If you plan to drive a commercial vehicle or combination of vehicles with gross vehicle weight rating over 26,000 lbs, you need your CDL — or Commercial Driver’s License. I recommend a Class A CDL. There are other endorsements as well for things like Air Brakes, Mazmat, Doubles and Triples and then Passengers. Please refer… Read More
Over the summer, a CNN Money article ran that was titled “Tons of trucking jobs…that nobody wants.“ It basically claimed that during tough economic times with high unemployment, Americans should be jumping at the chance to work – including trucking, but that with a driver shortage, it seems it’s a job nobody wants. True, there is a shortage… Read More
What is the absolute cheapest way to move out of state or move your stuff out of storage? The answer is simple: Choose a professional, reliable moving company that actively competes for your business. You might think renting a U-Haul or Penske truck and spending a couple days on the road is the cheapest option for a cross-country move…. Read More
The storage experts at SpareFoot continue our winter storage series with this quick guide for keeping your motorcycle in working order throughout the coldest months of the year. For boat storage tips, check out “How to Winterize Your Boat.” If you’ve been watching too much Sons of Anarchy lately and somehow found yourself impulse-buying a brand new… Read More
Hello Ship Happens service providers! I’m Jessie – long-time uShipper, heavy equipment enthusiast, and most formally, uShip’s Account Management Team Lead in our Community, Trust & Safety department– this means I handle our Power Carrier and Power Broker programs. As an account manager for some of our finest service providers (or pro haulers, transporters, drivers – whichever you prefer), a big… Read More
If you own a vintage or luxury car, you’re probably all too aware of the additional care needed to maintain, transport and store those vehicles. Priority number one is to protect it from the elements and theft. But if you don’t always have an enclosed space in which to store your vehicle, you still have… Read More
With tax day 2011 looming, everyone’s looking for ways to maximize their return. There are a dizzying number of potential credits and deductions on Form 1040, but very few that are as awesome as this one.