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5 Ways to Improve Freight Working Capital

5 Ways to Improve Freight Working Capital

Having working capital on hand makes managing daily operations a little easier. Take the stress out of working capital. Consider these 5 ways to improve working capital for your freight with Porter Billing Services. #1 Provide Incentives Bonuses based on working capital can help incentivize your employees. Your sales team can help improve working capital […]

Trucking Through the Summer

Trucking Through the Summer

Summer is officially here! Make sure you are staying protected while also making the most of this warm, beautiful season. Check out these tips for trucking through the summer with Porter Billing Services. Be Wary of Warm Weather Warm weather can be tough, especially without high-powered air conditioning in your truck. However, beyond the scorching […]

Update: Trucking Industry News

Update: Trucking Industry News

Calling all truckers, fleet owners, and staff members! It is important to remain aware and in tune with trucking industry changes. See what is happening in the trucking industry this month with Porter Billing Services. Senate Vote on 34-Hour Restart Amendment Recently, Senator Richard Blumenthal filed an amendment to the THUD bill. This amendment will […]

Get In on the Perks: Fuel and Other Services

Get In on the Perks: Fuel and Other Services

Porter Billing Services has formed many strategic partnerships in the industry. Get in on the perks. See how our partnerships can benefit your fleet! FuelSmart Fleet Fueling Card The exclusive FuelSmart fleet fueling card is powered by the ComData Fuel Network. With the most recognized fuel card brand on the market, Porter Billing Services is […]

4 Tips to Fleet Growth

4 Tips to Fleet Growth

Looking to grow and develop your fleet? Check out these 4 simple tips to get ahead in the industry from Porter Billing Services. #1 There’s an App for That In today’s technologically driven society, there are apps available to help with almost everything. Apps like Google Maps and Waze can help you get around. Waze […]

What is Freight Factoring?

What is Freight Factoring?

Freight factoring provides your fleet with access to the cash you need to remain on the road and fund daily operations. It’s a simple process that involves assigning your unpaid bills to a third party company.  Freight factoring ensures that your business gets paid right away, even with slow paying customers. A Step-By-Step Look at […]

E-Logs to Ease Burden of Paperwork and Improve Processes

E-Logs to Ease Burden of Paperwork and Improve Processes

In December 2017, the shift from paper logs to electronic logging devices, or e-logs, will be mandatory. According to the final rule from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, all interstate carriers will be required to install electronic logging devices so as to better record their drivers’ hours on the road.  While e-logs will streamline […]

Survival Tips for New Truckers

Survival Tips for New Truckers

Trucking may sound like an easy job, but it is more difficult than it seems at face value. Learn more. #1 Where Do I Park? Especially if you are new to driving such a large vehicle, it can be difficult to park. It can be even harder to know where to park. Often, shippers and […]

Trucker's Wife Writes Powerful Poem

Trucker’s Wife Writes Powerful Poem

Time on the open road gives one a lot of time to think.  And, sometimes it brings out the creativity. Recently, the wife of a Porter Billing Services client joined him on the road and discovered it opened up her creative side and shared with us the following verse: Ya’ll quit weaving in and out, […]

NIOSH Truck Drivers Survey Review

NIOSH Truck Drivers Survey Review

What are conditions like on the road? Are our drivers safe — and what’s the cost to our industry if they’re not? Our experts at Porter Billing Services took a look at NIOSH survey results to get answers. Here’s what we found: Safety of Drivers The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) examines […]