Need cash quick? Here are some options

Need cash quick? Here are some options

There are times in every business owner’s life when you need cash. The business has hit a rough patch, an unexpected expense has arrived, or a new business opportunity has presented itself, but you don’t have the money to take advantage. So how do you get the money?

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What you will pay under the House, Senate tax plans

What you will pay under the House, Senate tax plans

Filing your taxes can be confusing enough, try writing tax law. The complications in writing a tax law is one of the reasons the nation has not seen a major revamp of current law since the 1980s. Here are some of the key provisions in the draft bills.

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Don’t let your business fail due to poor cash management

Don’t let your business fail due to poor cash management

Managing any small business can be stressful. The fact is many small businesses fail. The number one reason for small business failure is the lack of proper cash flow management, according to U.S. Bank. That's why it's so important to learn how to manage your cash when times are good. 

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The fuel surcharge: Is there a better way to manage fuel costs?

The fuel surcharge: Is there a better way to manage fuel costs?

While the early days of fuel surcharges were straightforward to calculate – although wholly unfair to shippers in many cases – that is no longer true. Many carriers struggle with explaining their fuel surcharge program to shippers, and more importantly, struggle with the budgeting aspect of a program that is historical in nature.

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Toys "R" Us bankruptcy will hurt carriers and brokers if they don't take correct steps now

Toys "R" Us bankruptcy will hurt carriers and brokers if they don't take correct steps now

The first two weeks in after a bankruptcy filing of a customer are critical to ensuring you get paid. Trucking companies, especially smaller carriers and owner-operators, are often at the end of that line – the so-called unsecured creditors. But it doesn't have to be that way.

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How carriers can protect themselves when shippers file bankruptcy

How carriers can protect themselves when shippers file bankruptcy

When a major retailer such as Toys “R” Us files for bankruptcy, a long line of creditors comes knocking. Trucking companies, especially smaller carriers and owner-operators, are often at the end of that line – the so-called unsecured creditors. But it doesn't have to be that way.

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