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Apr 24, 2018

All businesses have their challenges and opportunities. Trucking, in particular, has a boatload of both. To start with trucking is one of the most heavily regulated industries in the country, and it is regulated in odd ways compared to other regulated industries. For example, trucking requires very little in terms of...


Mar 20, 2018

Nothing is ever truly perfect or complete. Not really. everything can always be refined, improved and made better. Beyond that, far too many people fiddle around with things forever trying to get them just right - and as a result, they never even launch their project or do whatever it is they are trying so hard to...


Mar 16, 2018

I used to have a drawing of a frog that was halfway down a cranes throat - the only thing sticking out of his beak were the frog's legs and his two skinny arms and hands which he had tightly wrapped around the crane's throat preventing the crane from swallowing him. The look of shock and distress in the eyes of the...


Mar 13, 2018

When I first started out learning about the trucking industry one of the early lessons I learned was cost containment and maximization of resources to maximize profit. At first glance its easy to see how a driver or even an owner operator might be tempted to write this off in whole or in part - and many do. That's...


Mar 5, 2018

Consider becoming a truck driver first. Drive for a year or two before you launch your main trucking business. Doing this will give you insights and experiences that will help you deal with customers and drivers much better and it will provide you with information and skills that will help you manage your company better...