Ask The Expert Seminar-September 18, 2012

Coming up next Tuesday September 18, 2012. Attend and get a copy of Bruce’s new release “Running By the Mile” See Everyone there Now that the summer is over we will be resuming our informal seminar series called “Ask The Expert”. The next program will feature a question and answer period with transportation consultant Bruce…

The Power of an Invoice to Help Run Your Business

There is one item in business that is the key to success, the engine that drives your car, the most important paper in the filing cabinet, the invoice. For most of us in business that is the key to getting paid and to moving your business forward. If you are not creating invoices, then you…

Ask The Expert Seminar-September 18, 2012

Now that the summer is over we will be resuming our informal seminar series called “Ask The Expert”. The next program will feature a question and answer period with transportation consultant Bruce Outridge on things you can do to run your company profitably. Trucking companies are expense heavy operations and it is crucial to keep…

What Can Action Plan Do For Your Business?

How many business owners specifically Owner Operators have an action plan for success. Some feel they have that because they have done that in the past but then never revise it or even look at it again. The new people coming out of truck driving school have a habit of looking at this industry to…

Is Your Business Keeping up with the Competition?

Many small business owners often start their businesses as a way of helping out someone else. They do a good job and get referred to another person needing assistance. This goes on and on and some businesses have been lucky enough to never have to market themselves or advertise. In past years this was certainly…

Thinking Like the Boss

“All right that’s it, we’re creating new rules because people here can’t follow the system!”, said the Manager. Have you ever heard something like this at your workplace? What was your first reaction, was it like the masses, “They’re trying to get us, they want to keep us down and control us!” That is what…

Ask The Expert Seminar – Truck Expert

For those of you looking into buying a truck, becoming an Owner Operator, or planning to expand your fleet you will want to mark Tuesday May 15th, 2012 on your calendar. Expert truck veteran Nevio Turchet from SelecTrucks Toronto will be on site to answer questions from the audience and offer information on purchasing trucks…

Truck Warranties -Which One to Buy?

When you start looking to purchase your first truck and evaluating the different warranties on the market you may find it hard to evaluate which one is best for you. This is especially true if you don’t know how many miles you will run in any given time. My advice is get as much as…

Change gears and roll in the dough!

You are probably wondering why I am talking about evaluating your operation in the month of April. Two reasons; Tax time is finishing and you are either grumbling about paying taxes or jumping for joy about your refund. Either way is bad because as an owner operator you shouldn’t be getting a refund if your…

3 Month Heavy Vehicle Use Tax Extension – Updated Oct 5, 2011

As of 9/28/11 Congress has passed the extension, carriers and owner-operators are required to file their July, August, September and October H.V.U.T. remittances by 11/30/11, although the forms will not be available online until late October. There has been no mention of a rate increase. In late July the Internal Revenue Service informed trucking companies…