TruckersEdge

| April 06, 2010

PIB TIP: MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR DOWNTIME: Make the most of your waiting time, such as while loading or unloading or getting truck washes. A few ways to use the time well include taking ...

| March 17, 2010

PIB TIP: UNDERSTAND YOUR EARNINGS:  Determine a reasonable amount of miles you expect to run. Consider your age, experience, motivation, financial goals, health, personal and family needs, and your tractor’s condition to make that determination. ...

Spot freight index up 215% in February

| March 16, 2010

Freight availability on the North American spot market in February more than tripled from a year earlier, based on the TransCore Freight Index. February’s increase of 215 percent marked the fifth consecutive month of improvement on ...

| March 02, 2010

PIB TIP: KEEP UP WITH A CHANGING MARKET. Use your personal profit and loss statement to compare your performance with your business plan and budget. Your profit and loss statement should show weekly, monthly and ...

| February 19, 2010

PIB TIP: PROFIT AND LOSS STATEMENT. Your settlement statements and receipts should be sorted into like categories to add up for a total at month’s end. Then your operating information should be incorporated into a ...

PIB Tip

| February 17, 2010

PIB TIP: SAVE YOUR RECORDS. You must keep the records that were used in the preparation of your tax return (records that support income and deductions) for at least three years from the date you ...

| February 03, 2010

PIB TIP: TRANSPORTATION. For use of a personal vehicle for business, you should include the cost of the car and improvements, the date you started using it for business, the mileage for each business use ...

| January 27, 2010

  PIB TIP: KEEP A NOTEBOOK WITH YOUR RECEIPT ENVELOPE. The notebook will be used to record those expenses for which you can’t obtain a receipt, such as for a truck wash at a coin-operated facility ...

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