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Where’s the Freight? Texarkana, Southwestern Ontario, Medford, Tucson and Rapid City Expected To Be Best Markets for Truckers Over Next Week

Where’s the Freight? Texarkana, Southwestern Ontario, Medford, Tucson and Rapid City Expected To Be Best Markets for Truckers Over Next Week

High volumes of imported goods from China, record-breaking home construction and the rebounding manufacturing sector continue to fuel demand for flatbed truck capacity across North America. That’s why you’ll see in today’s edition of “Where’s the Freight?” that four of the five hottest markets for truckers in the coming week will be flatbed markets. Over the next five to seven…

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Where’s the Freight? Texarkana, St. Louis, Tucson, Southwestern Ontario and Medford Projected To Be Hottest Markets for Truckers in Coming Week

Where’s the Freight? Texarkana, St. Louis, Tucson, Southwestern Ontario and Medford Projected To Be Hottest Markets for Truckers in Coming Week

In this your Wednesday edition of Trucker Tools’ “Where’s the Freight?,” you’ll gain an advantage over your competitors with insights into which markets are likely to be hot and cold over the next five to seven day period. According to the most recent data from Trucker Tools’ software platforms, flatbed and reefer remain red hot, which is why you’ll see…

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Female Leaders in Transportation: Lasonja Gadson, Owner Operator

Female Leaders in Transportation: Lasonja Gadson, Owner Operator

During the entire month of March, Trucker Tools is bringing you the stories of women from across the transportation industry, from company drivers and owner operators to executives and transportation entrepreneurs. We’re celebrating Women’s History Month by highlighting women who are literally making history, paving the way for other women inside and outside the transportation industry. We recently spoke with…

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Level Up Your Trucking Business: Four Income Tax Pitfalls To Avoid as an Owner Operator

Level Up Your Trucking Business: Four Income Tax Pitfalls To Avoid as an Owner Operator

In this Level Up Your Trucking Business blog series, we’re providing you with tips and best practices for running an owner operator business that is profitable and self-sustaining. We recently spoke with Barry Fowler, president and founder of Trucker Tax Tools, to learn more about some of the most common financial mistakes that owner operators make with bookkeeping, taxes and…

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Where’s the Freight? Texarkana, Tucson, Jacksonville, St. Louis and Southwestern Ontario Top Markets for Truckers/Carriers This Week

Where’s the Freight? Texarkana, Tucson, Jacksonville, St. Louis and Southwestern Ontario Top Markets for Truckers/Carriers This Week

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and federal stimulus payments are contributing to elevated consumer demand for durable goods, including items such as home furnishings, clothing and electronics. On Saturday, FreightWaves reported that consumers spent 22 percent more on goods in January and 17 percent more on goods in February when compared with 2020. At the national level, demand for flatbed capacity…

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Four Produce-Hauling Tips for Reefer Drivers

Four Produce-Hauling Tips for Reefer Drivers

It’s March, which means produce season is kicking off in southern Florida and Texas. At the same time, produce imports are flowing into the country across the border from Mexico right now and reefer capacity continues to be in high demand because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Needless to say, it’s a good time to be a reefer driver. Trucker Tools…

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Where’s the Freight? Stockton, Southwestern Ontario, Rapid City, Jonesboro and South Bend Projected To Be Five Most Profitable Markets for Truckers Over the Next Week

Where’s the Freight? Stockton, Southwestern Ontario, Rapid City, Jonesboro and South Bend Projected To Be Five Most Profitable Markets for Truckers Over the Next Week

Happy Friday! As construction and manufacturing have gained steam across the country, so has the demand for flatbed capacity. Today’s edition of Trucker Tools’ “Where’s the Freight?” includes three different flatbed markets in our top five freight markets in North America list. You’ll also notice that for the first time in four months, there isn’t a reefer market in our…

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Level Up Your Trucking Business: How Prioritizing Digital Load Tracking Can Make You a Preferred Truck Driver with Brokers

Level Up Your Trucking Business: How Prioritizing Digital Load Tracking Can Make You a Preferred Truck Driver with Brokers

In this blog series, Level Up Your Trucking Business, you can learn how to reduce your expenses, be more efficient and establish sound business practices now to help your owner operator business grow in the future. As an owner operator, your approach toward digital load tracking can have a significant impact on your relationships with brokers and logistics providers. In…

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Integration Partner Highlight: EROAD ELD

Integration Partner Highlight: EROAD ELD

Trucker Tools’ partnerships with leading technology companies are focused on providing convenience, ease of use and reliability — for truckers, carriers, brokers and logistics companies. Our new partnership with EROAD does exactly that, offering you another option for digitally tracking freight with Trucker Tools. Trucker Tools’ partnership with EROAD allows you to view EROAD ELD location data in Trucker Tools’…

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