Payroll Funding
June 17, 2024

Top Staffing Firms Strategies to Adapt to Today's Job Market

It's a challenging time to lead a temporary staffing firm. The landscape is rapidly changing, with...

Payroll Funding
June 06, 2024

The Power of Skills-Based Hiring in Temp Staffing

In our last blog post, we covered the core issue of 'why' skills over credentials in hiring...

Payroll Funding
May 29, 2024

Skills or Credentials? The Classic Argument in the Staffing Industry

As the leader of a staffing agency, you've likely confronted this debate more than you care to...

Payroll Funding
May 21, 2024

AI's Impact on Recruitment for Temp Staffing Companies

So, imagine you are the Recruitment Director of a temporary staffing agency. You're comfortable...

Payroll Funding
May 15, 2024

AI In Staffing: How Artificial Intelligence Impacts Temp Agencies

What's the future of AI in staffing?

As a former CEO in the staffing industry, I've witnessed...

Payroll Funding
May 07, 2024

Staffing Compliance: Classifying 1099 and W-2 Workers Correctly

As a leader within a staffing company, one of the biggest challenges you might face is classifying...

Payroll Funding
April 29, 2024

Vizcaino vs Microsoft: A Story on misclassifying temporary workers

Do I engage my temporary staff on a 1099 or W2 basis?

This question is fundamental. It dictates...

Payroll Funding
April 24, 2024

Mastering Finance Essentials: A Guide for Staffing Agency Executives

Think about it: at its core, a temporary staffing agency is a payroll mechanism. Every billable...

Payroll Funding
April 18, 2024

Client Spotlight: Embracing Innovation for Strategic Growth

Adaptability and innovation are crucial for success, especially within the dynamic landscape of the...

Payroll Funding
April 17, 2024

Leading a Temporary Staffing Agency: The Top 10 skills essential for Success

Staffing leaders must fully understand that the staffing industry is a dynamic force that is...

Payroll Funding
April 15, 2024

Leading a Temporary Staffing Agency in Today's Market

The demand for flexible and skilled workforce solutions has never been greater in the fast-paced...

Payroll Funding
April 09, 2024

Major Insurance Challenges and Related Expenses for Temp Agencies

As your staffing company grows, so do the complexities of managing its operations and costs. And,...

Payroll Funding
April 05, 2024

Best Practices to Overcome Insurance Fluctuations in Staffing

"While payroll remains the largest cost, insurance is a close second"

Imagine this: You're the...
Payroll Funding
March 29, 2024

8 Reasons Why Staffing Companies Use Factoring

In staffing, success isn’t just about securing clients; it’s also about managing cash flow...

Payroll Funding
March 27, 2024

How Can Staffing Companies Deal With Cash Flow Difficulties?

You’ve likely heard this before… “When Payroll is due - but you are waiting 30-90 days to receive...

Payroll Funding
March 21, 2024

How Does Factoring for Staffing Companies Work?

Staffing firms are the backbone of modern workforce management, providing crucial human capital...

Payroll Funding
March 19, 2024

Staffing Industry Trends in the US (2024)

The outlook for the staffing industry in 2024 presents a mixed picture, with some industry...

Payroll Funding
March 15, 2024

The Advantages of Factoring for Temp Staffing Agencies

Do you own or have leadership duties at a staffing firm? How would you rank your biggest business...

Payroll Funding
March 05, 2024

What is Payroll Funding? Understanding Staffing Factoring

In the staffing industry, it is paramount to have consistent cash flow to achieve success. However,...

Freight Operations
February 15, 2024

Preventing Fraud in Freight: Strategic Cargo Theft on the Rise

The issue of cargo theft through double brokering remains a significant concern in the US trucking...

Freight Operations
December 12, 2023

5 Key Questions Small Carriers Should Ask Freight Factoring Companies

When you're a small player in the transportation game, managing your cash flow can be quite the...

Freight Operations
December 08, 2023

Where Does the Convoy Shutdown Leave Small Carriers?

The Convoy collapse was as quick as it was sudden. Convoy commanded a $3.8 billion valuation less...

Freight Operations
October 23, 2023

Critical Issues: Top 10 Concerns of Trucking in 2023

Atri's annual report sheds light on the critical concerns for carriers and owner-operators in the...

Freight Operations
October 16, 2023

Preventing Fraud in Freight: Tips for Carriers

Protect yourself from falling victim to scams that could impact your bottom line.

Fraudulent loads...

