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11 Tools To Ramp-Up Your Cargo Hauling Career

When you’re just starting out, it can be easy to get overwhelmed by all the flatbed trucking products out there. Fortunately, when it comes to cargo hauling, you can cut through the BS. If you’re not sure what’s a true hauling “need” versus something that’s merely a “want,” we’ve got you covered! Our 11-point checklist […]







Treating Trucking Supplies as Capital Investments by Flatbed Truckers

Owner-operators and independent contractors driving leased equipment are considered under federal law to be self-employed business owners. As such, they are required to keep track of all of their business-related expenses for the purposes of filing accurate reports and tax filings according to federal and state schedules. Unfortunately, some independent truck drivers do not treat […]



3 Ways Cargo Control is A Lot Like Planning Loads

Owner-operators have one of the toughest jobs in trucking. Not only are they hauling loads from coast-to-coast, they are also responsible for every other aspect of their businesses. They handle bookkeeping, taxes, and even contacting brokers and shippers to obtain loads. Making it as an owner-operator is not easy. Over the years we have talked […]


The Roadcheck is Over – Now What?

By the time you read this post, the 2019 CVSA Roadcheck will be in the record books. Trucks throughout North America will have been inspected by CVSA, federal, and state police officials in an attempt to remind drivers of their responsibilities toward road safety. We will not know until later this year how well the […]