When the economy hits a speed bump, like it is now because of the coronavirus, those who can adapt are the ones who survive and ultimately thrive. This episode covers some important topics to help Owner Operators and smaller fleets survive a bumpy economy.
I just went through my DOT New Entrant Safety Audit and I want to share my experience with all of you so you know what to expect and have the best experience possible. During this episode Craig and I start with some background for context and then we go into what my experience was like.
This is the second episode of a three-part series where I go over some of the most important aspects of compliance with the DOT and FMCSA regulations for motor carriers. This specific episode covers preparing for a DOT Safety Audit.
Over the next three episodes, I am going to take a deep dive into the FMCSA’s safety program. For most people, compliance with all the FMCSA’s rules and regulations is a daunting task that many are too intimidated to handle.
February could have been worse. I had to take more than half the month off because of my military service, didn’t start my first load until the 18th. With that being said, I still made a profit. Here is a quick overview.
No one likes to pay taxes and submitting your tax returns is not the funnest thing in the world. In this episode, I’ll share some tips to make the process as painless as possible.
January was a much better month than I was expecting. In fact, it was the best month I have ever had. Listen to the episode to learn what contributed to the success. Here is a quick overview, and Craig and I talk about all the details during the episode.
I created a list of 10 questions you can ask yourself to help you know if you have the mindset of a successful owner operator. Craig and I will talk about each one of them in depth. They are listed from what I feel like is the least to the most important characteristic.
One of the most common questions owner operators ask themselves is whether they should take a lower paying load now, or sit and wait for a better paying load. We try to answer that question during this episode.
December was a tough month. I had to do an engine rebuild, so I was out of commission and did not pick up my first load until the 17th. I ran until the 23rd and then was back at it on the 26th. I was hoping to take a little more time off around the holidays, but fate wanted me taking my time off earlier in the month.