Friday, July 5, 2013

Benefits of Freight Factoring

What is freight factoring? Freight factoring is simply the purchase of freight bills/accounts receivables, an essential financial tool for trucking and transportation companies.  Freight factoring eases the company's financial tension by funding their net 30-60 and even 90 day freight bills/invoices now - not when they're due!

With factoring, you focus on what you do best; getting and delivering your loads, sales, customer service and growth, and the freight factor focuses on what they do best, factoring/funding your invoices, and assuring that your steady cash flow continues!

With freight factoring, the strengths are in your receivables and the ability of the carrier or brokerage to generate eligible sales - not time in business or financial condition. And, with freight factoring you are not creating debt.

Freight factoring releases cash to bring your business plans to life; grab new opportunities; invest in new equipment, meet payroll and other expenses, or simply negotiate better terms for your business.  Factoring is actually healthy and an essential financial tool for trucking and transportation companies to maintain a steady cash flow.

A factor can fund most situations, including startup businesses, certain clients with poor credit or financial problems, tax liens or bankruptcies!  You can start the simple process at

Friday, June 7, 2013

Starting A Trucking Company

Starting a trucking company can be very challenging, more so than most other businesses, on this posting we are including a couple of helpful links that may help with the formation of a trucking business.

How to Calculate Startup Costs for a Trucking Company

Grants to Start a Trucking Company

Monday, April 8, 2013

Are truckers seeing an increase in loads?

U.S. Truck-For-Hire Tonnage Up 0.6% in February. The American Trucking Association's latest figures on US truck tonnage shows an increase for the fourth month in a row for a total 4-month gained of 7.7% total tonnage.  In February showing an increase of 0.6% and 1% in January. Optimism is high and we expect positive trends in transportation to continue.

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Factoring Large Trucking Companies

(By Blog Contributor)

Is it really becoming more difficult for the larger trucking companies to factor?  A lot of the national factoring companies are limited on advances to $2,000,000 - $3,000,000, unless of course, you're a bank, but then you are going to face the bank's qualifying criteria, which may make it difficult for the struggling carrier to qualify.

Actually, it is not that bad, we found that there are many factoring companies that are advancing as much as $10,000,000, and although qualifying criteria get's tighter on higher advances, the focus still remains on the credit worthiness of the customer, so larger carriers and those that are struggling should not have a problem finding a reliable factor.

Friday, December 28, 2012

Simple Rules for 2013!

ONE. Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully.

TWO. Marry a man/woman you love to talk to. As you get older, their conversational skills will be as important as any other.

THREE. Don't believe all you hear.

FOUR. When you say, 'I love you,' mean it.

FIVE. When you say, 'I'm sorry,' look the person in the eye.

SIX. Be engaged at least six months before you get married.

SEVEN. Believe in love at first sight.

EIGHT. Never laugh at anyone's dreams. People who don't have dreams don't have much.

NINE. Love deeply and passionately. You might get hurt but it's the only way to live life completely.

TEN. In disagreements, fight fairly. No name calling.

ELEVEN. Don't judge people by their relatives.

TWELVE. Talk slowly but think quickly.

THIRTEEN. When someone asks you a question you don't want to answer, smile and ask, 'Why do you want to know?'

FOURTEEN. Remember that great love and great achievements involve great risk.

FIFTEEN. Say 'bless you' when you hear someone sneeze.

SIXTEEN. When you lose, don't lose the lesson.

SEVENTEEN. Remember the three R's: Respect for self; Respect for others; and Responsibility for all your actions.

EIGHTEEN. Don't let a little dispute injure a great friendship.

NINETEEN. When you realize you've made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.

TWENTY. Smile when picking up the phone. The caller will hear it in your voice.

TWENTY-ONE. Spend some time alone.

Now, here's the FUN part! Share this message with your family and friends! A true friend is someone who reaches for your hand and touches your heart.
Welcome to Trucking Blogger!  Here's a funny story to break the ice. 

The Best Trucking Story Of The Month

A drunken man walks into a trucker's bar, sits down at the bar and orders a drink. Looking around, he sees three men sitting at a corner table. He gets up, staggers to the table, leans over, looks the biggest, meanest, trucker in the face and says:

'I went by your grandma's house today and I saw her in the hallway buck naked.
Man, she is one fine looking woman!'
The trucker looks at him and doesn't say a word.
His buddies are confused, because he is one mean trucker and would fight at the drop of a hat.
The drunk leans on the table again and says:
'I got it on with your grandma and she is good, the best I ever had!'
The trucker's buddies are starting to get really mad but the trucker still says nothing.
The drunk leans on the table one more time and says,
'I'll tell you something else, boy,
your grandma liked it!'
looks him square in the eyes and says..

At this point the trucker stands up,
takes the drunk by the shoulders

'Grandpa;....... Go home!

You're drunk!

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