How much does it cost to register a semi-truck as an intrastate owner-operator? Breakdown by state
May 18, 2022
See a breakdown of the truck and semi-trailer registration fees by state to get a general idea of how much it costs to register a semi-truck as an intrastate owner-operator.
What's the average semi-truck maintenance cost per year? 3 cost-influencing factors
February 25, 2022
Owner-operators can expect their yearly semi-truck maintenance cost to be upwards of $15,000. Here are some factors that can impact your yearly cost.
What are some of the best business structures for owner-operators?
December 10, 2021
Stuck between choosing a sole proprietorship or LLC for your trucking company? Here we compare some of the best business structures for owner-operators.
6 things to consider when starting a drayage company
November 08, 2021
Looking to start hauling containers in the ports as an owner-operator? Check out these six considerations when starting a drayage company.
13 tips on ways to save money as an owner-operator
September 08, 2021
Decrease your operating costs and increase your revenue by checking out these 13 tips on ways to save money as an owner-operator.
Ways to make money owning a semi-truck: 7 tips to consider
August 31, 2021
Looking to take your trucking business to the next level? Check out these 7 tips on how to make money owning a semi-truck.
How much does an owner-operator make?
July 19, 2021
The same as company drivers, how much an owner-operator makes depends on a variety of factors, including what type of freight they haul.
Is buying an 18-wheeler a good investment?
June 25, 2021
As a first-time truck buyer, you're probably wondering if buying an 18-wheeler is a good investment. Learn how you can make owning a semi-truck profitable.
How to lease my semi-truck to a company: 5 steps to take
May 25, 2021
Starting a trucking business and wondering, "how to lease my semi-truck to a company?" Follow these steps and be on your way to becoming an owner-operator.
How much is semi-truck insurance? And other related questions
April 13, 2021
Have questions about how much semi-truck insurance is and what kind of insurance you need for your semi-truck? Get all your questions answered here.
8 pieces of advice for new tanker owner-operators
March 30, 2021
Gain insight from experienced Schneider tanker owner-operators about how to run a successful business by picking the right loads and being proactive.
How to calculate cost per mile as an owner-operator truck driver
February 10, 2021
To calculate your cost per mile, all you need to do is simply divide your total expenses for the month by the total number of miles you have driven that month.
How to grow your trucking company: 7 steps to start taking today
January 22, 2021
Ready to take your business to the next level but not sure where to start? Check out these seven tips on how to grow your trucking company.
What is an owner-operator vs. a company truck driver?
December 04, 2020
Get a clear picture of how an owner-operator compares to a company truck driver and get answers to 'what is an owner-operator?'
8 tips on how to winterize your semi-truck
November 04, 2020
Snow and cold temperatures are approaching. Get your business ready by following these eight tips on how to winterize your semi-truck.
Buying a used semi-truck checklist: 6 steps to get a great truck
October 13, 2020
Next time you're in the market for a used truck, review our 'buying a used semi-truck' checklist so you can find the perfect truck for your business.
Leasing your first semi-truck? 5 things to consider
August 12, 2020
When leasing your first semi-truck, it's important to know what you're looking for. Check out these considerations to help find the best truck to lease.
Buying your first semi-truck? 5 things to consider
July 27, 2020
Looking to purchase a semi-truck but not sure where to start? Check out these five considerations when buying your first semi-truck.
Top 5 reasons to own a trucking company
June 08, 2020
Thinking about becoming an owner-operator? Ensure your motives align with our reasons to own a trucking company.
How do owner-operators get paid? Both ways explained.
May 05, 2020
There are two main ways owner-operators can get paid: through an all-in/flat rate or by the mile.
How the CARES Act may affect owner-operator truck drivers
April 06, 2020
Have some of your basic questions answered about how the CARES Act will affect owner-operator truck drivers.
How to get loads as an owner-operator
January 01, 2020
With so many different options, it can be difficult to decide how to get loads as an owner-operator. Here are some examples, with pros and cons of each.
How much does it cost to be an owner-operator?
August 19, 2019
Get a better idea of how much it costs to be an owner-operator with our list of expenses you can expect when making the transition from company driver and during your first year out on the road.
How to become an owner-operator
July 30, 2019
Deciding to become an owner-operator truck driver and figuring out how to get started can seem daunting. Here is insight on how to become an owner-operator.