February numbers on track, Syleconomics show
The trucking industry continued its strong performance with another solid month in February, according to the most recent Syleconomics report issued b...
Sylectus: Growth continues at slower pace in May
The transportation industry continued to show strong year-over-year growth in May, according to the monthly report released by Sylectus, although busi...
April numbers decline from March, but still strong
Sylectus has released its data for the trucking industry’s performance in April, and although the numbers were down from March, it still was the bes...
Tax Tips: What if I can't file on time?
If you are not able to file your tax return by April 18, 2011, you may choose to file an Application for Automatic Extension of Time, Form 4868, whic...
Money-making March caps 'strongest quarter ever'
That’s how Sylectus summed up the month of March as its released its monthly data analysis.
Sylectus: February Numbers Show Across-the-board Increases
Sylectus has released its monthly analysis of the data it collects, which quantifies the good and bad trends of the expediting industry....
To Incorporate or Not to Incorporate? A Brief, Incomplete Guide for the Beginning Expediter
The question of whether or not owner/operators should incorporate is a deeply important one to consider, especially when one is reasonably early in his or her trucking career. While it’s certainly not a requirement for owner/operators to incorporate in any way, there are a number of advantages and protections that can be enjoyed when a driver that acts as an independent contractor incorporates, either as an LLC or a Corporation.
Trends Have Less to do With Trucks Than Regulations: Drivers Speak
The most recent trends with respect to expediting and trucking lie within the confines of the cab. It should be noted, though, that the great majority of these trends don’t necessarily relate to a particular gadget or actual component of your truck, but rather in the requirements and legalities, and other trends related to how you’re driving your truck.
Big versus Little Carriers: A Game of â€œWould You Rather?â€
The differences between large and small carriers are undeniable, and most drivers, as you might guess, have an opinion about these differences.
E-Commerce and Transportation: How Much Has it Improved Things?
My typical approach with these pieces involves a bit of research, a bit of opinion, and sometimes asking the members of the EO forums their thoughts about a particular topic so that I can incorporate those into the piece in question. This time, I thought I’d take a different road--mostly because of the breadth of the topic as it relates to trucking.