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0 admin •2018

DRIVE-Safe Act and the Trucking Industry

What is the DRIVE-Safe Act? Is it necessary? Well, something’s happening in the trucking industry: fewer and fewer people are signing up. There’s a huge shortage of truck drivers that’s been steadily climbing, and doesn’t show signs of stopping. Drivers earn on average about 80,000 dollars. But still, no one wants to do it. The lifestyle is hard, you don’t get to be with your family, and it requires extended periods of alone time. The driver deficit is slowing down delivery rates and incre...
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Business, News
0 admin •2018

New Construction Technology Trends You’ll See in 2019

The New Construction Technology As the world around us changes and becomes more technologically and electronically efficient, so does the construction industry. If you’re involved in this industry, you’re well aware of how much it’s advanced in the past few decades alone. And we’re right on the cusp of even more new construction technology that’s going to bring about even greater renovation. Augmented Reality No, we didn’t mean virtual reality. We meant augmented reality, where you can lo...
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Business
0 admin •2018

Rising Oil Prices and The Trucking Industry

It’s something that no one wants to hear: gas prices are rising. Perhaps you’re fixing that tire on your bike or gearing up to buy yourself an electric car. But rising oil prices are affecting more than just your daily commute to work. For people in the trucking industry, almost their entire job is driving. That means that as the price of driving goes up, their expenses rise as well. The cause and effect of rising oil prices and the trucking industry conditions for drivers on the road is a serio...
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Business
0 admin •2018

ELD Laws 101: What You Need to Know

There’s a new federal rule out there that’s making waves in the commercial trucking industry. The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, FMCSA, first proposed the rule in 2014. Even then, it was met with controversy. The law requires that anyone driving a commercial truck must use an electronic logging device, or an ELD. These devices monitor the hours that drivers spend on the road, and require that they take rest breaks while driving. Here is the need-...
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Business
0 admin •2018

5 Ways to Get Your Trucking Business Debt Relief

It’s a four letter word that strikes fear and makes people’s stomachs sink, no matter who you are: debt. But there’s a big word that small businesses especially fear: bankruptcy. If you’re a small business owner and you’re looking at a lot of debt, this could be a reality that you’re trying to find anything to get your trucking business debt relief. Luckily, there are ways you can dig yourself out of debt before you head down the road to bankruptcy. You can see your business start to thrive agai...
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Business
0 admin •2018

New Or Used Equipment? A Business Guide.

The Big Question: Do I Buy New Or Used Equipment? When it comes to decisions for your business, you always want to make the most financially sound decision possible. Purchasing large equipment such as semi trucks can be an overwhelming decision unless you do your research. When you know exactly what to buy and have taken your time to investigate which option is best for you, it takes a huge weight off your shoulders. So, should you buy new or used equipment?   The Cons of Buying Us...
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Business
0 admin •2018

So, What Is A Section 179 Tax Deduction?

Tax Deductions? Yes please! There are few things in life that people agree on; the fact that taxes elicit a general feeling of “blahhh” is one of them. But then, most people would all agree that they love their tax return. And what about tax deductions? Those aren’t too shabby, either. If you’re a small business, Section 179 deductions on your taxes is something most can agree they like. So, what is a Section 179 Deduction? Section 179 of the IRS code gives businesses the ability to deduct th...
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