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Permitting can be one aspect of the trucking industry that could be challenging to navigate. There is a complex network of required permits for different materials in different states. Additionally, truckers transporting goods between the United States and Canada have more permit requirements. 
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Trucking owner-operators have many things to maintain when running a trucking company. One of the most stress-inducing things is compliance and safety. Getting a trucking company compliant with Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) rules can be overwhelming. This is particularly true when you are struggling with compliance on top of the other duties required to operate in the trucking industry. 
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The DOT number is free. However, you also need to be granted operating authority for your class of operations if intending to cross state lines. This article will be a big help!
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A commercial truck driver must go through the return to duty process for any instances of known drug or alcohol use. Here is the process.
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With the recent economic turmoil, many individuals are rethinking their career choices and making bold moves to secure their financial futures.
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The MCS-150 biennial update ensures that information about your company is updated, including the miles driven, any additions to your fleet, and related safety information. The FMCSA requires that trucking company owners submit an update every two years, but when the update is due may vary.
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Just like anything worthwhile you’ve done in life, you have to put some work into growing your trucking company. Most of us are pretty good at hard work, but to be successful in your trucking business, it also requires a plan for yourself and your business. Here are a few ideas to help your trucking…
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Funding a trucking business is expensive. Between the truck leases, insurance, maintenance, and government fees, costs can add up quickly. Borrowing from friends and family, or maxing out credit cards often isn’t enough to provide a business with a stable cash flow. This makes the question of how to fund your trucking company extremely important.…
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The future can be a tricky and subversive thing. For many people, it conjures up images of flying cars and jetpacks and vaguely humanoid robots scurrying about, handling all the tasks society has deemed too menial or perfunctory for humans to carry out themselves. It encompasses all sorts of elaborate speculations and flights of sci-fi…