Don't Just Winterproof Your Truck, Winterproof Your Business

By: W. Kelsea Eckert, Attorney at Law
Posted: Jan 21st 2022 5:02PM
When the winter storm blew through the Midwest last February bringing freezing temperatures, high winds and snow, fleet owner Jimmy B. was ready. In the months prior, he had prepared each of his trucks for such a possibility. In addition to making sure all trucks had their regularly scheduled maintenance, he also made sure the fuel was treated and blended for low temperatures and all APUs were in tiptop condition. Jimmy had trained his drivers for winter driving, well before ...

The 3 Keys to Building Cash Reserves to Protect Your Business

By: Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
Posted: Jan 19th 2022 1:37PM
As an expedite owner-operator, you want the freedom to be your own boss, earn a good living, and provide for your family. But with that freedom comes responsibility. That's because it can be easy-especially if you're new to the industry-to fall into the trap of spending money as quickly as you take it in, driving your business toward a financial cliff. So, how can you avoid that trap and put your business on a smoother road to long-term success? Keep these three keys-what I ...

7 Mistakes Every Rookie Expediter Should Avoid

By: Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
Posted: Jan 3rd 2022 10:36AM
If you do it right, expediting can be a lucrative and rewarding business where you can be your own boss, set your own schedule, and see the country on someone else's dime. But if you're looking at expediting as just another job or a get-rich-quick business opportunity, watch out! You could be setting yourself up for failure before you even get started. So, here are seven mistakes to avoid to put yourself in a stronger position to succeed in the expedited trucking business. M...

Happy New Year from

By: Contributing Writer
Posted: Dec 31st 2021 2:46PM
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Posted: Dec 23rd 2021 7:52PM
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Posted: Dec 24th 2021 8:10AM
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Truck driver convicted in deadly Colorado crash gets 110 years

By: Noi Mahoney -
Posted: Dec 15th 2021 12:36PM
Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos was convicted of vehicular homicide in connection with a 2019 crash A truck driver convicted on charges in connection with a 2019 crash in Colorado that killed four people was sentenced Monday to 110 years in prison. Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos, of Houston, was sentenced in a Jefferson County, Colorado, courtroom by Judge A. Bruce Jones, who gave Aguilera-Mederos the minimum sentence on 27 counts, which will be served consecutively. On April 25...

The All-Electric 2022 Ford E-Transit Pilot Program Begins

By: Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
Posted: Dec 13th 2021 11:59AM
The all-electric 2022 Ford E-Transit cargo van will begin production soon, with vehicles arriving at dealerships in the next few months with a starting list price of $43,295 to $52,690. But preproduction models are already "in the wild" with the Ford Pro pilot program, which includes Penske Truck Leasing and National Grid as among the first companies to begin operating the electric vans in real-world scenarios. So, if you're an expedite owner-operator or fleet owner who runs ...

Industry Blogs on EO to Help You Grow-and Protect-Your Business

By: Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
Posted: Nov 30th 2021 9:33AM
The ancient Roman emperor and philosopher, Marcus Aurelius, put it best when he said, "Our life is what our thoughts make it." And the same can be said about your business. It becomes what your "thoughts make it" to be. But how do you ensure you're focusing on the thoughts that take you toward your goals and not away from them? One way is to consume content that inspires you to grow, challenges you to think differently, and offers good ideas and tested strategies to help you ...

Thank You Veterans!

By: Contributing Writer
Posted: Nov 11th 2021 10:40AM
From all of us at the On Time Media family, we thank ALL our military members - past, present, and future - and their families for the huge sacrifice to keep our country awesome!...

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