Keeping Good Records to Keep More Money in Your Pocket

By: Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
Posted: Aug 26th 2019
How you keep and organize your business receipts can make a significant impact on how much profit you get to keep after filing your taxes. That was a big topic of discussion in a workshop titled "Expedite Your Financial Well-Being" led by Jim O'Donnell, CEO and founder at Trucker Tax Service Inc., and owner-operator Linda Caffee with Freightliner Team Run Smart at Expedite Expo 2019 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, in July. In case you missed i...

4 Mistakes to Avoid with Your Credit

By: Sean M. Lyden
Posted: Aug 19th 2019
Knowledge is power. And when it comes to your credit report, knowledge is buying power. That's because your credit score not only impacts whether or not you get approved for financing to buy a truck or van but also several other factors tied to the cost of vehicle ownership, including the required down payment, interest rate (and, thus, monthly payment), and insurance costs. Even if you could qualify to buy a truck with a below average credit score, it could still cost you hu...

6 Free Resources to Help You Make More Money in Expediting

By: Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
Posted: Jul 29th 2019
We live in one of the greatest times to be alive when it comes to free resources available to succeed in business. And that's especially true when it comes to the expedited trucking business. With free events, education, and online communities, there's no shortage of opportunities to help you grow. But what are those free resources? Here are six to check out. #1. Expediters Online (Open Forum)When you're traveling in a truck, away from home for several weeks at a time, it's e...

Lisa Morway Wins Expediter of the Year Award for 2019

By: Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
Posted: Jul 23rd 2019
The 19th edition of Expedite Expo, the only trade show geared exclusively to the expedited trucking industry, introduced a new venue, new format, and new lineup of industry education classes. And at the close of the show on July 20 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, the Expo also delivered a new Expediter of the Year award winner: Lisa Morway with V3 Transportation. Morway was selected among a strong field of finalists that included Vanessa Schr...

A High-Growth Investment Opportunity (That's Free): Expedite Expo 2019

By: Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
Posted: Jul 8th 2019
"The best investment you can make is in yourself." This quote by billionaire investor Warren Buffet captures the essence of why you should consider attending Expedite Expo. It's an opportunity to invest in yourself and reap an immediate return of new ideas, contacts, and business opportunities. Launched in 2001, Expedite Expo is the only trade show in the world geared exclusively to the expediting trucking industry. And today, the Expo-which runs July 19 and 20 at the Allen C...

Expediter of the Year Finalist Spotlight: Frank & Stephanie Rebelo

By: Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
Posted: Jun 24th 2019
Editor's Note: Expedite Expo 2019, which runs July 19 and 20 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, is the only trade show in the world geared exclusively to the expedited trucking industry. And this year's show will feature the announcement of the winner of the Expediter of the Year award, which will be presented to one of these three finalists: Vanessa Schroeder, Lisa Morway, and Frank & Stephanie Rebelo. The purpose of this award is to recogni...

Expediter of the Year Finalist Spotlight: Lisa Morway

By: Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
Posted: Jun 17th 2019
Editor's Note: Expedite Expo 2019, which runs July 19 and 20 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, is the only trade show in the world geared exclusively to the expedited trucking industry. And this year's show will feature the announcement of the winner of the Expediter of the Year award, which will be presented to one of these three finalists: Vanessa Schroeder, Lisa Morway, and Frank & Stephanie Rebelo. The purpose of this award is to recogn...

Expediter of the Year Finalist Spotlight: Vanessa Schroeder

By: Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
Posted: Jun 10th 2019
Editor's Note: Expedite Expo 2019, which runs July 19 and 20 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, is the only trade show in the world geared exclusively to the expedited trucking industry. And this year's show will feature the announcement of the winner of the Expediter of the Year award, which will be presented to one of these three finalists: Vanessa Schroeder, Lisa Morway, and Frank & Stephanie Rebelo. The purpose of this award is to recogni...

Expediter of the Year 2019: Introducing the Top 3 Finalists

By: Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
Posted: Jun 3rd 2019
The three finalists have been selected. So...who will be the next Expediter of the Year? The winner will be announced at Expedite Expo, the only trade show in the world geared exclusively to the expedite trucking industry, which runs July 19 and 20 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. (Registration is free. Go to https://www.expediteexpo.com/2019/.) The purpose of the Expediter of the Year award is to recognize those hard-working, professional, an...

Top Trends to Watch in the Cargo Van Market

By: Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
Posted: May 28th 2019
Cargo vans have been a staple of the expedited trucking industry for decades. They offer a much lower cost of entry for aspiring owner-operators than straight trucks and tractors. And with newer high-capacity Euro-style vans-like the Mercedes Sprinter, Ford Transit, and RAM Promaster-today's vans can haul larger, more profitable loads than previous generation vans while staying below 10,000-lbs gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) to avoid regulatory constraints. But when freig...

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