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Fuel for Thought

  • Featured Story
    Reaching The Summit
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted May 20th 2018 6:20PM
    Reaching the summit of your business goals is often challenging. There are many peaks and valleys along the way.
  • Detention Pay?
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted May 11th 2018 8:07AM
    It’s easy to get wrapped up in all the things we have to do as owner operators to keep our business profitable. After all we do just to get to load, then the customer keeps us waiting for our load.
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    Earthworms
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted May 5th 2018 6:10PM
    Earthworms are interesting. Most of their life is spent, as their name implies, in the moist earth. These burrowing creatures live, breed and thrive below the surface in moist soils.
  • “Friggin’ crooks”
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Apr 27th 2018 4:00AM
    “Friggin’ crooks”. “Too much bio in their fuel”. “Outdated and overpriced”.
  • My Choice May Not Be Yours
    The Best Truck....For You
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Apr 22nd 2018 5:55PM
    What is the ideal truck for you? If you ask other drivers, you are likely to get as many different opinions as the number of drivers you ask. Truth is, only you can decide which truck will best suit your expediting needs and if you do not know, how are you supposed to find out? Research, research, research.
  • Are You Secure?
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Apr 18th 2018 9:07PM
    Securing a load will have different requirements depending on the load to be secured, type of vehicle and even some very specific rules for securing certain loads.
  • Got a minute to spare? How about 3 hours?
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Apr 5th 2018 7:43PM
    What could you do if you had an additional three hours every day? How about just an additional three work hours each day? How about just an additional three available hours each day? Where would your “extra” time be spent?
  • The King of Bluetooth Devices
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Mar 27th 2018 11:14AM
    Today, you can hardly look anywhere and not see a Bluetooth device for sale or being used. As drivers, we know all too well the Bluetooth name and a myriad of devices that help keep us connected to the rest of the world even when we are driving in very remote areas.
  • Noli Nothis Permittere te Terere
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Mar 19th 2018 7:49AM
    Negativity can seemingly be found everywhere. There are those who refuse to see anything else. These same people also seem to be the quickest to react to anything positive. In today’s fast paced, socially connected world, it is much more common to see people complain rather than support.
  • Make A Law and Someone Will Break It
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Mar 12th 2018 4:15AM
    For every rule, there is a rule breaker. Pass a new regulation and someone will not abide. Enact a mandate and someone will not comply.
  • Fuel Tax Strategies
    By Greg Huggins
    Posted Mar 5th 2018 4:04AM
    With an understanding of what fuel taxes are and are not, how do you apply that knowledge to save your tax dollars? How do you apply that knowledge to saving on fuel COSTS? There are several strategies you can use when it comes to fuel taxes and fuel costs.