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March 15, 2022

February 2022 Financials | Episode 98

The good start to the year continues in February. We cover some really great topics in this episode including what is going on with fuel these days and looking at expenses as a percentage of income.

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February 15, 2022

January 2022 Financials | Episode 96

January was a good start to the year. A couple of episodes ago I left a teaser about $7,000 in preventable damages we had to payout and Craig and I start the episode off diving into exactly what happened.

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February 1, 2022

The Tax Man Cometh | Episode 95

Filing your taxes can feel like a daunting task, but if you stay on top of things and start early, it isn’t too bad.  The most important thing you can do is keep good records all year long. Doing so is so important and for more reasons than just being ready for taxes.

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January 18, 2022

December 2021 Financials | Episode 94

To start off the episode, Craig and I talk about how knowledge is power. As an example, I talk about a conversation I recently had with someone who had a load dropped on him by a broker, we suspect because the broker found another carrier who would haul it for less.

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January 4, 2022

Be Better This Year | Episode 93

I listen to and watch a lot of content about business. The episode about being better this year was inspired by a podcast and a YouTube video I recently watched. They have made me be introspective and make some positive changes in my viewpoints and in my life. I hope they do the same for you.

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December 21, 2021

November 2021 Financials | Episode 92

Good times keep coming, November 2021 was another good month for the financials. It wasn’t as good as the last several months, but still a solid month. In this week’s intro, Craig and I talk a little about the ownership mentality.

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December 8, 2021

Annual Planning for 2022 | Episode 91

My philosophy with planning is that you should only have 2-3 big goals for the year. These should be very impactful for your business. If you have too many, you’ll get spread too thin and either won’t do them all or you won’t do any of them very well. Each goal will typically have 3ish tasks associated with it. We have done some of the main planning for Haulin Assets for 2022 and I want to share with you our main goals and their tasks.

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November 23, 2021

October 2021 Financials | Episode 90

The good times keep rolling along, October 2021 was another good month for the financials and the bottom line. By the end of the month we are starting to see some mild rate increases typical of the 4th quarter. Feels like it happened a little later than normal, but this year has been anything but normal.

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November 9, 2021

Hiring a Truck Driver, the Mechanics | Episode 89

We have talked about our hiring philosophy and what we look for in a driver. In this episode we take a very deep dive into hiring drivers and cover many of the mechanics of the hiring process. We will go over the steps we take, the paperwork we collect, how we screen drivers, what we do to onboard them, and how we try to make them a part of our team.

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October 26, 2021

September 2021 Financials | Episode 88

Before we dive into the financials, Craig and I compare onboarding a new driver to my marriage. It wasn’t all peaches and cream. We talk a bit about some of the things that will help make the process run a bit more smoothly.

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