Staying Healthy on the Road

Staying Healthy on the Road When becoming a truck driver, it can be difficult to make healthy decisions. Whether you’re crunched for time or don’t like the taste of healthier options, hopefully some of these tips can get you on the right track or help you improve even more. Make a Schedule Taking a few…

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WEIGH STATION TIPS

Shortly after getting your CDL license and/or your carrier authority, you will soon be required to stop at weigh stations. Whether you’re beginning your journey as a driver, or an experienced roadster, here are some tips and other info that’ll answer some questions you may have about going through these stops. What exactly are weigh…

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Winter Tips for Truck Drivers

Now that winter is close to full swing, Trucking Partners would like to offer some tips and tricks to make driving in harsh conditions a little easier. Driving during the winter can get pretty rough, especially for those of us from the south who may not be used to some of the crazy snow our…

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CASH FLOW PLANNING

CASH FLOW PLANNING   Why do businesses fail? According to a US bank study, 82% of businesses fail due to poor cash flow.  Not because of their customer base or their service capabilities, but because they had a cash flow problem. As the owner of a small trucking business, you know cash flow trouble will…

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Start A Trucking Company

Start A Trucking Company There is a lot to think about when starting your own trucking company.  First, do as much research as possible.  Read everything you can, especially about trucking regulations and about the costs of starting and operating a trucking company.  You’ll need to become familiar with the different requirements prescribed by the…

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FACTORING vs. QUICK PAY

FACTORING vs. QUICK PAY In the trucking industry, it’s normal to wait 5 – 7 weeks to get paid.  And this doesn’t take into account that it may take you a few days, or even a week, before you have time to stop and send an invoice.  Meanwhile, your cash is going out the door…

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