When it comes time to raise capital, make sure not to be well prepared.

It takes money to start a business or to make it grow. As a business owner you must either have the funds available or find financing to cover the expenses of starting or growing a business. Sometimes it can become necessary to find capital else ware. There may come a time that you need to raise capital from investors. If you ever find yourself having to seek capital from investors, make sure you don’t make these…

Social anxiety can keep you from accomplishing your goals. Here are some ways to help you deal with it.

Most people enjoy going to a social gathering whether it be an after-work office get together, or simply a birthday party. It’s a chance to get out and talk to friends or even make new ones while having a good time. But there are some people for whom social gatherings are something to be feared. These people suffer from social anxiety which is…

Autonomous (self-driving) trucks may soon be here, how will they change the truck driving industry?

Lately, all the talk has been about self-driving cars and all the advancements being made. Test trials are now being conducted in some areas. Self-driving cars will surely have an impact on everyday life for many people. But the technology isn’t stopping there, autonomous trucks are on the way too.   Uber is one of the main developers of self-driving trucks that it…

Is now a good time to think about getting into truck driving?

Do you have an adventurous streak, or maybe you’re just looking for something different to do for a living, perhaps you should check out driving a truck? Some believe this is a good time to get into the business.    It’s common knowledge that there a shortage of truck drivers across the country. Some major truck companies are feeling the pinch and they are finding it difficult…

If you want to run a successful wholesale distribution business, here are some things you should know.

Like most businesses, starting a wholesale distribution business has its ups and downs. The first two years of your wholesale distributorship’s existence will be the “learning” years, when you experience the ups and downs of being a new business owner in a new industry. The good news is there are plenty of successful wholesale distributers…

With the economy strong and amid a capacity squeeze, trucking companies are raising prices.

With the U.S. economy showing no signs of weakening, trucking companies are pushing retailers and manufacturers to pay more and adding to inflation pressures in supply chains.   The latest reports from major trucking companies suggest gains are being driven by tight capacity that is pushing shippers to pay more to move goods, even as volume indicates the…