Of course this is one of those mornings where I have been writing this in my head since 5am—It is important and should be said to everyone involved and needing involvement of investors and money flow for a trucking industry business. This includes loans, investments–and the proverbial money within the industry or coming into the […]
DISCLAIMER: I HAVE TO WRITE THIS BECAUSE I AM NOT SOME LAWYER, INSURANCE PROFESSIONAL, NOR CAN I SAY THAT IS ANYTHING OTHER THAN WHAT I HAVE SEEN WORK FOR MULTIPLE APPLICATIONS FOR PEOPLE THAT I KNOW HAVE USED THIS –YES, IT HAS BEEN DONE AND USED—THIS IS A SIMPLIFIED VERSION FOR YOUR KNOWLEDGE–HOWEVER–I AM IN […]
Strategically, I foresee a network of Banking both Online and Offline, located beside or at least close to Truck Stops; which could be utilized to assists with parking for the Bank, but also provide ATM services to our direct Alignments for the future development. Giving Safety of Banking to the Industry and Service needs of those who make our Industry the best in the world.
Over the course of the past few months some friends of mine, and myself have discussed a question that I pose to many What if you had an unlimited source of funding, what kind of carrier would you start and where? I have gotten answers from all over the spectrum from retiring from the trucking […]
So, Every Year, On this day– October 8th, I celebrate the day of Aurora for my daughter’s birthday by posting a blog post just for her. Happy Birthday Aurora, Keep that Northern Light shining bright. Daddy Loves you. PS… Your Birthday present is on the way– weekends don’t seem to count on the 5day schedule […]
I always get a kick out of listening and learning of the history of trucking from the drivers, owners, managers, dispatchers, and mechanics that were operating before my time. Yes, there are a few around. I am always listening to the clues, and how the mentality of the industry was prior to the current status. […]
“The numbers never lie!” The wise and seasoned accounting personnel, as well as business owners, shareholders, and stakeholders around the world shout to the rooftops. “The Numbers never lie!” Even in business, either as a fleet owner, owner-operator, independent, CEO, and even down to the business of one’s self—I will agree– The numbers never lie. […]
This morning was another one of those mornings–you start thinking and the words just start pouring out. Unable to slow my thought, or keep everything the way it was presented, largely due to me driving into work, then having the phones go- 90 to nothing since the doors where open. Some things unrealized Some thing […]
This morning as I drove in– I started to think about Elon Musk and how Tesla and Innovation of the Industries especially the innovation of the Industries– that actually transform into multiple industries of innovation through our technological sophistication and evolution. I started almost writing this article in my mind—clearly– not being able to write […]
No these are not really “hot shots,” like fighter pilots–even though a few of them would want to be placed in such a bracket. What I am referring to is the type of truck operation that is commonly called the Hot Shot. They are the small trucks that you see running the diesel pickups/ light […]
What is dispatching? dis·patch alsodes·patch(dĭ-spăch′) tr.v.dis·patched, dis·patch·ing, dis·patch·esalsodes·patched or des·patch·ing or des·patch·es 1. To relegate to a specific destination or send on specific business. See Synonyms at send1. 2. a. To complete, transact, or dispose of promptly: dispatch an errand. b. To eat up (food); finish off (a dish or meal). 3. To put to death summarily. n. 1. The act of sending off, as to a specific destination. 2. Dismissal or rejection of something regarded as unimportant or unworthy of consideration: “[his] breezy dispatch ofanother Establishment fiction writer” (Christopher Hitchens). 3. The act of putting to death. 4. Speed in performance or movement. See Synonyms at haste. 5. (also dĭs′păch′) a. A written message, particularly an official communication, sent with speed. b. An important message sent by a diplomat or an officer in the armed forces. c. A news item sent to a news organization, as by a correspondent. (Source: The Free Dictionary- Dispatching) Just to have a second definition: Inducement paid by a vessel operator to a shipper, consignee, or chartrer for completing the loading/offloading operations in less than the allotted time. Also spelled […]
Lets talk about a few options to finance a truck for an owner operator. The Lease- Option Route- You see this advertised all the time from big carriers that usually own a dealership, as a complementary business to the Carrier. “Zero down, Lease operator, come today and be a Owner Operator for XYZ Carrier.” These […]
Our industry has changed quite a bit over the years, mostly within the past 10-15 with the ever increasing use of technology to increase efficiency and make the industry a bit more competitive over the transportation sector. Let’s face it technology is here, and it doesn’t look like it is going anywhere. After talking and […]
To My sweet Valentine’s You have Daddy’s heart, and are always on my mind. I love you with all my being. On this day of 2019, Happy Valentine’s Day Aurora and Dynasty Love always DADDY Feb 14, 2019
FUNDAMENTAL TERMS OF THE TRUCKING INDUSTRY CARRIER- aka Trucking Company- The authorized, licensed operation approved by the federal government, as well as the state governments, to operate “FOR HIRE” to transport for customers, brokers, freight forwarders, and other types of businesses within interstate or intrastate commerce within the United States. These operations hire, lease, and […]
We hope your Spook-tacular Halloween is Fang-A-Licious. Have a Safe and Haunting Boo Time!! Happy Halloween from Madmothertrucker and Crew
Just when you thought Trucker Appreciation week was over, we added Day 8, cause Truckers never stop. Much love guys!! Roll On!!
These guys do an awesome job on these rolling interviews, this is the first one that caught my attention! Great Job guys, Love that truck!