Tax Time for Truckers

It’s tax time again, Americans! Time to break out the calculators, and dig through the receipt drawers. The holiday high’s wearing off just in time for our financial day of reckoning. Many truckers are also small businesses, and adroitly navigating the tax code can make the difference between writing a check or cashing one when…

Don’t Wait for Winter Weather to Winterize Your Fleet

When your business depends upon on-time delivery, you can’t afford to let winter breakdowns get in the way. If you’re in a part of the country that’s experiencing unusually warm weather for the time of year, don’t be fooled and don’t get complacent. Eighty-degree weather in November can turn to cold winter temperature in a…

Lease vs. Own: Re-thinking Truck Ownership As Technology Changes

Several years ago, many fleets thought owning their own trucks made the most financial sense. But numerous changes, including the increasing complexity of both heavy- and medium-duty trucks and tractors; stricter government regulations; and the need for financial flexibility have brought full-service leasing to the forefront. More and more companies are considering leasing as a…

Heavier Trucks May be Gaining Ground

Author: Joe Puff Join Discussion Here: Click Here   With crumbling highways and a lack of funds, are heavier trucks really the way to go? Maybe, according to a Heavy Duty Trucking (HDT) article. Earlier this month, Rep. Reid Ribble (R-Wis) introduced legislation that would allow states to choose to increase truck weight limits. The…

Are CB’s Still Necessary?

Seems to be a question I have heard and read a lot on the internet lately.  I believe they are still necessary and should be in every truck on the road.  CB’s still can do more than a cell phone can and allow communication on the road to all drivers when a cell phone would…