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...

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

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...

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...

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...

Freight Operations
July 28, 2021

9 Financial KPIs To Measure The Health Of Your Trucking Business

When you are trying to grow your trucking business, you need more than an optimized cash flow. You...

Freight Operations
July 19, 2021

Technology Is A Good Investment For Truckers, Discover Why

Technology is one of the best investments a trucking company can make for the health of its...

Freight Cash Flow
June 24, 2021

5 Steps To Optimize Your Cash Flow and Funding for Trucking

Your cash flow is vital for the health and success of your trucking business, that's a fact. If you...

Freight Cash Flow
June 15, 2021

Build An Easy Strategic Business Plan For Your Trucking Company

Whether your trucking company is just starting or you are looking to expand your operations, a...

Freight Operations
February 25, 2021

Choose the Perfect TMS for Your Small Trucking Company

Finding the best fit can be overwhelming in a world full of options, especially regarding...
Freight Operations
December 23, 2020

Risks and Rewards of Automating Trucking Operating Expenses

Finding ways to save time and cut corners without making mistakes is critical in the trucking...

Freight Cash Flow
December 16, 2020

Simple Tips To Improve Your Negotiation Skills With Freight Brokers

When negotiating with freight brokers, you need to be prepared for some give and take on your...

Freight Operations
November 03, 2020

How to Achieve Success With Your Trucking Business?

All companies were born from the dream of success. We know the day you set a milestone by starting...

Freight Investment
October 20, 2020

Factoring: A Way of Minimizing Risk From Your Investments

Throughout your company's life cycle, you will require personalized strategic directions that allow...

Freight Factoring
October 14, 2020

Is Your Factor an Ally To Your Growth?

One of the main reasons truckers choose factoring as their favorite financing option is to have...

Freight Investment
October 08, 2020

What Are the Best Investment Options for Trucking Companies?

Now that the COVID pandemic crisis seems to be calming down and small businesses are opening back...

Freight Operations
September 29, 2020

How to Successfully Grow Your Trucking Company?

Taking the first step and starting your own business was the initial milestone in the history of...

Freight Investment
September 22, 2020

When Is a Good Time to Expand My Truck Fleet?

In this day and age, it’s essential to have a truck fleet that can meet the ever-increasing demands...

Freight Operations
September 10, 2020

How Can COVID-19 Legislation Affect Truckers as the Summer Ends?

The coronavirus pandemic has fast-spread through society after society around the world. According...

Freight Operations
September 03, 2020

Going Digital: How the Trucking Industry Is Becoming More Efficient

An industry with more than 1.8 million drivers, trucking has been transformed by the tech trend....

Freight Operations
August 26, 2020

Customer Service Tips for Your Freight Business During COVID-19

After America slowly goes back to normal after the Covid-19 peak, freight companies have to adapt...

Freight Cash Flow
June 24, 2020

Starting a Trucking Company: How Much Does It Cost?

The creation of a trucking company, like any new business, comes with excitement and challenges....

Freight Cash Flow
February 01, 2020

Tips for Saving Money for Trucks Drivers

Trucking is the single most common means of transporting merchandise in North America and as the...

Freight Cash Flow
February 01, 2020

Calculate Your Cost Per Mile

One of the most important things you can do before you start your trucking business is to estimate...

Freight Investment
April 13, 2018

Are You Putting All Your Eggs in One Basket, or Do You Diversify?

One thing that we believe very strongly in with our business is... Customer Diversification. In the...

Freight Operations
March 14, 2018

Perspectives on the Transition to Clean Energy in the Transport Sector

Currently, the constant transit of medium and heavy-duty trucks has proved to have a negative...

Freight Cash Flow
March 08, 2018

Why Is Your Credit Score Important, and How Can You Improve It?

Your credit score is important for many reasons. In regards to your business, your credit score...

Freight Cash Flow
February 20, 2018

Cash Flow Solutions for Your Trucking Business

According to a US Bank study, 82% of businesses fail due to poor cash flow management. Not because...

Freight Cash Flow
February 19, 2018

Cash Is King: Use Your Cash Conversion Cycle to Save on Pretax Profits

At business school I was taught that cash is king. Here at Summar we definitely see our clients...

Freight Operations
February 09, 2018

Take Advantage of the ELD Mandate

Not all trucking companies are taking this regulation seriously, meaning that on April 1st, 2018...

Freight Cash Flow
November 02, 2017

Fuel Advances With-in 30 Minutes With Freight Factoring!

Take your trucking company to the next level with freight factoring. See how in 30 minutes Summar...