What is a Bill of Lading?

What is a Bill of Lading?

Every business transaction has paperwork.  We can’t avoid it.  The bill of lading in the transportation industry is a key piece of paperwork that documents what a trucker hauls and where and when it’s delivered.  We often call a bill of lading a BOL. Bill of lading...
MATS:  Mid-America Trucking Show

MATS: Mid-America Trucking Show

If there’s one truck show we think you should go to this year, consider going to MATS, the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky. 1 It’s Big. Like BIG. This show is huge! And since it’s so big, you just can’t expect to see it all in...
ELD for Private Fleets

ELD for Private Fleets

Not all truckers work off a load board. For example, private fleets of trucks. These fleets aren’t for hire. They exist strictly for their companies. They haul for a business, like WalMart or Pepsi. Those fleets are huge! And those truckers need an ELD system...
Work Truck Week

Work Truck Week

Generally, TruckingOffice focuses on long-distance truckers and owner-operators who have their own trucking authority and small businesses. Small fleet managers and fleet builders use TruckingOffice for trucking software and ELD. So Work Trucks might not look like...
The Secret to Surviving an IFTA Audit

The Secret to Surviving an IFTA Audit

It’s time to do IFTA. Again. TruckingOffice PRO makes it easy. An IFTA report from TruckingOffice PRO can be run in a matter of seconds. But an IFTA audit is likely to take a lot more than a few seconds of your life. IFTA Audit Prep? IFTA audits can be random....
Florida Trucking Show

Florida Trucking Show

There’s nothing like spending time with the people in your industry. That’s why we want to go to the Florida Trucking Show this year. It doesn’t hurt that it’s in February in Florida. Potential Truckers Can Learn about Trucking If you’re...
Cyber Monday Special Offers

Cyber Monday Special Offers

Cyber Monday Special Offer 1 TruckingOffice ELD Free Truck Data Tracker with Annual Purchase When you need an electronic logging device (ELD) for your truck, there are plenty of expensive options out there. Lots of bells and whistles that they want you to pay for that...
Who Knows Your IFTA Data?

Who Knows Your IFTA Data?

If you’re a long distance trucker, an owner-operator, or a small fleet builder, here’s a question you have to have the answer to. (We hope the answer is TruckingOffice.) Who has your IFTA data? Why do we ask who has your IFTA data? Because many times, the...
Don’t Not File IFTA

Don’t Not File IFTA

Plenty of drivers have stopped driving in the last quarter. Whether it’s bad rates, unreasonable shippers, or just plain burnout, truckers are parking right now. Maybe they’ve only taken loads in state. Maybe they’ve only driven 10 loads in the last...
Why File IFTA Now?

Why File IFTA Now?

It’s the beginning of the month. Why should anyone file IFTA now? After all, it’s not due for weeks. And for those of us who hate to prepay any taxes, why would we file early? With TruckingOffice PRO, an IFTA report takes seconds to produce. Why rush?...
Quarterly Taxes

Quarterly Taxes

We are not here to give you legal advice about your taxes. That’s for lawyers and accountants, not TruckingOffice. Our perspective is about taxes and truckers. Quarterly taxes are a fact of life for independent truckers. For those coming into the trucking...
Tips For Managing LTL Freight

Tips For Managing LTL Freight

When rates are going down, hauling more freight to increase your rate per mile makes sense. Not every load is a full trailer, and adding an extra load can boost a small, unprofitable trip into profitability. TruckingOffice PRO trucking software has tools for managing...
Motivation for Your Trucking Authority

Motivation for Your Trucking Authority

We’re talking about motivation to improve your trucking business this month on the TruckingOffice blog and today, we talk about your motivation for your trucking authority. Once you understand the whats and the whys of getting your own trucking authority,...
Motivation for Truck Maintenance

Motivation for Truck Maintenance

Are you a procrastinator? Do you need motivation for truck maintenance? After all, your truck is doing fine. You do your visual inspections, you get your oil changed and brakes worked on. What else is there to do? Maybe you need some deeper motivation for truck...
Last Week Before IFTA Filing

Last Week Before IFTA Filing

Did you wait for the last week before your IFTA filing is due to start working on it? You’re not alone. Just like the lines outside the post offices on April 15th (long before we could file electronically), we know that waiting for the very last minute is how...
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