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Tips for New Truck Driver Operators. Consider Factoring.

You Got Your Authority – What Now? As a new business owner in any industry, you’re guaranteed to face many hurdles and roadblocks, some of which may seem impassable. This is especially true of the trucking industry. But take comfort in the fact that you’re already here, doing the research necessary to prepare for the […]

No More Late Payments!

No More Late Payments!

Looking to eliminate late payments from your clients? Keep your cash flow consistent through effective collection methods. Learn more with Porter Billing Services. Know Your Clients Start by getting to know who you are working with. Through credit checks, you can ensure that your clients are reliable. Of course, this doesn’t provide you with a […]

3 Must-Have Trucking Apps

3 Must-Have Trucking Apps

Every day, new apps are released, making life just a little bit more convenient and connected! Among the plethora of scheduling and gaming apps, there are a handful of apps that are especially helpful for those of us in the trucking industry. We’ve come up with a list of three must-have apps for the road. […]

Trucking Trips: Managing the Business Side

Trucking Trips: Managing the Business Side

It is important to keep track of your business’s income and expenditures. However, there is much more to managing a small trucking business. Minor accounting mistakes can account for much more in a small business than in a corporate one. Learn how to manage the business side of your fleet and avoid debt or even […]

Freight Factoring: What & Why

Freight Factoring: What & Why

What is freight factoring? Is it a good idea for your fleet? We’ve laid out some of the basics to make freight factoring easier to understand! If you’ve still got questions, feel free to contact Porter Billing Services. We would love to help! Non-Recourse Factoring vs. Recourse Factoring There are two types of freight factoring: […]

Emergency Roadside Coverage: Why Your Fleet Should Invest

Emergency Roadside Coverage: Why Your Fleet Should Invest

Even if you keep your truck well maintained, you might find yourself stuck on the side of the road for a number of reasons. You may not always be prepared to handle the situation on your own! Consider these reasons from Porter Billing Services to invest in emergency roadside coverage for your fleet. When You […]

Trucking Tips: Stay Healthy on the Road

Trucking Tips: Stay Healthy on the Road

Whether you’re new to trucking or you have years of experience, the trucker life can easily lead to an unhealthy lifestyle. Check out these tips from Porter Billing Services to help truckers stay healthy while out on the road. Put Out that Cigarette Many of us in the trucking community find smoking to be a […]

Freight Factoring FAQs Answered!

Freight Factoring FAQs Answered!

Freight factoring provides your trucking company with invoicing solutions that best fit your fleet’s needs. Recourse factoring offers your fleet high advances at low rates. Often, the longer an invoice remains unpaid, the more those rates increase. Porter’s flat-rate recourse programs offer a single rate for a 90-day period.  Recourse factoring grants your business access […]

How to Survive Your First Year as a Small Trucking Business

How to Survive Your First Year as a Small Trucking Business

Many fleets find their doors closed within their first year of service. Sometimes this is due to quick, unsustainable growth. Other times, requirements listed by the CSA are not met in time, creating a liability for the fleet. Insurance issues and cost management can also cause small trucking businesses to close up shop before truly […]

4 Ways to Increase Your Working Capital

4 Ways to Increase Your Working Capital

Daily operations, payroll, fuel, and maintenance issues all require immediate access to working capital. Due to late payments and unforeseen expenses, working capital can often run low. Check out these 4 ways to increase your working capital with Porter Billing Services. #1 Invoice Collection Process Start with your invoice system. Do you have a process […]

Freight Factoring Myths Busted!

Freight Factoring Myths Busted!

Many fleets are held back by misconceptions in regards to freight factoring. Don’t be one of them! We’re here to bust the myths. Learn more about freight factoring today with Porter Billing Services. Our Fleet Does Not Qualify for Freight Factoring A common misconception keeping many fleet owners from investing in freight factoring is that […]

Pokémon GO: What It Means For Truckers

Pokémon GO: What It Means For Truckers

Are you a Pokémon GO fan? Do you know what Pokémon GO is? If you haven’t heard of it yet, you will soon! This app is taking over. Learn more about Pokémon GO and what it means for your fleet with Porter Billing Services. What is Pokémon GO? Pokémon GO is an increasingly popular app […]