August 14, 2019

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11 Helpful Websites for Trucking Owner-Operators and Trucking Fleets

Trucking information is vital to your livelihood if you are a trucking owner-operator or run a trucking fleet. With the Internet always only a few clicks away, regardless of where you are, we have compiled a list of 9 helpful websites for trucking owner-operators and trucking fleets. American Truckerwww.trucker.comAmerican Trucker Magazine is a monthly online […]

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July 9, 2019

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Washington State and Trucking Adds up to Good Business

Starting a trucking business in Washington state has many benefits as evident by Forbes Magazine placing Seattle, Washington in the top spot for 2018 for best places for business and careers and Tacoma as number 10. Among the reasons to consider starting a trucking business in Washington State are their favorable business conditions, infrastructure and […]

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July 3, 2019

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Tetra Capital is the Best Factoring Company for Trucking Because of Our Team

What does it take to be the best factoring company for trucking? Our experience tells us there are several factors, with a key one being the team members. Tetra Capital can’t be beaten when it comes to being the best factoring company for trucking because of our team. We hear from carriers every day about […]

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June 23, 2019

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Financial Considerations for Starting Your Own Trucking Business: Part 6 Research ways to save on fuel

When you are starting your own trucking business, there are many decisions both big and small that need to be made before you can haul your first load. This is the sixth in a six-part series covering the key financial considerations for starting your own trucking business.  Financial Consideration 6: Research ways to save on […]

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May 30, 2019

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Starting a Trucking Business in Idaho

I’m guessing you have started to read this post because you are either considering starting a trucking business in Idaho or have just started a trucking business in Idaho. There is a lot of information available about the steps to take to start a trucking business, but not much on the positive aspects of choosing […]

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May 17, 2019

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The Best Factoring Company for Trucking is Tetra Capital – According to our reviews

When you need financing, you want to pick the best factoring company for trucking available. With a 4.9 out of 5-star rating from 55 reviews on Google and being named by the FactoringClub as one of the best truck factoring companies for two years in a row we think it is safe to say that […]

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April 30, 2019

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Financial Considerations for Starting Your Own Trucking Business: Part 5 – Secure Financing

Financial Considerations for Starting Your Own Trucking Business: Secure Financing

When you are starting your own trucking business, there are many decisions both big and small that need to be made before you can haul your first load. This is the fifth in a six-part series covering the key financial considerations for starting your own trucking business.  Financial Consideration 5: Secure Financing  So far in […]

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April 11, 2019

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Is Nevada a Good State For Trucking Companies?

Is Nevada a Good State For Trucking Companies?

Nevada is one of the top US states with favorable conditions for trucking companies.  There are several reasons for this, from favorable taxes and location to the financing options that are available to Nevada businesses and more. Plus, Nevada is in the top five states for highest truck driver salaries according to truckdriversalary.com. So if you […]

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March 22, 2019

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Financial Consideration 4: Partner with reputable shippers and brokers

If you have been following along with our series on financial considerations to starting your own trucking business you have acquired equipment, secured the appropriate licenses and permits and obtained insurance. You should now be ready to get on the road! But wait … in order to get on the road, you need loads to […]

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March 4, 2019

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Owner-Operator Start-Up Costs

Now is the perfect time to consider becoming an owner-operator. Here are many of the start-up costs to become a trucking owner-operator. Costs are based on 1 truck as the amount of trucks you have effects some but not all of the below costs.  CDL License Renewal and EndorsementAbout $450This fee is state dependent and […]

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