December 11, 2017

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Financial Considerations To Help You Be Prepared When the ELD Mandate Takes Effect

Financial Considerations To Help You Be Prepared When the ELD Mandate Takes Effect

The looming new ELD Mandate for the trucking industry is on the front of many carriers minds. From cost to implementation, to equipment concerns, many hope there is no end to the delays in the mandate taking effect. However, it looks like implementation day may be right around the corner, so we wanted to explore […]

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November 27, 2017

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The Importance of Your Businesses Reputation on Your Success

The Importance of Your Businesses Reputation on Your Success

There is no disputing that the reputation of you and your business is important when it comes to what your shippers and brokers think about you. However, the importance of your reputation when it comes to how those you interact with outside of your brokers and shippers is often overlooked. It is important that you […]

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November 16, 2017

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5 Ways Freight Bill Factoring Can Help You Haul More Loads

5 Ways Freight Bill Factoring Can Help You Haul More Loads

Hauling more loads is the easiest way to grow your trucking business and make more money. But for many owner-operators and small trucking company owners it is easy to feel stretched thin wearing many hats, so having the time to find more loads can be challenging. That is where good partners, such as a freight […]

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October 25, 2017

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Payment Alternatives to Paper Checks For Trucking Companies

Payment Alternatives to Paper Checks For Trucking Companies

I just read a really interesting article from American Trucker on forms of payment Hate paper checks? You are not alone and it asks a question about the implications of more and more people disliking checks as a form of payment for truckers and their freight payments. It got me thinking about the various payment […]

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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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