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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Trucking: An Increasingly Important Industry

Trucking: An Increasingly Important Industry

Without the trucking industry, businesses across the country would have no way to maintain production. The trucking industry ensures safe and prompt delivery of inventory and raw materials for businesses. Truckers Driving Industry to Success Driving the industry toward success, truckers bring in billions of dollars in revenue every year. A shortage in this labor […]

3 Unbeatable Benefits of Fuel Cards

3 Unbeatable Benefits of Fuel Cards

Maintaining a fleet in the field is a risky proposition if your finances aren’t carefully controlled. As any fleet manager can tell you, running into financial trouble is easier than you think without a way to seriously control spending through a system. For fleet managers who are concerned with their purchases and expenses, there is […]

Diesel Notes and Bass Boats: A Fuel Purchasing Analysis

  Diesel. It’s what drives your business. It can also drive your business into the ground. You know that cheesy saying your dad always repeated? “Failing to prepare is preparing to fail” Cheesy as it sounds; fuel purchasing is the perfect example of this old saying. If you’re not planning out your fuel expenses, you’re […]

My travels to the Mid-America Truck Show

My travels to the Mid-America Truck Show

I recently attended my first transportation trade show. I was at the Mid-America Truck Show in Louisville, Kentucky and let me just say it was impressive. Sure, I’ve attended car shows and gun shows in my personal time. I’ve even been to some of the larger air-shows in the good ol’ U.S. of A., but […]