Learn To Truck

Finding the Right Broker

Finding the right broker(s) to do business with is vital to your financial success. After 20'ish years of successfully operating my own trucking company, I have learned a few things that have helped me identify the right brokers to do business with.

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Posted by Joel on Jul 02, 2018 | Business of Trucking, Plan Before You Buy!

Trucking - Never Been Better!

There has never been a better time to own a truck and operate your own authority! Either with an ELD or without, opportunities abound. Rates are significantly increasing and load availability is excellent.

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Posted by Joel on May 02, 2018 | Business of Trucking, Plan Before You Buy!

Choosing the Right Truck

When shopping for your truck, the most important thing to know is you should focus your efforts on choosing the right truck and not any "Rooster Cruiser," "Chicken Truck" or "Large Car" that catches your eye.

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Posted by Joel on Sep 30, 2015 | Plan Before You Buy!

Create a Simple Business Model (part 2)

Surprising to most new truck owners establishing your base rate is not what you will want to include on a contract for a potential new customer.

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Posted by Joel on Aug 09, 2015 | Plan Before You Buy!

Create a Simple Business Model (part 1)

In order to create a simple business model you need to decide what you want to do. There are several factors into choosing what industry(s) you want to support and what equipment you wish to use or that you will be required to have.

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Posted by Joel on Jul 12, 2015 | Plan Before You Buy!

Trucking Customers - Vital for Truck Owners

Treat all your customers as valued business partners.

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Posted by Joel on Jun 16, 2015 | Plan Before You Buy!, Business of Trucking