June 8, 2006
Terry Day of Lincoln, Neb., hauls
air freight with his 2000
Freightliner XL. It’s powered by
a 3406E Caterpillar.
TODAY’S TIP: Use a budget. A budget is your financial roadmap to success. A budget shows you exactly how much money is needed for business and personal expenses. It can tell you what you can expect to make each week, month and year based on how you operate your truck. A budget can help guide you to a break-even point by telling you how many miles you need to run to cover those expenses and be successful.
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JUNE 8-9: OAK GROVE TRUCKERS JAMBOREE, Petro, Oak Grove, Mo., (816) 690-4455 or www.oakgrovepetro.com
JUNE 8-10: WEST MICHIGAN CHAPTER ANTIQUE TRUCK SHOW, hosted by the American Truck Historical Society, Muskegon County Fairgrounds, Muskegon, Mich., (616) 846-1584 or firstname.lastname@example.org
JUNE 10: TA REGIONAL CHILI COOK OFFS, TravelCenters of America in Ontario, Calif. (east location), San Antonio and Maybrook, N.Y., www.tatravelcenters.com
JUNE 13-15: AMERICA’S TRAVELING TRUCK SHOW, Petro, Carlisle, Pa., (800) 633-5953
JUNE 14-17: TRUCK BLUE BOOK CONFERENCE, Las Vegas Hilton, (800) 654-6776 or www.usedtruckseminar.com
JUNE 15-17: TRUCK SHOW 2006, Las Vegas Convention Center, (800) 227-5992 or www.truckshow.com
Trends in trailer technology
Dry vans, reefers and flatbeds continue to evolve as lighter materials make way for heavier loads and better revenue.
Looking for information on new trailer material and designs that can help put more money in your pocket? Check out this trailer supplement in the June issue of Overdrive. You will also find a special pull-out diagram and checklist of things to consider when buying a used trailer.
See the June issue of Overdrive for the entire package of stories or click here to read it online.
Danny Herman Trucking, Inc.
We are always looking for quality o/ops with good looking equipment to join our fleet & family. We have an exceptional average LOH of 1500 miles and a highly competitive rate per mile of .89 for solos and .98 cents per mile for teams plus our 100% escalating FSC, which is currently averaging .24 cpm. That pays an Owner Operator TEAM a rate of $1.22 per mile!
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