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Five Tips for Managing Employees Working Offsite

Odds are, if you’re reading this article, most of your workforce spends its days across multiple job sites. Whether they are builders conducting home renovations, caterers planning corporate functions or healthcare workers traveling to patient’s homes, their working hours are rarely – if ever – spent in an office. The biggest challenge for these industries is… Read more

Construction, Finance & Accounting, Minority Businesses, Professional Services, Restaurant & Bars, Retail & Inventory, Taxes, Transportation & Trucking

Quarterly Tax Tip Sheet for Self-Employed Entrepreneurs

No matter the business, quarterly taxes are important to keep up with to avoid potential fines. The Wall St. Journal reported in August that the IRS has found a 40 percent increase in the number of Americans who didn’t pay enough in estimated quarterly taxes, between 2010 and 2015. That can affect you and your… Read more

Transportation & Trucking

What You Need to Know About Trucking

Planning to start a trucking company? With a large percentage of Americans relying on truckers for food and service deliveries, this may be an excellent move. At the same time, it’s still crucial to find out more about the highs and lows of the trucking industry so that you can jump into the business with… Read more

Business Inspiration, Equipment, Retail & Inventory, Shipping, Transportation & Trucking

Best Trucking Podcasts to Follow

Top 10 Great Podcasts for Truckers and Trucking Industry Pros Truckers and trucking industry professionals who spend a lot of time on the road can tap into these great podcasts for truckers to get more information about industry trends as well as business and operational advice to grow their business faster. Ask the Trucker With… Read more

Transportation & Trucking

Truckers Nailing the Instagram Game

Truckers Nailing the Instagram Game

Over-the-road truckers often have an office view most of us only dream of – breathtaking scenery, unique buildings and stunning landmarks usually seen on a postcard. Luckily for us, many truckers are prolific Instagram users, using the mobile app to share moments of their daily life on the road.   Instagram is an online mobile… Read more

Sales, Transportation & Trucking

5 Ways Mechanics Can Heat Up Sales in Cold Winter Months

5 Ways Mechanics Can Heat Up Sales in Cold Winter Months

Winter months can be full of hazards for drivers, but preventive auto care and professional advice can help. Here are five ways mechanics can make sure customers’ cars are ready for whatever the winter roads throw at them and boost revenues in the process. Every season brings its own set of challenges to drivers. Worn… Read more

Transportation & Trucking

Now’s the Time to Get Into Trucking: America Facing Trucking Shortage

Now's the Time to Get Into Trucking: America Facing Trucking Shortage

If you are you considering a career in trucking, this could be the perfect time to lay out a plan and put it into action, because trucking industry opportunities have never been better. The U.S. trucking industry offers excellent career opportunities. The challenging nature of the profession and the exponential growth of online shopping in… Read more

Business Inspiration, Transportation & Trucking

Women Truckers on Instagram Who Are Breaking the Mold

Women Truckers on Instagram Who Are Breaking the Mold

The vast majority of goods and even a fair number of business services bought and sold in the U.S. are serviced by the trucking industry. Though traditionally thought of as a male-dominated industry, women are making inroads, breaking the mold and thriving as professional truck drivers. We are not saying that driving a truck is… Read more

Transportation & Trucking

Our 10 Favorite Trucker Pets of Instagram

Our 10 Favorite Trucker Pets of Instagram

Trucking appeals to adventurous people and the pets that love them. We wanted to give a shout out to our 10 favorite trucker pets of Instagram and pay tribute to the hard working transportation professionals who own them. Truckers and #TruckerPets: Built for the Long Haul Why do pets love a good long haul? Many… Read more

Transportation & Trucking

Trucking Out on Your Own: Accounting for the Costs of Starting a Trucking Company

Trucking Out on Your Own: Accounting for the Costs of Starting a Trucking Company

With more than 350,000 independent owner-operator truck drivers in the US, it’s clear that this is a burgeoning industry, and one to consider if you want to become a small business owner in the trucking industry. You can set your own hours and travel schedule, and choose between local and national routes. What’s not to… Read more