Monthly Archives: May 2017

Right now, the trucking industry is experiencing a big drop in the price of used trucks. Normally, this would be good news, especially for growing fleets. However, the problem is that many fleets already have a surplus of used trucks,...
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Invoice payments can make or break both fleets and independent drivers. Having good customers who make timely payments on open invoices allows drivers and fleets to cover the cost of fuel and vehicle maintenance, and put some revenue into the...
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  • trucking safer
At the end of April, the Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) issued a warning about truck ramming attacks and how to deal with them. While the TSA may have the best interests of the people in mind, the trucking industry has...
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  • trucking fleet
Experiencing a financial strain is not uncommon in the trucking industry. The balance between overhead, customer payments, and logistics is more tenuous than most people realize. However, a few delayed payments on invoices can lead to a financial strain which...
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Express Freight Finance is pleased to announce a newly formed partnership with Blue Bloodhound! Who is Blue Bloodhound? Blue Bloodhound is revolutionizing the trucking industry through its new, online marketplace by connecting qualified truck drivers in need of extra work...
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Idling trucks has become a built-in expense to fleets. Idling trucks can cost fleets upwards of $4,000 each year. That is not an overall figure, that is $4,000 for each fleet. One company, Idle Smart, is offering a subscription service...
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  • fleet owners
Maintaining a positive cash flow can be a bit of a juggling act in the trucking business. Because of the time needed to deliver and pick up shipments, combined with staggered payment schedules, maintaining access to working capital to cover...
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In spite of news about large and uncertain shifts in the trucking industry, new drivers are not only in demand, but they are rising to the occasion. The need for new drivers has always been a constant, but now more...
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We receive a number of questions from fleet owners about transportation factoring. Because of our long history with the trucking industry, and as a leader in transportation factoring services, we have put together a FAQ to help clear up some...
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