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Guide To Starting A Successful Owner-Operator Trucking Company In 2021

Sept. 18, 2021
Owning your own trucking company provides you with freedom and the ability to work your own routes and schedule. Learn how to start a successful owner-operator business.

New & Used Medium & Heavy-Duty Truck Prices Will Likely Continue Rising Amid Components Shortages

Sept. 14, 2021
Widespread supply chain constraints, from semiconductors to specialty components, are causing production uncertainty amid strong demand for new and used medium and heavy-duty trucks.

Machinery Buyers Guide For Bonus Depreciation Tax Savings In 2021

Sept. 13, 2021
Bonus depreciation is a nice tax perk that allows businesses to accelerate tax savings when buying new and used machinery.

2021 Section 179 Deduction Calculator & Guide For Equipment

Sept. 5, 2021
Section 179 can save you over $350,000 each year. Learn the ins and outs of how to qualify for one of the most favorable tax laws created for small and medium-size businesses.

US Home Supply Is Increasing, Higher Construction Costs Could Keep Prices Elevated

Aug. 23, 2021
Nationwide inventory recently began to increase after a multi-year downtrend. Higher building products costs and a tight labor market could keep home prices elevated.

Used Vehicle Prices Continued To Moderate In August

Aug. 22, 2021
Prices for used vehicles fell slightly for the third consecutive month. Supply challenges continue to impact production.

Transportation Company Earnings Summary 2Q 2021

Aug. 20, 2021
Robust truck demand is constrained by supply chain shortages. Truck manufacturers have reduced visibility of near-term production schedules.

Everything You Need To Know About Autonomous Semi Trucks

Aug. 2, 2021
Autonomous trucking will change the trucking industry more over the coming decade than it has during the past five decades.
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Semiconductor Shortages Could Result In Higher Farm And Construction Equipment Prices

May 19, 2021
Global semiconductor shortages may curtail new equipment production, resulting in higher used equipment prices.
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ATV vs UTV: A Complete Buyer's Informational Guide in 2021

May 8, 2021
Understand UTV and ATV differences, safety, prices, and which one is better for you.
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Used Vehicle Prices Continue To Soar In April 2021, Hitting New Record

April 25, 2021
Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index reached its highest recorded value in early April, adding pressure to a growing inflation theme.

19 Question Checklist For Buying Used Machinery

April 22, 2021
Spending 15 minutes reviewing these questions when you buy your equipment can help you make the right decision and save money.
DEF tank on heavy duty truck

What Is Diesel Exhaust Fluid? Understand The Facts

April 18, 2021
DEF is now required for many diesel engines to reduce emissions. Using DEF is simple when you understand the facts.
Heavy duty truck on highway

Keeping Your Semi Truck 18 Wheeler Running With Preventative Maintenance

April 17, 2021
Preventative maintenance is one of the highest returns on investment you can get as a truck owner. Save money long-term by doing regular service.
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11 Steps To Save Money On Shipping Costs

April 12, 2021
The parcel market is dynamic and changing. Reviewing this checklist will help you optimize your parcel costs.

Used Vehicle Prices Soared 6% In March

April 9, 2021
Strong demand and reduced new vehicle supply given the global semiconductor shortage are increasing used vehicle prices. Tightness is expected to persist through most of 2021.
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