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Podcasts for Truckers

I just started listening to a lot of Podcasts related to the trucking industry.  I hadn’t really listened any podcasts until about 3 months ago and found a great one called S-Town and some TED Talks.  I figured there should be some good ones for trucking and did a search and started listening. Here are […]

UBER Freight to Sponsor Concert at GATS

Should be a good show and I would like to see what UBER Freight is up to.  I think this may be the first time I have seen a Freight Broker sponsored a truck show event.  I have been listening to some pod casts and it seems like Uber Freight is getting good reviews from […]

Stopping or Slowing the ELD Mandate

Basically the repeal or slow implementation is in a bill that will probably be taken out when finished. And that basically that it was put in the bill to look good for voters but will be taken out at the end to appease the lobbyist from the ATA demands. Kinda par for the course.

Best NMFC Code for Machinery

This is probably the link I use most often in shipping equipment or machinery using LTL carriers.  This page is so well explained how to ship and classify NMFC code related to shipping it should be bookmarked by every freight broker out there. http://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/general/machine-freight-via-common-carrier-interesting-nmfc-code-handy-254744/  

Why is Trucking Going to be Amazing

Three things that will make trucking an excting industry. Technology – New tech is getting released everyday that will help a lot Small business Growth – Back bone of the economy and why we are such an economic powerhouse in the world. Automated The opportunities for smaller companies to compete on the same field and […]

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What Do Truck Drivers Make

Most companies pay OTR(over the road) drivers a per mile rate. This can be anywhere 28-41 cents depending on the skill level of the driver. That is for long haul drivers. For local and shorter haul the driver is usually paid per hour. Usually 15-20 dollars.

If Retail is Dead Then Is Trucking Dead. Will we all just work for Amazon

The buzz around retail is that it is dead. All the big stores are having issues apparently and everyone is going online to Amazon for purchasing. Walmart vs Amazon is a fierce battle for the lowest.

Got ELDs? Get Ready for Higher Rates

Like it or not, ELDs are coming. The good news? Rates are going to go up. Here’s why.

Do the 3 OClock-Hustle

Get your 3 o’clock hustle on! This is an excellent time of the year to score some really high-paying loads, and to be the one who saves the day for your customer. I am getting excited, because it’s been two years since we’ve seen such strong demand for trucks, and that demand is incredibly important […]