How to Find Quality Carriers? Mar26

How to Find Quality ...

Tweet 1. Get Connected. One of the easiest ways to build your carrier database is to ask other freight brokers for referrals. Even if you don’t know any other brokers, you can start networking by joining an industry organization, such as the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA)....

How Truckers get Paid? Mar20

How Truckers get Pai...

TweetTruck Driving Per Mile Salary Truck drivers that are paid per mile see varying wages depending on their experience, the region they work in and the company they are employed with. A majority of trucking companies pay between $0.28 and $0.40 cents per mile according to the U.S Bureau...

8 Tips to help long haul truck drivers stay awake Mar15

8 Tips to help long ...

TweetFor a long haul truck driver driving for a full-service trucking company, the ride can get boring very quickly. The transportation industry documented 432.9 billion miles in 2006, which translates to about 500 miles per day. A short haul truck driver will rarely have to deal with the...

Women are increasingly joining the deadly world of truck driving Mar11

Women are increasing...

TweetYUMA, Ariz. — Ingrid Brown had already piloted her big rig from the maddening rush-hour traffic of Southern California to the desert vistas of Arizona when she pulled into the grimy freight terminal. A chorus of idling diesel engines rumbled as rows of male truckers whiled away...

BOC-3 Form: Step-by-Step Guide Mar06

BOC-3 Form: Step-by-...

Tweet What is a BOC-3? “BOC” stands for Blanket of Coverage, and this filing is proof of process agents in all 50 states. If you just applied for your broker authority on the Unified Registration System (URS), you should have received your temporary/pending USDOT# and MC#. In...