Your IFTA Is Due

Your IFTA Is Due

It’s almost Halloween and your IFTA is due.  Which is scarier? Your IFTA is due on October 31.  Are you ready? All those numbers you’ve been saving up since July 1st.  It’s crunch time, as in it’s time to crunch the numbers. If a trucker is...
IFTA Trucking Software

IFTA Trucking Software

Last week, we said “GO TRIBE!”  and we went to look at the trophy.  (Did you know there was a trophy?)  Every team is represented with a pennant.  All are part of the whole Major League Baseball.  When we think of all the parts of running a trucking...
Forget about your IFTA?

Forget about your IFTA?

Did you forget about your IFTA due at the end of October?  Yeah, we get it.  We forget about things.  Stuff happens… like the Cleveland Browns winning a football game yesterday.  The shock will knock stuff out of your mind – like posting today’s blog...
Easy IFTA Software

Easy IFTA Software

October is coming – and so is the IFTA.  Are you looking for easy IFTA software?  Is that enough? Easy IFTA software Honestly, easy IFTA software was the first thing we planned when we built TruckingOffice. Truckers have had to spend too much time taking care of...
Simple LTL Shipping Software

Simple LTL Shipping Software

It’s a simple idea:  if a truck is half empty, fill it with more freight to make more money.  Is there a simple LTL shipping software to help truckers do just that? Simple LTL Shipping We’re seeing a big surge in the trucking industry right now.  With the...
Truck Maintenance Records

Truck Maintenance Records

Driving down I-77 yesterday behind a tanker, we noticed that each of the four mudflaps had a different trucking emergency service listed.  It made me worry about the truck.  How many times has it been serviced? What do those truck maintenance records look like?...
Easy Trucking Invoicing Program

Easy Trucking Invoicing Program

We talk a lot about TruckingOffice’s extras.  We spend a lot of time talking about IFTA and about truck maintenance.  But the core of TruckingOffice is to be an easy trucking invoicing program.  After all, if we can’t do that, nothing else matters. Easy...
ELD data that fleet managers can use

ELD data that fleet managers can use

Looking for ELD data that fleet managers can use? One of the key tasks of a fleet manager is to track the hours of a trucker to make sure they don’t go over the HOS restrictions.  Back in the days of paper logs, a fleet manager had to wait until the logs were...
When Is the HVUT Due?

When Is the HVUT Due?

When is the HVUT due?  Short answer:  August 31.  Probably there’s another question: What’s an HVUT? A heavy vehicle use tax is collected by the US government once a year.  It’s based on the weight of your equipment. The table below illustrates these...
TruckingOffice ELD Helps Truckers Make Money

TruckingOffice ELD Helps Truckers Make Money

What’s the best investment of a trucker’s time? If the measure of success is profit – then the best investment of a trucker’s time has to be driving.  There’s the power of the ELD data – to know and understand what a trucker is...
Never Use QuickBooks for Trucking Again!

Never Use QuickBooks for Trucking Again!

Truckers who have tried to make Quickbooks work for trucking often say one thing. I will never use QuickBooks for trucking ever again. You can guess what their experiences were like. For owner-operators, it’s an obvious choice for the billing part of trucking. ...
Why Use Truck Routing Software?

Why Use Truck Routing Software?

Where do you go from here? Once you get the load, either from a load board or an established customer, you’ve got to decide the route to take to deliver it. As we see it, there are two choices: the old way with maps or the modern way with  truck routing software like...
CVSA RoadCheck Blitz Scheduled for June 5-7

CVSA RoadCheck Blitz Scheduled for June 5-7

Just a few weeks away and the CVSA Roadcheck Blitz will be interrupting your time on the road.  Nobody’s very excited about that. What’s this year’s focus?  Hours of service regulations. That means your ELD had better be working perfectly and your...
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