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How Does the Supply and Demand Function Affect Trucking?

The supply and demand function of global supply chains impacts shippers, manufacturers and, of course, consumers. However, one of the links most profoundly affected by the ebbs and flows of
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How the Inflation Reduction Act Is Impacting Truckers

Over the past year, inflation has surged to record highs. Everyone in the country can feel its effects, as prices for necessities, such as fuel, food and housing, have surged.   The
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What Are Engine Hours? 

Truckers cover a lot of ground over the course of their shifts, and all that time spent on the road can cause significant wear to the truck. As such, drivers
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What Is Backhaul Trucking? 

Backhaul trucking is an important model that helps carriers maximize profits, reduce fuel waste and put more money in the pockets of their drivers. Modern back hauling involves picking up
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What Is APU?

A trucker's cabin is their home away from home. Many long-distance truckers travel an average of 300 days and nights per year.   So, having enough power to run the heat, air
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How To Manage Invoices For Truckers

Now that you’ve acted on your dream of starting your own trucking company, it is time to take on the daunting task of learning to manage invoices. That way, you
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What Is Cross Docking?

In the supply chain as well as the world of logistics, time is money. That’s why warehouses always look for the best way to move inbound products via distribution as
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Impact of the Railroad Strike on Truck Drivers

If freight trains stopped running, how would it affect your business? As companies across all industries braced for the potential railroad strike of 2022, important questions, like this one, regarding
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Best Truck Driver Bankruptcy Services

Becoming a truck driver can mean taking out business loans to fund the purchase of a truck, insurance, technology or other related business expenses to get up and running as
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