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4 Tips You Need to Know Before Buying Your Next Antique

4 Tips You Need to Know Before Buying Your Next Antique

Selling antique items isn’t the most conventional way of making money. In fact, half of the time, the owner doesn’t even know how valuable his or her item is until its appraised. The beauty of antiques is that like fine wine, their value appreciates with age – pending any major…Read more

Cars Made in America: Better Check the Sticker First

Cars Made in America: Better Check the Sticker First

Recent reports suggest that the domestic car industry is on the road to recovery after suffering through one of the worst economic recessions in the last 75 years. According to The Wall Street Journal, both car and light truck sales have increased over the past two quarters in 2014. The…Read more

The Future of Commerce: Free and Fast Shipping

The Future of Commerce: Free and Fast Shipping

The e-commerce industry is one of the fastest-growing marketplaces, thanks in part to advances to digital and mobile technologies. Patrons now have the ability to access myriad information from nearly any location, and that type of convenience is exactly what they’re looking for. From a business standpoint, it’s become increasingly…Read more

Reducing the Carbon Footprint of the Trucking Industry: What Lies Ahead?

Reducing the Carbon Footprint of the Trucking Industry: What Lies Ahead?

Most Americans know that semi trucks, while cumbersome on the road, are a necessary ingredient in the transportation industry. They’re the conduits that often transport a lot of what people consume every day, and without them, there would be a serious disconnect between manufacturers, distributors and wholesalers. Plus, long road…Read more

4 Unique eBay Entrepreneurs and the Items they Sold

4 Unique eBay Entrepreneurs and the Items they Sold

The auction-based e-commerce site eBay has transformed the way consumers have gone about their online purchases. Its robust marketplace and categories have exponentially grown in the past 16 years, but the general philosophy of creating a bidding war to sell an item has largely remained the same. During its time,…Read more

Ease the Stress of a PCS with These Helpful Tips

Ease the Stress of a PCS with These Helpful Tips

The following is the fourth post in our miniseries covering Primary Change of Station (PCS) moves by guest blogger Janet McIntosh, Army wife. Throughout this series I have been giving you great information and tips when conducting a DITY/PPM move, but I also wanted to give you some good general PCS…Read more

New Developments In Technology May Affect The Trucking Industry

New Developments In Technology May Affect The Trucking Industry

If you drive on a daily basis, you’re most likely not a stranger to the large 18-wheelers that often occupy our nation’s roads. Transportation service providers rely heavily on these big rigs to ship clients’ products from one location to the next, and without traditional freight shipping, consumers would be…Read more

The American Auto Industry: You Can Call it a Comeback

The American Auto Industry: You Can Call it a Comeback

While a large number of consumers had to make lifestyle changes, the American auto industry was hit especially hard by the economic decline. Detroit, the U.S. hub for car manufacturing, filed for bankruptcy and had to be partially bailed out by federal and private financial aid nearly nine months ago. However,…Read more

Long-Distance Ride-Sharing: Uber Cool

Long-Distance Ride-Sharing: Uber Cool

My roommate has almost used up his 20 free Uber rides in Austin, Texas in less than 2 weeks. It seems ridiculous, but the ride-sharing, easy-access lifestyle is really convenient. I believe his words were, “I’m about that Uber lifestyle.” While he loves the ability to be transported on a…Read more

4 Tips to Keep Your Truck Running Smoothly

4 Tips to Keep Your Truck Running Smoothly

Developments in both online and offline buying platforms have had a direct correlation with increases in the shipping of products and services. As a result, transportation service providers now need to optimize their time in more effective and intelligent ways. Shipments to small and midsized businesses have been growing due…Read more