Category: Financial Episodes

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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December 20, 2022

November 2022 Financials | Episode 118

Every month that goes by I tell myself we are closer to getting through this rough patch. I am really optimistic that we are either at the bottom of the valley or very close to it and by March of next year we will be climbing out to better times.

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December 6, 2022

October 2022 Financials | Episode 117

To start off the episode I tell a story about a problem I have never faced with one of our loads and answer a question I get asked all the time by people who are in the process of starting a trucking company. After that, Craig and I talk about the crazy month of October.

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October 25, 2022

September 2022 Financials | Episode 114

Another month has come and gone and it’s time for a financial episode. It’s a pretty interesting market right now and we start off the episode talking about that. We lost money in September, it wasn’t much, however, we also had a lot of one-off expenses that skewed our numbers a bit.

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September 28, 2022

August 2022 Financials | Episode 112

Profitability has improved, but we are still struggling with cash flow. The loss we had last month and catchup from adding trucks 6, 7, and 8 in such a short period of time have really stressed our bank account.

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July 20, 2022

June 2022 Financials | Episode 107

June was another tough month for us, but we’re optimistic about July. Plus we have some pretty exciting development happening, so be sure to check it out!

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June 21, 2022

May 2022 Financials | Episode 105

We’ll break down the numbers and talk about what went well for the month and what didn’t. Trucking is a good business, but like every industry, there are ups and downs and this month is a good example of that.

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May 24, 2022

April 2022 Financials | Episode 103

What a difference a month can make. April of 2022 was nothing like March. Craig and I will dive into what happened and a little about what I expect to see in the next couple of months.

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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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