Trucking Tips and Insights

  • 4 Facts about Commercial Trucking

    4 Facts about Commercial Trucking

    Truckers play a critical role in the economy of the United States. The trucking business employs about 6% of all full-time workers in the United States and transports 71% of all freight.

    The industry generates one hundred billion dollars in annual income. It connects producers and consumers of everything from gallons of petroleum to milk to a key lifeline.

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  • Truckload vs. Less than Truckload Freight

    Truckload vs. Less than Truckload Freight

    Anyone who owns or is employed in the supply chain industry or courier service companies understands the importance of road freight transport and shipping. They would also know how costly it can be, so they are always searching for cheaper options to get their goods delivered. The two options that provide cheaper alternatives are full truckload shipping and less than truckload shipping

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  • Difference between Interstate and Intrastate Trucking

    Difference between Interstate and Intrastate Trucking

    A truck driver must know the type of freight they are transporting and whether that freight is interstate or intrastate. It can be hard to differentiate between the two types of freight, but we're here to help!

    Intrastate and interstate significantly impact the types of loads you can transport and the equipment you need. Even though it's easier to start by only hauling intrastate, you'll have fewer options for loads and, as a result, less money to spend.

    Most independent owner-operators and small fleets should begin with an interstate trucking company because it gives them more options and improves their success.

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