Dollars & Sense

  • 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...
  • Expediter Beware: What You Should Know Before Signing an Owner-Operator Lease Agreement
    By Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
    Posted Sep 14th 2015 4:31PM
    When it comes to signing an owner-operator lease agreement with a trucking carrier, ignorance is NOT bliss. Any unpleasant surprises -- whether with p...
  • Boost Your Income with Special Care & Handling Services
    Boost Your Income with Special Care & Handling Services
    By Sean M. Lyden, staff writer
    Posted Apr 20th 2015 8:00AM
    Looking to take your expedited trucking income to the next level?
  • How to Find a Good Fleet Owner
    How to Find a Good Fleet Owner
    By Staff Writer
    Posted Aug 18th 2014 4:10AM
    Start into this question not by thinking about fleet owners but by thinking about yourself. The question is, “How do I find a good fleet owner?”
  • Reading the Fine Print - Understanding Your Lease
    By Sandy Long
    Posted Feb 26th 2014 3:53AM
    Navigating a lease contract for the new owner operator can be like tap dancing in a minefield and can ultimately make or break a new business.