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Owner-Operator Trucking Business: What Sort of Insurance Will You Need?

Northeast Ohio has had its share of truck accidents this week.  We’ve seen miles-long hours-long backups twice with trucks involved in collisions within a few miles of our home office.  It made me think about trucking insurance and hoped those

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Why You Should Look into Logistics Management Solutions

Logistics management solutions deal with the biggest problem in trucking:  humans.Who’s Messing Up Trucking?Let’s just admit it now:  trucking is simple.  Pick up the load, take the load to its destination, off-load it.  It’s humans that keep messing it up.We

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How to Calculate Your Miles by State

There are three ways to calculate your miles by state. One requires pencil and paper, a pocket calculator, plenty of time, and sharp math skills. Then there’s the “free way” using Google.  The other requires only a PC-capable device and

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What Can Free Trial Trucking Software Offer You?

There’s no shortage of “free” things on the Internet, including a limited amount of no-cost trucking software. While you may benefit from downloading a free app for your smartphone every now and then, full-fledged software packages are a different story.

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3 Ways Our Fleet Management Software Can Help You to Succeed

If you’re thinking about moving up from owning your own truck to owning a fleet, you’re thinking smart.  This field is wide open for you.  Just make sure you have the right fleet management software to make it successful.Fleet Management

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Taking Care of Yourself Is One More Key to Trucking Success

Achieving trucking success as a self-employed owner/operator means taking care of your equipment, all of it. That includes the one asset that’s more important to you than anything else in the world: your own body. Unfortunately, far too many transportation

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Here’s What the New Electronic Driver Logbook Rules May Do to Your Livelihood

The 21st Century Driver LogbookExactly how the government’s electronic driver logbook (or electronic logging device, ELD) mandate will affect the industry has yet to be seen. Some predict disaster. Others see golden opportunities for the country’s driving pros. No matter

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How to Run a Successful Trucking Company

We all know truckers who don’t make it past the first year.  How to run a successful trucking company wasn’t part of the training when they learned how to drive.  They make mistakes that cost them their trucks, their finances,

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Can Transportation Management Software Increase Your Profits?

Can Transportation Management Software increase your profits?It had better.  Otherwise, what are you doing with it?In this economy, truckers feel like they’re being asked to haul loads practically for free.  Or worse, the pay per mile is less than it

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