Information and Resources: Operating a Successful Trucking Company

Information and Resources: Operating a Successful Trucking Company

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Searching the internet for industry related blogs, Accutrac Capital posts regular updates of the top bloggers we have identified to assist with your efforts to operate an efficient and profitable trucking business.

Following are the most current blog articles selected for our resource library:


ATA Report Drives Home the Dire Situation the Driver Shortage Remains In

A report issued by the American Trucking Association identifies the current shortage of truck drivers now stands at almost 48,000 and has the potential to go higher. While the report provides a pretty grim outlook of what the future may hold, it also provides a succinct course of action for possible solutions to this years-long problem

By Jeff Berman, Posted on October 06, 2015

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Are Small Trucking Companies Missing Out on the Recovery?

An article in The Wall Street Journal talks about the challenges small fleets are facing in a world of higher truck prices, tougher regulations and a truck driver shortage.

By Deborah Lockridge, Posted on September 24, 2015

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How to See Through Bad Advice on Revenue Per Mile

Its often not worth it to break up a run for an additional load, even when the rate is good. Drivers can get hung up on cents per mile, but the real enemy is inefficiencies around what a driver has to go through.

By Max Heine, Posted on September 24, 2015

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Developing and Controlling a Fleet Budget

A fleet manager must have the ability to prepare, present, and implement a sound budget. This article will present an overview of the three essential steps necessary to establish a fleet budget and the procedures to determine key line-item expenses.

By Mike Antich, Posted on September 2015

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CCJ Indicators: August Reports — Tonnage Dips, Linehaul Rates Climb

The amount of freight carried by the for-hire trucking industry in August, as measured by the American Trucking Associations monthly Truck Tonnage Index fell 0.9 percent. The overall Market Demand Index, however, still points to tightness in the market relative to truck and load availability.

By James Jaillet, Posted on September 22, 2015

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