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  • Explore the Income Potential in Expedited Trucking at Expedite Expo 2016
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted May 30th 2016 9:00AM
    If you're evaluating new business opportunities, you might be considering a franchise or launching your own venture from scratch. But what if you coul...
  • Risks and Rewards of getting your own motor carrier authority
    The Risks and Rewards of Getting Your Own Motor Carrier Authority
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Apr 25th 2016 9:00AM
    When you operate under your own motor carrier authority, you get to call your own shots and keep more of your income by negotiating rates directly wit...
  • 2016 Forecast
    Industry Experts Peer into their Crystal Ball
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Feb 9th 2016 11:34AM
    What does the expediting trucking landscape look like for 2016? What trends should we expect? EO recently spoke with industry veterans John Elliott, c...
  • Startup Costs Explained
    The Expediter's Startup Costs Explained
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Jan 26th 2016 11:52AM
    You want to become an expedite owner-operator to launch a new career, see the country, and take charge of your financial future. But if you overlook i...
  • Bookkeeping
    3 Tips to Make Bookkeeping Less Intimidating
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Jan 18th 2016 9:00AM
    A smart bookkeeping system will save you from heartache and hassle if you’re ever audited by the IRS. And it can help you maximize tax deductions, s...
  • What Determines a Good Load
    What Determines a Good Load?
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Nov 9th 2015 10:20AM
    One of the keys to success in expediting is to string together a series of good loads that make you money and take your business to a higher level.
  • Seven Strategies for Expediters
    Seven Success Strategies for Expedite Owner-Operators
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Nov 2nd 2015 9:00AM
    Perhaps you're in expediting to call your own shots. Or, you always wanted the freedom to travel the country. Or, you dreamed of teaming up with your ...
  • A 'Much Better Alternative MBA' to Finance is the New Industry Standard
    By Contributing Writer
    Posted Oct 23rd 2015 9:00AM
    Financing a high-ticket commercial truck is not the same thing as getting a loan to purchase your personal vehicle. There is a higher risk involved wi...
  • 7 Habits of High-Earning Expediters
    7 Habits of High-Earning Expediters
    By Sean M. Lyden, Staff Writer
    Posted Oct 12th 2015 9:00AM
    Motivational speaker Tony Robbins often says, “Success leaves clues.” What he means is that you can succeed in virtually endeavor, if you study th...
  • What to Expect with Expediter Truck Financing
    By Sean M. Lyden, Staff Writer
    Posted Sep 21st 2015 9:00AM
    As you shop for a new or used expediter truck, you probably need a loan to purchase that truck (unless, of course, you have a spare six figures stashe...