Aaron, Author at Freight-Tec

Moved: 3 Komatsu HD 785-7

Here are some pictures from a recent move of 3 Komatsu HD 785-7 Off Highway Rock Trucks.  These weighed in at a massive 165,000 lbs, 35′ L x 22’6″ W x 18’6″ H on the ground. The trucks were split – removing the beds and outside tires.  Chassis shipped at 30′ L x 18′ W x […]

Highway Bill, and what it means for You

Congress approved the Highway Bill, and President Obama is set to sign it on Friday, July 6, 2012. The report contains the TIA-OOIDA-ATA compromise language almost exactly. How will this affect you? Read the great blog post and summary from DAT.com. Leave a comment below and let us know what you think!

Driving Truck and Getting Back Home to Family

One of the very top values at Freight Tec is Family. We believe in trying to find a different load for a Carrier, who wants to be home for the weekend to spend time with his family…  Taking care of some of the extra headaches for a Shipping Manager so he can spend more time […]

Ban On Cell Phone Use While Driving Hits Commercial Drivers

Well, it’s official.  Effective January 3, 2012, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and others implemented a rule banning the use of cell phones while driving for all commercial truck drivers. Violations can be severe – up to $2,750 fine for each offense and possible commercial license suspension for multiple […]

Watch for Red-Flags and Avoid Cargo Theft

“The FBI estimates the loss value of Cargo Theft at roughly $30 Billion dollars a year.  Don’t think that effects you as an every-day consumer?  Think again.  That $30 Billion loss causes retail business everywhere to mark-up their products an additional 20% for consumers!  … And that’s on items you buy everyday!  Electronics, food and clothing were the top three commodities stolen in 2010.  […]

July 4th, 2011 – Happy Independence Day

Happy Independence Day! Freight Tec Management Group, Inc. would like toThank You for your Business We hope you are able to take the opportunity this weekend to remember those who serve and maintain our freedom. It’s a time of family and friends… and good BBQ, of course! Sincerely, Like and Follow us:

EOBRs can Reduce Violation Fines

We love staying up-to-date and reading the Journal of Commerce – Trucking.  Last week an excellent post really got us thinking.  EOBRs can SIGNIFICANTLY reduce violation fines. You can read the full article here: FMCSA Orders Trucker to Install 700 EOBRs Basically, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) ordered JBS Carriers Inc., of Greeley, Colorado, to install Electronic […]

CSA 2010 Opinions – The Good and the Bad

Our position in the industry allows us to hear opinions from highly qualified and reputable people about CSA 2010.  Both the good and the bad.  Here’s a brief list of the top 3 opinions we’re hearing – First, the Good: CSA 2010 is a much better product today than it was a year ago.  Many modifications have been made […]

Retirement Strategy for Freight Brokers

Freight Tec is proud to announce our Retirement Strategy for Freight Brokers. “How do you get the most money out of your freight brokerage when you decide to Retire?  At some point, you will want to retire or leave the business to pursue other opportunities.  How will you do this successfully?  This short article will […]

NASTC Best Broker Directory 2010-2011

The National Association of Small Trucking Companies (NASTC) – http://www.nastc.com – recently named Freight Tec in their “Best Broker Directory” for 2010-2011. NASTC screens every one of these brokers by carrier payment policy, history, and recommendations they receive from other NASTC members. “We feel this group of brokers represents the top of the brokerage community […]