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    ARE YOU INSURANCE WORTHY?

    insurance

    For any business operating trucks, insurance is often a wild card. In some years, insurance agencies want your business and offer stellar rates. In other years, there seems to be a tighter market where rates […] More

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    POUR INTO YOUR PEOPLE

    DRIVERS

    My company operated about 75 service trucks at one time. Of course, that also meant we had more than 75 drivers operating said trucks. We were in the commercial tire business—a market where there was […] More

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    DOES MY TRUCK COUNT AS AN EXPENSE?

    truck deductions

    Filing taxes can be an extremely challenging task to navigate, and even more so for independent contractors. Whether you work in construction, HVAC, landscaping, or another traditionally contracted position, you’re prone to fluctuation between big […] More

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    OUT OF THE FRYER AND INTO THE STREETS

    renewable diesel

    Cleaner air for its current and future citizens was the goal of one city, and that goal brought forth a fresh perspective from a commonly discarded source of energy—cooking oil waste. Oakland’s circular economy model, […] More

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    A CHANGE FOR THE BETTER

    What is your favorite part of your job? The smile on your customer’s face when you take care of the problem that’s kept them up at night for weeks? The feeling of accomplishment after finishing […] More

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    COVER ALL THE BASES WITH DRIVER DOCUMENTATION

    By Gillian Crowl Motor carriers incur numerous costs just to stay in business, and they often incur unnecessary costs due to out-of-service time, unexpected Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) fines, and increased insurance premiums […] More

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    RAMPING UP

    Ramp

    LINK IMPROVES PRODUCTIVITY AND REDUCES COSTS  As a low-cost, low-maintenance alternative to hydraulic and pneumatic liftgates, Link’s Cargo Management Products Division makes swivel, spring-assist, bifold, trifold, and customized loading ramps for lightweight, heavyweight, and side-mount […] More

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    KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

    Medium-Duty Trailer

    WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE PURCHASING A MEDIUM-DUTY TRAILER You officially made the switch from the heaviest duty pickup you could find to something even heavier duty. Your Ford F-350 King Ranch, built as tough as […] More

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    WANT A GREENER FLEET?

    rent a green truck fleet

    TRY RENTING IT Have you ever considered renting part or all of your truck fleet in an effort to go green? If not, it’s worth the consideration. As you probably know, there are several ways […] More

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    REVOLUTIONIZING THE MARKET

    DUMP PUMP

    NEW DUMP PUMP ENTERS SMALL FRAME TRUCK MARKET Since the 1970s, the dump truck industry has been relegated to two sizes of dump pumps: a larger, higher flowing (up to 48 gpm at 1800 rpm) […] More

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