October 16, 2017

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You’ve Decided Freight Bill Factoring can Help Your Trucking Company – now what?

Freight Bill Factoring can Help Your Trucking Company – now what?

You have numerous outstanding freight bills that you are waiting to be paid for, and they are cutting into your cash flow making it challenging to cover expenses such as fuel and insurance. You have researched your options, maybe by reading some of our posts such as 3 Cash Flow Tips for Trucking Owner-Operators and […]

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September 28, 2017

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How Trucking Companies Can Be Prepared for Natural Disasters

With the recent headlines about natural disasters our country and the world have been through, and are currently facing, I can’t help but think about what it means for the trucking industry. When thinking about this, what it all brings to the forefront for me is the need to be prepared. For trucking companies this […]

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September 6, 2017

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Why Great Customer Service Is Important in the Trucking Industry

I received an email notice today telling me one of our clients gave us a 5-star rating on Google and it has me thinking about great customer service and why it’s important. Thoughts of customer service always bring me back to two things. The first being one of the first things you learn about business, […]

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August 16, 2017

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A Knowledgeable Partner for the Trucking Industry

In business, having trustworthy and knowledgeable partners can be invaluable. This is especially true in the Transportation Industry. At Tetra Capital, we take pride in sharing our years of experience and knowledge with our clients. Ultimately, this helps us become a valuable partner and increases the chances that your business will be successful too. I […]

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August 10, 2017

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5 Things You Need to Know About Your Shippers and Brokers

If you complete a Google search for trucking shippers and brokers, you find an overwhelming amount of information. Much of the information is good. However, you will also find horror stories from other owner operators and trucking companies. These stories range from bad to worse with things such as miscommunication about detention time pay, receivers […]

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July 25, 2017

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3 Things You Need to Know About How Your Brokers and Shippers Credit Impacts Your Bottom Line

We have talked a lot about how your credit impacts your bottom line but unknown to many trucking company owners, and owner-operators is the impact of your brokers and shippers credit on your bottom line. It is hard to imagine that something you have no control over can impact your business so greatly. However, with […]

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July 17, 2017

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Your Solution for Access to Working Capital

The struggle for access to working capital is real and more prominent than in the past five years for small and medium-sized businesses, including trucking companies! This is according to new results from the second quarter 2017 Private Capital Access (PCA) Index report from Dun & Bradstreet and Pepperdine Graziadio School of Business and Management. […]

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June 29, 2017

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Trucking Company Finances – Tips to Cover Fuel Expenses

We have all heard it time and time again, fuel expenses are at the top of the expense list for trucking companies. For many trucking owner-operators and small trucking company owners, it can also be the expense on your mind the most since you continually have to worry about how you will cover those fuel […]

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June 7, 2017

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8 Financial Myths About Running Your Trucking Company

Lets take a few minutes and examine 8 financial myths you might encounter while running your trucking company as an owner-operator or owner of a small fleet. Myth 1: Your brokers and shippers credit history does not affect your bottom line. FALSE: Since a businesses’ credit history tells the story of when they pay their […]

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May 30, 2017

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Tips for Finding More Loads and Growing Your Business

One of the hardest parts of being a trucking owner-operator or owning your own small fleet can be finding more loads. It can be a real struggle to find your next load and growing your business when you have to spend most of your time on the road.

One of the hardest parts of being a trucking owner-operator or owning your own small fleet can be finding more loads. It can be a real struggle to find your next load and growing your business when you have to spend most of your time on the road. Fortunately, there are some things you can […]

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