How Much Does Diesel Fuel Weigh – 5 Reasons Not To Fill Up

How much does diesel fuel weigh

This should be an easy question. It should have a simple answer. But it’s not that simple, and it’s something every truck driver needs to know. If I fill my fuel tanks, how much weight am I taking on? In this article, we’ll start with the most direct answer. Then we’ll discuss the reasons you … Read more

WHAT IS TRUCKER’S EDGE? ULTIMATE USER’S GUIDE

What Is Trucker's Edge Ultimate Guide

Trucker’s Edge is a subscription load board uniquely designed and offered by DAT, the internet’s biggest load board. Designed for independent owner operators, Trucker’s Edge was built with a focus on owners with 1-5 trucks. Trucker’s Edge offers 3 plans, from $39.95 to 99.95 per month. They also have a free mobile app for use … Read more

9 Hacks For Negotiating With Freight Brokers Even If You Suck At Sales

9 Hacks For Negotiating With Freight Brokers

It seems like every time you call on a posted load, you’re outgunned. Remember, that freight broker is skilled, trained and eager to book freight on his or her terms. You make a half dozen broker calls a week, but he takes that many calls in 30 minutes. What’s wrong with this picture?

Can you really win negotiating with freight brokers, even if you suck at sales? And what about all those websites that keep saying the same stuff? Stuff like know your numbers and your cost of operation. Seriously, your truck could be a paid for 2005, or a 2019 with $600 a week payments. The broker doesn’t care.

UPDATE: I’ve added a fantastic free resource at the end of this article. Who doesn’t love free? 

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5 steps To Find The Best Trucking Job The First Time?

Whether you’re an experienced truck driver or a fresh graduate of a truck driving school, you certainly hope the next job will be your last job. At the very least, you want to find a trucking company you can stay with for a few years. I’m going to walk you through how I did it. … Read more

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