NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. —Jim Elam began his trucking career 22 years ago when he drove his stepfather’s trucks hauling general freight. Carrying produce now for Crosset Co. out of Ohio, he has never been west of Oklahoma.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Every songwriter dreams of having a tune recorded by a music legend, and Southern Cal Transport’s Cliff Abbott is no exception.
Your family will be the most exposed so make sure you communicate with them about what you will be doing and how you would like them to help as you start your family business. Getting family support at start-up when things are the most difficult is crucial. This is something you can do.
SAN DIEGO — How many times has it been said that the key to opening and maintaining a successful business venture is location, location, location? Has sort of a ring to it, doesn’t it? Well, the Truckload Carriers Association has come up with its own marketing slogan that resonated over and over again during the organization’s 73rd annual convention here March 13-16. Image, image, image.
Spring is in the air, and there’s going to be freight on the docks, if the freight and rate improvements seen this winter are any indication.