When to Permit, When to Prorate

When to Permit, When to Prorate

When the work is there, you can make a fortune hauling oilfield equipment between Alberta and British Columbia. You can also lose it if you miscalculate the real cost of using single trip permits. I recently met with an Alberta oilfield services company that had taken...
A Genius Idea for IFTA/IRP Managers

A Genius Idea for IFTA/IRP Managers

The other day I saw a quote by Albert Einstein who apparently proclaimed, “The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax.” I guess Albert never had to file a fuel tax return or license a truck. There is no 30-second elevator pitch to explain the...
Is Your MCS-150 Data Up to Date?

Is Your MCS-150 Data Up to Date?

One way that shoddy trucking companies stay a step ahead of the law is to ditch their old identities and apply for an authority under a new name. These reincarnated companies are called chameleon carriers, and in the United States the FMCSA has been working on a new...