Many small fleets run on ‘day-to-day’ load planning. It’s like a pilot flying by the seat of his pants; it may get him to where he needs to be but–after a nail-biting, really bumpy ride–it won’t be a flight he wants to repeat.
Knowledge creates strength; hence, it gives you the power to succeed. There are two different ways in which a person can gain knowledge. One is from experience, being there and doing it, making mistakes and working in the trenches. The other way is through studying and research until you know your subject inside and out.
Hello everbody, hope you’re under a real good load an’ headin’ home after delivery. Let me tell you about another local character, our Super Trooper, ‘Rattle’ Snake, Snakes, or a lot of other names. Depends on how long it’s been since you got a ticket as to what you call this epitome of trooperhood. I remember one tale specially, from Lucas Briscoe.
“Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” You shouldn’t let a single customer represent any more than 20% to 25% of your total revenue or accounts receivable.
A Customer Service Action Plan is a series of activities assigned to each driver and employee which must take place consistently with every customer…
Hello truckers and right seat covers – this is Nadine Wheeler, who’s been the oldest Right Seat Cover in the eighteen-wheeled world known as truckin’ … and if you don’t know what a Right Seat Cover is, well, then, young’uns, you’re reading the wrong blog!
You need to reassess where you’re hauling, who you’re hauling for, and what you’re hauling. Many hauling sectors declined in the last year, but not all. A hauling sector can be anything from the lane you haul in, to the products or industry you’re concentrating on, to the individual companies for which you haul.
You have a wheelbarrow filled with dirt at the top of a hill, or you have the same wheelbarrow at the bottom of a hill. Obviously getting that dirt-filled wheelbarrow to the bottom of a hill would be a lot less work than trying to push it to the top. Now think of this wheelbarrow as your freight rate:
All right, everbody, Miles here, listenin’ to T-Dawg McCall tell about a really terrible situation he rescued his friend, B.A. Grouseman from not too long ago. “Hey, Miles, can you get the hood latch on your side? Thanks. An’ Ernie-Earl, it’s your turn to go get some pie from Mamie’s.…
Listen to this story of how I turned cheap freight from vinegar into fine wine for one small carrier, using nothing more than industry experience, resourcefulness and dedication to finding a solution.