Everyone talks about the truck driver shortage, but how about the trailer shortage. There has been a huge surge in demand for Class 5 – 8 trucks, which then created a surge in trailer purchases. While OEMs who bring these products to market enjoy the benefits of a fatter bottom line and increased market share, … Read moreTrailer Shortages And Solar Panels Take Center Stage
There have been some pretty big movements in Washington D.C. as of late. With trucking advocacy organizations putting increasing pressure on Congress to address the Hours of Service issues in light of the new ELD mandate, it appears lawmakers might finally be spurred into action. This isn’t the only bill that has been introduced to … Read moreSay Hello To The HOURS Act
Whether you are looking to finance a new trucking company, finance equipment for your yard, or finance invoices, there are many money options available for owner-operators or others looking to become a part of – or expand – the trucking industry footprint. Owners of trucking companies understand how important it is to stay organized, keep … Read moreA Look At Financing Options For Trucking Companies
While switching your operation to biodiesel may seem daunting, it could be easier than you think. For motor carriers who are new to the fuel, time must be invested in learning the terminology and usage benefits of biodiesel. The first question is: What exactly is biodiesel in the first place? In short, biodiesel is an … Read moreWhat Are The Benefits Of Biodiesel for trucking companies?
With fuel prices on the rise, trucking companies need to come up with innovative ways of addressing a higher price at the pump. With the trucking economy booming, bottom lines are growing, and fleets are expanding, but can that expansion survive an environment where fuel prices are on the rise? There is little doubt that … Read moreA Closer Look At Fuel Prices And Fuel Management Techniques
Many a passenger car driver will tell you that as they drive down the highway, more than once have they taken a couple glances at tanker trucks as they pass by. While these vehicles and their cargo are generally safe and proceed without incident down our nation’s roads on a constant basis, they often carry … Read moreHow Tanker Design Has Changed Over The Years