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When he was in high school, Sikander “Shawn” Sekhon came to the U.S. from India. “My parents sent me here by myself, and I didn’t speak any English,” he says. Sekhon, who goes by his last name, knew he needed to find a way to make a living after college. So he learned English, got […]

As a kid growing up in Mexico and California, Roberto Perez Casillas loved looking at trucks. “My mom was always telling me, I’d look at a semi and get all excited,” Roberto says. “Even all my toys were semi trucks.” Roberto has driven for almost 15 years — and he just celebrated his company’s second birthday. […]

Many truck drivers are fulfilling their dreams of getting their operating authority and starting a trucking company. Here are six steps to get your owner operator trucking business off the ground. In this article: Create a plan Buy your equipment Register your trucking business Get your operating authority and other licenses Purchase insurance Find and […]

You often hear about businesses striving to become a “shipper of choice” or preferred shippers. Those terms refer to companies that are making changes to be more “carrier friendly”. That includes everything from shortening facility wait times and changing multi-stop routes to single stop routes to training employees and adding clean bathrooms to their waiting […]

March is upon us, and that means it’s time for the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS). We’re heading to Louisville, Kentucky for MATS, the trucking industry’s biggest trade show with over 70,000 attendees and 1,000 exhibitors from March 28-30. READ: Convoy announces automated bidding with Request a Load Taking place at the 1.2 million-square-foot Kentucky Exposition […]

Convoy now offers the fastest, easiest way to keep your trucks running full on your favorite lanes at the rates that work for your business. Introducing automated bidding with Request a Load. Our carriers tell us that finding loads at rates that work is time consuming and stressful. Finding a great match often means many […]