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 […]
Uber Freight Wants To Get Into Trucking – This is what they should do
So everyone has heard that Uber has actually entered in to the transportation space by starting up a freight brokerage company call Uber Freight. They use some software and have literally become the Uber of Freight themselves to match drivers with freight. I am speculating that the software is awesome and based on the comments […]
How To Avoid Fraud When Using a Load Board
Trucking is a huge industry and believe it or not there is fraud. As the industry moves to take freight brokers out of the middle of the transaction it opens up an unregulated marketplace that is ripe for fraud. Take a few steps to protect yourself.
Don’t Get Tracked Just Because You Want To Find Truckloads
Did you know you when you log in to an app or to a website you are probably being tracked. Phone apps especially. … When you use Trulos load board you don’t have to sign in, You don’t get tracked. Enjoy using the free load board with total peace of mind that we don’t actually […]