Government, Business, Logistics

A $1.7 Trillion Financing Gap Is Making Supply Shortages Worse

Container Containers at the Port of Long Beach. (Tim Rue/Bloomberg News)

The global trade finance gap rose 15% to $1.7 trillion in 2020 as COVID-19 sent shock waves through trade and supply chains, according to a survey conducted by the Asian Development Bank.

Enda Curran | Bloomberg News
October 12, 2021
Business, Equipment

7-Step Guide to Preventative Maintenance

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Having a smart preventative maintenance process for your fleet can be the difference between seeing your bottom line soar and watching it slip away. Download this ebook today and learn our 7 Steps to preventative maintenance.

December 21, 2020

Does Your Banking Partner Have These 8 Attributes?

Does Your Banking Partner Have These 8 Attributes?

Banks are eager to compete for your business. These eight must-have attributes will help you evaluate and choose a partner that’s dedicated to providing you with the capital, relationships and technology your business needs to keep growing and thriving.

September 3, 2019
Government, Business

ATA’s NAFC Pushes for Delay in New Accounting Rules

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American Trucking Associations’ National Accounting and Finance Council has called for a one-year delay of ASC Topic 842, a leasing accounting rule for private companies and nonprofit organizations.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
July 18, 2019

Why It Makes Financial Sense to Invest in a Full-Featured ELD

Reap safety and efficiency benefits that go beyond basic compliance by investing in a full-featured ELD. Our white paper explores the myriad of long-term advantages it can provide as well as what to look for in a full-featured ELD solution

June 6, 2018
Business, Equipment

Caterpillar Boosts Its Outlook as the Global Recovery Gains Traction

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Caterpillar Inc. is strengthening its forecast for a first annual sales increase in five years, thanks largely to construction in China.

July 25, 2017

Class 8 Sales to Yield Record For Daimler Financial Unit

Executives at Daimler Financial Services said they expect the company to report record results in 2014 on surging sales of commercial trucks in the United States.

November 24, 2014

Fleet Demand for Credit Up With Economy

Better business conditions for freight haulers is boosting demand for credit as well as opening the door to increased competition among financial service providers, trucking industry financiers said.

May 5, 2014

Agency Resubmits Plan to Cut Quarterly Reports

The federal government is trying once again to eliminate the requirement that nearly all trucking companies submit quarterly financial data to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, calling the requirement “outdated” and unnecessary.

June 3, 2013
Perspective, Business

Opinion: The 1031-LKE Cash-Flow Convoy

America’s trucking industry is facing a daunting array of challenges. Near the top of the list for every CEO and CFO is: “How can I increase my cash flow?”

September 8, 2011