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| July 12, 2010

PIB TIP: FRIDAY BEST DAY FOR FREIGHT. A Friday is usually the best day of the week for freight. Being under a load with the most possible miles over the weekend will make the best ...

| July 06, 2010

PIB TIP: THURSDAYS ARE MAKE OR BREAK. A load picked up Thursday should be short enough, less than 600 miles, to deliver Friday, or should be at least 1,600 miles to go through the weekend. ...

| June 29, 2010

PIB TIP: AIM FOR THE MIDDLE ON WEDNESDAYS. By midweek, about half of your gross revenue for the week already should be in hand. The other half of your gross revenue should be generated by ...

| June 22, 2010

PIB TIP: TAKE STOCK ON TUESDAYS. If it’s a 2,000-mile trip, delivering the week’s first load on Tuesday may yield profit. Otherwise, Tuesday is the day to take a hard look at how many miles ...

| June 15, 2010

PIB TIP: DELIVER ON MONDAY. Profitable owner-operators deliver the first load of the week on Monday because doing so lets you start your week with miles already run and leaves time to be profitable for the ...

| June 08, 2010

PIB TIP:  WORK IN AN EXTRA DAY. A Sunday pickup or delivery is like an extra day’s work, since this typically isn’t a day for either task. Making the most of Sunday gives you a ...

| June 02, 2010

June 3 PIB TIP:  MAKE WEEKLY PLANS. One week is the right amount of time to deal with efficiently. To do so, look at the advantages and disadvantages of every day of the week. Match ...

| May 25, 2010

PIB TIP: TRY TO DEPART EARLY. Especially when bad weather poses potential delays, try to depart early. Leaving late gives you no time to recover from an unexpected storm and is the major reason for ...

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