1. Fuel Efficiency: Part 1

    Fuel Efficiency: Part 1  Steps that may improve your truck to be more Fuel Efficient  Use special apps to find truck stops or mom & pop fuel stations, these apps will help you along your route to find lowest fuel ** maintenance & repair (if needed) prices without going miles out of route for a few cents most will also include certified scales - restaurants - Grocery stores - parking etc…Read More

  2. Maximize Your Time When Managing a Heavy Workload

    Maximize Your Time When Managing a Heavy Workload Running a business can be a heavy burden at times and create even heavier workload. Whether you are manufacturing a product or providing a service to clients, the end goal is ultimate customer satisfaction. The effort to reach that goal however is much more than just the product or service itself. While the product or service is very valuable, ther…Read More

  3. FR8 Solutions- Helping The Community

    FR8 Solutions LLC Working to Help  Habitat For Humanity in The Community FR8 Solutions loves the local and surrounding communities. We are committed to help wherever we are needed - whether it is professionally or personally.  Today, Habitat needed us to provide lunch to all the wonderful volunteers who are working hard on an active build for a well-deserving family. An enormous amount of hard w…Read More

  4. Thinking of starting a business?

    Thinking of Starting a Business?  You may have been thinking of being your own boss, but just do not know the steps it requires. Here are a few important steps you should follow. Market Research  Is there a need for the type of business you want to start? Who is the competition in your area? Is there a demand for your services or products? What do you expect a reasonable fee or price will be? Th…Read More

  5. Staying Healthy on the Road

    Staying Healthy on the Road                 69% of truck drivers are obese 14% have Type 2 Diabetes 22% take medications for High Cholesterol The CDC reports that only 25% of drivers exercise per month. With millions of drivers across the nation, these are scary numbers. Transportation industry workers have the highest risk of chronic health problems out of any occupational group in…Read More

  6. Safe Parking

    Finding Safe Parking  According to the American Transportation Research Institute, the most common problem reported by drivers is not being able to find parking. In 2020, there were 11 trucks to every 1 parking  space. On average, a driver will spend 1 hour a day looking for a safe place to park. In larger  metropolitan areas, this can take even longer.  58% of drivers say they have had to res…Read More

  7. How to Avoid Expensive Payroll Costs and Still Get the Job Done

    How to Avoid Expensive Payroll Costs and Still Get the Job Done The goal of every business owner is to be profitable. The more expenses your business has, the less profitable your business will be. Deciphering what expenses are necessary or wasteful is important when observing the condition of your bottom line. One of the biggest expenses for any business is payroll and the costs surrounding the n…Read More

  8. Financial Coaching: What is it and how can it help me?

    What is a Financial Coach and can working with one help me? Business Coaching: Is your business sucking the money faster than it’s making it? Does your profit/loss statement show a profit but you have nothing to show for it? Are you not able to pay yourself a living wage? Would you like to offer classes to your employees to help them with their personal finances?  Keeping Up With The Joneses Fi…Read More

  9. Managing Your Over the Road Trucking Company

    Managing Your Over the Road Trucking Company   Often, when you start your own trucking company you are working both as a business owner and a truck driver. There is a lot to manage- Let’s look at some of the major responsibilities and how FR8 Solutions can help make managing your over the road trucking company a breeze.   Expenses and Taxes: As a business owner, you must know how much money is…Read More

  10. Working Together for your Business Success

    Working Together for Your Business Success – Bookkeeper vs Certified Public Accountant (CPA)   Unarguably, both can be valuable to the growth and success of your business in many ways. While both bookkeepers and CPA’s duties vary from one another, an adequate and successful accounting system is set up and maintained with a coordinated effort between the bookkeeper, CPA and you. Most busin…Read More