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Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: Hot Shot Tricks – Trailer Versatility is Key

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: Hot Shot Tricks – Trailer Versatility is Key

As a hot shot hauler, trailer versatility is the name of the game when booking loads. I run with four trailers total — two enclosed and two flatbed trailers — because running with just one trailer limits the types of jobs you are able to haul. Here’s what I run with, depending…Read more

After the Move: 10 Tips for Unpacking

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Moving Day is over–you’re tired, sweaty, spent and possibly even abused but you can’t take a show until you find your soap. WHERE DID YOU PACK THAT SOAP? Don’t let unpacking be the worst part of the move, dragging on and on forever. Get your ish together and get it…Read more

A Dead-Head’s Commute: Moving Your Taxidermy

A Dead-Head’s Commute: Moving Your Taxidermy

If you have purchased taxidermy or had your own hunting trophies mounted, you understand the value in taxidermy–it’s not just a belonging, there are emotional ties to the trophy. Move your taxidermy with care so that as it hangs on your wall or sits on a shelf in your new…Read more

The Breaks: Why Big Rigs Are Called “Semis”

The Breaks: Why Big Rigs Are Called “Semis”

Have you ever wondered why there are so many names for the 18-wheeled tractor-trailers traversing America’s highways? Popular nicknames like big rig, semi, and  18-wheeler are all accurate descriptions of these highway monsters.  The origin of “semi,” one of the most commonly heard slang terms, stems from the actual hitch…Read more

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: The Top 5 Worst Speed Traps In America

Deep Thoughts with Roy Garber: The Top 5 Worst Speed Traps In America

As THE professional hot-shotter, I’ve driven all over the country with expensive cargo in tow. Along the way, I’ve seen more than a few speed traps and learned just about everything there is to know about avoiding them. Starter Tip: Don’t Speed In the First Place I’ll give you the…Read more

Guest Post: Safe Spring Boating Tips Worthy of a Pound of Cure

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  This article was written by boating expert Brad Stone at iBoats.com. Thanks Brad! For many, springtime heralds the return to water recreation. In our eagerness to get the boat and family out on the water again, doing so safely can best be summarized by some sage advice from Benjamin…Read more

On the Marc: Easy Steps to Getting Insurance and Not Overpaying

On the Marc: Easy Steps to Getting Insurance and Not Overpaying

In one of my earlier posts, I mentioned that getting into trucking – just like with any new business – is going to cost you some money. Obtaining the right insurance is one of those hard costs you need to anticipate. Operating without commercial truck insurance is not an option….Read more

Amplify Your Income Tax Refund: Deduct Moving Expenses

Amplify Your Income Tax Refund: Deduct Moving Expenses

April 14th is just around the corner! If you moved over the past year, you can save some money by adding a few additional lines to your tax return. The moving expenses deduction process is simple and will easily put a few dollars back into your pocket. If you used…Read more

7 Tips for Shipping Your Startup Culture Overseas

7 Tips for Shipping Your Startup Culture Overseas

We’ve all heard of Google’s famous culture and seen pictures of the unique offices they have all over the world – but how do you make sure your startup’s culture doesn’t get lost by the baggage handlers when you expand overseas? Your culture isn’t programmed – it’s not even written down anywhere! Your startup’s…Read more

How to Prevent Moving Fraud: A Moving Checklist for Consumers

How to Prevent Moving Fraud: A Moving Checklist for Consumers

Moving to a new home? Check out our Moving Company Checklist below to make sure your transition is quick and easy. Each year, about 40 million Americans move to a new home. For the vast majority of people that hire a moving company to help them make the transition, the…Read more