Blog Archives

May 16, 2023

The Freight Market: Past, Present, Future | Episode 128

The freight market has been really tough for a year. When is that going to change? In this episode, Craig and I discuss some of the factors that drive the freight market, what usually makes it change, and when we think that it will start to turn. We finish off the episode by talking about the two key things any trucking company needs to focus on to get through times like this.

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May 2, 2023

March 2023 Financials | Episode 127

We had one truck sitting for the entire month of March, that definitely had an impact on things. The infamous egg load occurred around the end of the month. It will have more of an impact on April’s numbers than it did in March. Needless to say, March was an eventful month. We talk all about it during this episode. Make sure to give it a listen.

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April 11, 2023

Hiring Truck Drivers Using Facebook | Episode 126

If you are trying to grow a fleet of trucks, I can just about guarantee your biggest challenge is hiring good drivers. With a nationwide shortage of about 80,000 drivers and a driver turnover rate close to 100%, hiring and keeping good truck drivers is extremely difficult. That’s what we’ll cover in this episode!

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March 28, 2023

Increase Your Financial IQ | Episode 125

We’ve got a good episode for you! We’re going to cover steps anyone can take to be financially smart and eventually gain financial freedom.

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March 15, 2023

February 2023 Financials | Episode 124

Craig and I dive into how things went this month. We also talk a little about insurance because our insurance renewal is coming up in April. Read our blog to learn more about how our month went!

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February 28, 2023

Speccing Our Trucks | Episode 123

I have been asked to do an episode on how we spec our trucks by several listeners, so here you go. It’s a complicated topic full of lots of different opinions and there is more than one way to do it! We hope you like the episode and learn something new.

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February 14, 2023

January 2023 Financials | Episode 122

We had one of our best months in quite a while, but honestly, I am a bit disappointed. Learn why we were expecting better for the month of January!

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January 31, 2023

Worker’s Compensation and Occupational Accident Insurance | Episode 121

Whether you are an owner operator or a fleet owner, Worker’s Compensation or Occupational Accident Insurance is something you will have to deal with.

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January 17, 2023

December 2022 Financials | Episode 120

We start off the episode by talking about a driver we let go at the beginning of the month. We learned some lessons that we’ll discuss that will hopefully help you avoid some of the same mistakes. Here are the highlights for the month.

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January 3, 2023

New Semi-Truck vs Used Rig: Which is More Profitable? | Episode 119

This is an episode, comparing the profitability of a new semi-truck versus a used rig has been a long time coming and is one people have been asking for. I have been super excited about doing this since the early days of Haulin Assets.

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