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Protect Your Business, Protect Your Pocketbook!

August 3rd, 2022 by Kelsea Eckert

By Kelsea Eckert, Attorney at Eckert & Associates In most states, trucks have just as many rights to collect downtime from at-fault parties as stationary businesses do. Unfortunately, many insurance companies don’t understand this concept and think big trucks are similar to cars that can easily be rented. However, commercial equipment is often highly specialized and […]

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8 Tips to Combat Brake and Tire-Related Danger on the Road

July 26th, 2022 by Channing Puls

Proactively caring for tires and brakes can boost road safety, saving fleets time and ultimately, money. By Channing Puls, Safety Consultant, The Paladin Group Speeding, increased front axle loads, and uptime/equipment over-utilization are major indicators of commercial brake and tire-related danger on the open road. Carriers that are proactive about brake and tire-related risks on […]

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July 10-16: Operation Safe Driver Week with a Speeding Focus

July 8th, 2022 by Channing Puls

Cracking down on speeding is a top strategy for driver safety, not to mention reducing insurance premiums. In tandem with Operation Safe Driver Week and beyond, fleets can embrace best practices for discouraging speeding and encouraging safe driving. Channing Puls, Safety Consultant, The Paladin Group This month, U.S. law enforcement officers will actively issue warnings […]

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Are You Winning the Talent War? How to Stand Out in Today’s Diverse Hiring Market.

May 31st, 2022 by Christa Peterson

Trucking companies face growing challenges in hiring and retaining the best people – and not just drivers. Adapting to a changing world and the needs of a multi-generational workforce will help you recruit and retain a solid workforce. By Christa Peterson, AIC-M, AIS The driver shortage isn’t the only staffing challenge fleets are dealing with in […]

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Are You Using Freight Factoring to Optimize Your Cash Flow?

May 31st, 2022 by Troy Boelman

By Troy Boelman, President,  QBC Factoring   Getting paid right away and giving over the hassle of accounts receivable to a third party, freight factoring is a great business management strategy for fleets.   With paid invoices posting only four to six weeks after a job has been completed, small fleets are challenged with generating […]

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Is Your Fleet Equipment Undervalued and Underinsured? Here’s 2 Ways to Find Out and 2 Ways to Fix It

May 25th, 2022 by Christa Peterson

As supply chain issues accelerate, companies face challenges in parts replacement, equipment production, and a massive shortage of trucks and repair staff. Here’s how to ensure your equipment isn’t underinsured. By Christa Peterson, AIC-M, AIS, President of Risk Management From supply chain to sourcing replacement parts, finding new and used trucks today is a challenge […]

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