: , , ,

America’s Largest Carriers Reported All-Time High Profits in 2017! How About You?

How was your second half of 2017? How was your fourth quarter? I hope it was good. It was pretty great for some of the largest carriers in America. It was really great for us. I remember reading in a report the other day that the average spot market rate went up by 35%. That is huge! Ours was more like 50% more money which was fantastic since expenses stayed the same.
25 Feb by Vitaliy Tags: , , , ,

The Highest Monthly Average Van Rate Ever Recorded in DAT Trendlines

National Van Rates Break Records in January 2018. To be more precise, the average van rate for January 2018 was just a tad over $2.25/mile. That is not bad at all for an "average" rate. Imagine if you were working with a dispatch company who consistently booked you at an "above-average" rate per mile.Compared to December 2017, just a month prior, when prices were already beginning to increase once the ELD mandate hit the books, prices were up an average of
23 Feb by Vitaliy Tags: , , , , ,

2018 Tax Changes – Equipment Investment & Depreciation – How will it affect you?

So earlier I was reading an interesting article on Overdrive about the new tax plan. More importantly how it will affect the trucking industry and all the independent owner operators.In this post I simply wanted to quickly look at these changes. I am not a tax professional by any means and always recommend using one for your personal and business finance management.Here's what I learned about