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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Should Trucking Allow Teens to Drive?

Should Trucking Allow Teens to Drive?

Many trucking companies face a recruiting shortfall. For this reason, several names in the industry have pushed for legislation to lower the age restrictions to allow for younger drivers to fill the gap. Any driver over 18 years old that passes the test can be granted a commercial driver’s’ license under federal law. Seemingly, this […]

Demand for Truckers Is Up...But At What Cost?

Demand for Truckers Is Up…But At What Cost?

As a whole, the economy seems to be on the rise. On the outside, it appears that the trucking industry is growing parallel with the economy, but a deeper look may suggest otherwise. To run a trucking company these days, you simply need more working capital than ever before. The best solution may be to […]

Stronger Economy Increases Demand for Truckers

Stronger Economy Increases Demand for Truckers

The economy seems to be doing well lately. In this blog, we look at the reasons behind its growth, its effect on the trucking industry, and how this change could benefit the lives of our veterans. (Your trucking company could also experience a rise in success with freight factoring.) The Economy Continues to Improve It’s […]

Driver Rewards Pay Off

It has become widely publicized that currently there is a shortage of experienced and certified over the road truck drivers. This shortage is expected to increase over the next few years and some sources predict that to keep up with demand 100,000 new drivers would need to enter the industry each year.  Because of the […]