The Risk of Customer Concentration

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The risk of Customer concentration

Have you ever heard the phrase, “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket”? This phrase means you should avoid doing the majority of your business with just one or a few customers in the business world. Most credit companies consider your customer concentration when reviewing credit applications. If 25% of your revenue comes from one customer,… Read more »

Managing Rising Fuel Cost

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Diesel fuel costs have been rising steadily for some time. However, the crisis in Ukraine had an immediate impact at the pump. Overnight, the cost of fuel per barrel went from the low $90s to $104. The price was holding at $103 per barrel as of this writing. While there is currently much uncertainty, there… Read more »

3 Truck Stop Essentials

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One thing you can count on is that once your truck starts to move, it will eventually need to stop. Hopefully, that stop is planned, of your own accord, and where you had hoped to come to a halt. Truck stops got their start in the USA as far back as the 1940s, with chain… Read more »

Carrier Planning for 2022

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With the new year just underway, the time has come for carriers to reflect on the year that was and how the new year will be better. 2021 provided carriers with challenges related to an ongoing pandemic and surging supply chain delays. However, through adaptation and planning, carriers are moving forward fearlessly into 2022. Here… Read more »

Top Trucking Trends of 2021

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Every fall, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) issues its report ranking the top issues facing the trucking industry. The report is compiled by surveying 2,500 industry stakeholders. This group includes carriers, drivers, suppliers, industry trainers and law enforcement. For the fifth year in a row, driver shortage topped the list, getting four times as many first-place… Read more »

Why Tire Weight Rating is Important

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As a professional in your field, you need to be well versed in the tools of your trade. In this case, your truck is the most important component of your business. There is more to your truck than simply getting engine oil changed at the right intervals or fueling at a reputable station. Tires play… Read more »