Dispatching / Factoring Services

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Recruiting

Do I really need to say what has been a massive IMMEDIATE NEED, trucker’s are wanted now days?!?  From Headlines on WSJ, and LATimes, to the backyard and county registries, we all see the massive media attention, for the need for qualified operators in the Trucking Industry.  All this mass hysteria, is the drive and […]

Factoring

According to Investapedia: A factor is a financial intermediary that purchases receivables from a company. A factor is essentially a funding source that agrees to pay the company the value of the invoice less a discount for commission and fees. The factor advances most of the invoiced amount to the company immediately and the balance upon receipt of funds from the invoiced party. […]

Dispatching for the Assets

I am not some road scholar, but someone who just gave a fuck…How in the hell did I make it this long in such a cut-throat business——Your guess is as good as mine!?!  In life, I promised myself I would always be me—–never compromising the values of a time long gone.  Where every man or […]

OOIDA — Says……

Well this past week, OOIDA has come out to say…… Young Drivers Proposal Law Change is>….   If you remember Correctly— I posted on this topic—https://madmothertrucker.com/linkedin-post/   Hey OOIDA—–your a little late!

Freight Broker and Agent/Agency

Freight Broker is ,according to the FMCSA, A broker is a person or an entity which arranges for the transportation of property by a motor carrier for compensation. A broker does not transport the property and does not assume responsibility for the property The Brokers that want to do higher paying loads, typically have a […]

Brokering loads is selling both sides

Brokering freight, is done by two different types of brokers.  They essentially act on their own behalf, by providing service to the customer shipping or receiving the cargo.  When they book the load with the Transporting Carrier, they typically, add a fee, deduct a percentage, or a combination–from both sides of the transaction. Brokers- These […]

Washington State- Marijuana Transport Laws

Washington State, Home of Seattle, Free Willy, and Apple Orchards–Also has full legalization for the ganja……They have help pave the way for further legalization or even full decriminalization– Becoming a state that have medicinal and recreational uses. This opens a wide variety for the potential Carrier-Courier-Delivery Service.  This one simple step of full legalization adds […]

Ol’ Days Remembered

You know coming into this business as a young lad, I remember, dispatchers who hated computers.  They always had the Paper stack- Shuffle– and meticulous notes weekly- billing –pay- independent, the list goes on and on…. Stories about ordering phone books from the post office for specific metro areas, to making calls on a rotary […]

Michigan- Marijuana Transport Laws

Disclaimer–Federal law states marijuana, or in the state of Michigan, marihuana—-is still quite illegal….DO NOT CROSS STATE LINES WITH IT.  If you are going to be a dumbass, do it on your own time, and your own free will….. The thing about Michigan–State law has authorized Medicinal purposes for needing patients that are approved by […]

Oregon – Marijuana Transport Laws

Since we have promised a full line of State Marijuana Transport Articles, discussing authorized states issuing licensing.  We decided that these Need to be based on the Rules and Regulations individually–by State.  As of now, we have seen a few different styles of state regulations, however, with this new found legalized, legalizing, and decriminalization — […]

Breaking down a volume carrier

What is the difference of a volume carrier, vs a small fleet of—– say —–25 Truck with 37 Trailers.  I going to demystify this question for you in this article.  Just remember, every business is the same.  Just a matter of which bullshit you can deal with best.  They have the same functions mandated, a […]

How to get better rates for moving freight

These three rules are just as good today as they were when they were taught to me:   If you don’t set your rate–Someone else will.  No Matter What, there will always be someone else Cheaper.  I would rather be the last man standing, than the first man out. Subscribe to our mailing list 1.  […]

OK, I’m Just Gonna Come out and say it–

I have sat here, perplexed at the amount of Coverage on the “March for Our Lives” public protest……For Instance, USAToday put out this story.  Taylor Swift thinks that the cause is so good she donated to a worthy cause of “Marching for Our Lives” which is to push Anti-Firearm Legislation, for those who have been […]

Reader– Question and Answer-

Directed toward NoName, based on envelope addressee: Do you write everything?   So Far, Yes —It is all written by me, except Lot Lizard Lisa.   She actually writes her’s as well.  I have opened this up to allow outside Content with Author Credits for work, however we do not wish it to be published elsewhere, so […]

Becoming a State Authorized Marijuana Transportation Provider

PER READER REQUEST- TO DISCUSS THE MARIJUANA TRANSPORT BUSINESS, AND HOW I WOULD SET UP A BUSINESS, IF I DECIDED THE MARKET WAS WERE I WANTED TO SET UP.  THIS MAY END UP MULTIPLE PARTS.     Due to federal law stating that Marijuana is still a controlled substance, and Federally Illegal–as well as a large […]

Mechanics, and reality of a real mechanic

I have been lucky to be graced with not one but two REAL Mechanics—true craftsmen of the field—Mechanics truly are the lifeblood, doctors if you will, of our mechanized industry…..they keep us moving when things break. They are rarer than you could imagine. I have been in Shops across this country–and even stopped someone from […]

Trucks move freight, not Quotes

Yeah Scott, I use it more and more the longer I am around!!–  It is as true today as it was those years ago–Sit in that desk of yours, and Smile, cause more are coming…… “Can I get a quote?”  patiently asking on a lane we commonly hit inbound for our customers and drivers.  Some […]