Freight Factoring
October 04, 2023

What is Freight Factoring?

If you are running a trucking company, whether it be one truck or fifty trucks, there is one thing...

Fuel Card
September 18, 2023

Why Fuel Cards are a Must-Have for Truckers and Owner Operators

If you're the owner-operator of a trucking company, you know that times can be tight and keeping...

Freight Operations
June 08, 2023

Preventing Fraud in Freight: The Credit Check Advantage

Fraud can, unfortunately, occur in any industry, and lately, there has been a rise in incidents...

Freight Operations
February 07, 2023

Everything You Should Know About Trucking Insurance

If you are starting your trucking company or trying to catch up with more opportunities to upgrade...

Freight Operations
January 19, 2023

Back to Basics: Choose the Right Truck for Your Company

If you are starting a trucking company or looking to expand your fleet to take better hauls, you...

Freight Operations
December 15, 2022

Turn Your Cash Flow Into a Competitive Advantage

It's no secret that cash flow, or the lack of it, is a risk factor for many companies. But there is...

Freight Operations
November 29, 2022

Top 5 Cities and Ports That Receive the Most Shipments in the US

The most populated cities in the US are a good start to understanding what cities receive the...

Summar Updates
July 19, 2022

Summar Launches 1 PM Cut-off Time Nationwide for Same-Day Purchases

Miami, July 19th, 2022 - Creating solutions that allow company owners to be at the forefront of...
Freight Operations
April 20, 2022

Improve your Trucking Route – And your Income – With These Pro Tips

Step one, plan your routes. Just as you plan the significant milestones of your company, you need to

Scale ups Cash Flow
April 13, 2022

Three Ways to Increase Cash Flow for your Small Business

Business owners still believe cash flow is a top concern. In fact, a study published by Capital One...

Scale ups Cash Flow
April 06, 2022

Term Loans vs. Lines of Credit: Which One Is Right for Your Business?

When your business needs funding to grow, bridge cash flow gaps or take advantage of a can’t-miss...

Scale ups Investment
March 30, 2022

Seven Starter Steps to Organize Your Small Business Finances

Going into business for yourself is a big deal. There’s always a long to-do list and if you’re not...

Scale ups Investment
March 23, 2022

Seven Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Scaled Their Business

In every successful entrepreneur’s life there comes a breaking point: When you either must clone...

Scale ups Factoring
February 16, 2022

Is Invoice Factoring Right For Your Small Business?

If your business, like many others, has outstanding invoices and slow-paying customers, you don’t...

Scale ups Factoring
February 09, 2022

Industries That Can Benefit From Invoice Factoring

From agricultural and food production to staffing and frozen foods. At Summar, we offer factoring...

Freight Operations
February 02, 2022

How Can Truckers Survive Slow or Challenging Markets?

The last few months have been proof of how everything can change in a matter of days. Slow markets...

February 02, 2022

How to Take Care of a Reefer Truck

If you drive reefer trucks, your top priority is the maintenance of the refrigerated box. For...

Scale ups Factoring
January 26, 2022

How Can International Factoring Improve your Company's Balance Ratios?

Export factoring is the transfer of the collection rights of the invoices issued by an exporter,...

Freight Cash Flow
January 06, 2022

Standby Hours: What Are They and How Do They Affect Your Cash Flow?

Many things can delay the loading of your truck, causing frustration and affecting the way you...

Freight Operations
November 23, 2021

Trucking as a Career: Why Is This the Best Time to Start?

The world needs more truckers. If we could learn anything during the pandemic about logistics and...

Freight Operations
November 10, 2021

Crucial US Cities for Trucking: The Five Most Significant Locations

If you want to work as a truck driver or you already are, but you want to increase the number of...

Freight Operations
October 12, 2021

Improve Cash Flow with Freight Factoring no Matter Your Business Stage

Funding challenges for trucking companies creep up at any possible moment. In the beginning, there...

Freight Operations
August 31, 2021

Top Three Load Boards for Trucking Businesses and Carriers

The best load boards in 2021 include some of the longest-running service providers in the industry....

Freight Operations
August 25, 2021

2021: Facts About Trucking and The Future of Freight

It pays to start with the driver when discussing how the trucking industry will evolve over the...

August 19, 2021

Invoice Factoring or Bank Loan?

When choosing a financing option for your company, it is important to consider all the...

Freight Operations
August 12, 2021

Tools and Figures for Reinvesting in the Trucking Business

Trucking business owners need to reinvest a certain amount of money every month, quarter, and year...