Business Management

The upcoming months look promising for car haulers who are in the business of used cars. April is expected to be the strongest part of the year for used car sales, with normal price depreciation patterns returning later this year, according to Cox Automotive chief economist Jonathan Smoke. Learn what to expect in the coming months.

Before jumping in headfirst to grow your fleet beyond one truck, there are a few factors you should consider. Preparing for things like insurance changes, hiring drivers, and extra costs will help you avoid running into costly surprises in the long run. Read about one carrier's experience.

“We’re making sure our partners feel they are a part of our success and they know we’re committed to their success too." -Mark Anderson, President and CEO, United Road, on the creation of NVTA. This alliance is just one of the many ongoing initiatives of our sister company. Learn all the ways United Road is showing commitment to its drivers' success.

Expanded food options, remodeled bathrooms and showers, and more truck parking spaces are just a few of the changes Pilot plans to make with its new $1 billion initiative. But, how will the recent fuel shortages and high prices affect their big plans? Here's what to expect.

Some carriers have canceled all loads for next week, many are increasing their rates. See how people in your position are coping with the drastic price increases, and learn proven ways to conserve fuel.

A new study from the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) finds that motor carriers often have to give up coverage levels, raise deductibles, and/or decrease investments in order to pay for rising insurance costs. Small carriers are at even more of a disadvantage, as they pay "more than three times as much as very large fleets on a per-mile basis." Learn about the other findings the study uncovered.

"They exist within virtually any fleet, but finding them is difficult. And few, if any, identify themselves as being one." -James Menzies, Trucknews.com, on high-risk drivers.

Learn how to identify, address, and improve the high-risk drivers in your fleet; after all, they are a representation of your business.

Driver burnout: it sounds bleak, and it is. As a small business owner, you should take it seriously if you want to avoid driver turnover and decreased productivity. That being said, it can be difficult to identify, and hard to navigate.

Truckinginfo walks us through what burnout looks like, and how to properly address it.

Car haulers everywhere can sigh a (cautious) breath of relief: the last weeks of 2021 saw the national average price of diesel drop 12.1 cents lower after its high mark in November 2021. (You'll remember the price increased for a solid 11 months in 2021.)

Could it be a promising sign for what's to come in 2022? We hope so.

As a carrier, you've likely seen it firsthand -- it's becoming more and more expensive to fulfill your job: transporting cars.

You may be wondering, why is the cost going up? Auto Rental News takes a look at the three main factors that are playing a role.