Buying a Big Rig | Should You Buy New or Used?
Aug12

Buying a Big Rig | Should You Buy New or Used?

“Should I buy a new or a used rig?” If you’re an owner-operator or small fleet manager you’ve probably asked yourself this question at least once. Sure, we’d all love a brand new, shiny truck, but we sure as heck wouldn’t love the price. When it comes to buying a big rig new versus used, there are a number of things to take into account. So, we compiled a list of pointers and main considerations for...

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Becoming an Owner-Operator | OOIDA’s Norita Taylor Interview
Aug12

Becoming an Owner-Operator | OOIDA’s Norita Taylor Interview

Here at AllTruckJobs, we pride ourselves in hosting jobs for every type of trucker we can. Although it’s easy to focus on the larger trucking companies, small businesses need some love too! Owner-operators uniquely position themselves in the industry to remain as independent and profitable as they can. These drivers often operate under their own authority or lease on to a carrier. Today there are approximately 350,000...

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Trucking and Coronavirus | A Bumpy Road Ahead
Jun30

Trucking and Coronavirus | A Bumpy Road Ahead

As coronavirus cases climb in the United States, Americans are waking up and acknowledging that drivers are essential. For those of us in the industry, the extra media attention on trucking and coronavirus reinforces what we already know. Trucking is the backbone of the American economy and a non-negotiable step in the supply chain. Billy-Big-Rig beware, in the midst of all the praise experts like Brain Fielkow president of JetCo...

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Trucking Lessons From COVID-19 | What We Know
Jun22

Trucking Lessons From COVID-19 | What We Know

We’re just over four months into the COVID-19 pandemic. That means we’ve already spent one-third of 2020 dealing with this deadly virus. Some industries ground to a halt, sports leagues across the world found themselves stuck at home like the majority of us. Other sectors, like healthcare, went digital. Patients found themselves in a virtual waiting room and spoke with health professionals via video chat. One industry, however, found...

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Retiring From Trucking | 5 Main Considerations
Jun16

Retiring From Trucking | 5 Main Considerations

Every year, hundreds of lifelong truck drivers grow nearer to their retirement. After clocking thousands of miles driving all across the United States, it comes time to consider what’s next. For many drivers, retiring from trucking is exciting, although it can also bring certain challenges and anxieties. Like many different professions, trucking also requires a significant amount of planning before retirement is within reach. So what...

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