Spencer Wilson

Posts by Spencer Wilson

How Fleets Can Stay Profitable in the Current Market

Owning a carrier can be lucrative, but running it can be quite challenging and competitive. Like any small business, there is a high risk but a high reward. There's a reason that 50% of new private sector businesses in the US falter after their first five years. Running a successful t …

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Brake Safety Week: What You Need to Know

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Brake Safety Week is scheduled for August 21st-27th, 2022. And even though it is an annual event, it tends to sneak up on truck carriers. Last year saw 12% of the 35,764 inspected commercial vehicles restricted due to brake-related violati …

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CVSA Operation Safety Week 2022: What You Need to Know

The dates for this year's Operation Safe Driver Week are July 10-16. Throughout that week, law enforcement officers in Canada, Mexico, and the United States will be on the roads issuing warnings and citations to commercial motor vehicle and passenger vehicle drivers who engage in unsa …

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Data should be useful, not overwhelming

At the current pace of technological advancements, it can feel like new metrics and data systems come out every day. This has led to a massive and continuously growing amount of data for logistics professionals. Making sense of it doesn't have to be as challenging as it might seem at …

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4 Most Important Things to Do to Avoid Compliance Interventions

As a trucking business owner, one of your duties is to offer a safe environment for the staff, customers, and vendors.

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Profitability for Fleets: A Discussion & A New Calculator

Being profitable as a business owner in any industry can be a challenge. And it's especially true for carriers in the trucking industry.

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The Cost of Empty Miles for Carriers & What to Do About Them

One of the most costly issues in the trucking industry is when a heavy-duty truck drives empty, without goods. It translates into less revenue for carriers – and ultimately negative cash flow.

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Ways to Use ELDs to Increase Profits


Klass is in session. We are back with more tips and tricks to help you make your trucking business more efficient.

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EDI integration for your fleet


As a carrier, you want to be able to become the coverage big shippers rely on but to even be considered they require you to be EDI capable. However, the cost of an EDI integration has been too expensive to consider for smaller carriers.

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Carrier accounting improves with new Kamion features

Bookkeepers have been asking for two new features within Kamion to help them be more efficient with their time: aging reports and 1099 reports.

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