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January 29, 2018

How Much Money Do You Need to Start a Trucking Company?

New Motor Carriers

If you’re getting ready to do your taxes and your tax return, there are two words that you may be hearing soon: “tax refund.” What are you going to be spending your tax refund on this year? While you could splurge on food or a new accessory for your truck, what about using it to…

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December 13, 2017

A New Year, a New You, a New Trucking Company

New Motor Carriers

Are you ready for the upcoming year? If you’re trying to write some New Year’s Resolutions, here are some ways you can create resolutions that are achievable and big. The sky’s the limit!

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November 16, 2017

What Is Interstate Operating Authority and Who Needs It?

New Motor Carriers, Self-help Videos

Interstate Operating Authority is authority granted by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to allow your trucking company to work for-hire across state or national borders. Originally, when you first started your new business, you were given a Motor Carrier (MC) Number along with your USDOT Number. However, things have changed. Now, your Interstate…

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October 16, 2017

What You Need to Start Your Own Trucking Company

Self-help Videos

When thinking about starting your own trucking company, there are a lot of steps you need to take. It can be hard to sort through what you need and what you don’t need. Especially in the trucking industry, there are a lot of regulations you need to follow, and to make it all even more…

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October 6, 2017

Make Money With Your Own Trucking Company

Self-help Videos

The life of a trucker is usually different than most. There’s a freedom in a way that others might not feel. Some truckers may be able to go home almost every night, while there are others who practically live in the truck. But, if there’s one thing that many truckers love the most it’s the…

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September 28, 2017

How to Start Your Trucking Company with Progressive

New Motor Carriers, Self-help Videos

Starting your own trucking company can take a lot more time, money, and resources than you might have. However, there’s actually a number of things that trucking companies don’t want you to know about starting your own business. If you’re looking to start your own business, here are the first three steps you should take…

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April 27, 2016

STATES MOVING TO GPS-BASED WEIGHT AND MILE TAX

Fuel Tax Reporting, Taxes

Vehicles are becoming more and more fuel efficient, meaning state and federal governments are beginning to look at alternative funding mechanisms to shore up their fuel tax revenues. For instance, the Congressional Budget Office recently proposed that Congress pass legislation that would charge drivers a tax for every mile they drive. Some states are not…

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April 26, 2016

IFTA STATE TO STATE TAXES

Fuel Tax Reporting, Taxes

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April 13, 2016

U.S. ACCEPTS MEXICO’S TRUCK INSPECTION STANDARDS

DOT Compliance

As of this past March, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is now accepting Mexico’s criteria for annual inspection of trucks domiciled there after concluding its inspection standards were comparable to the United States. The Secretariat of Communications and Transportation published the official federal inspection standards for Mexico-domiciled commercial motor vehicles more than a year…

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March 29, 2016

UNTREATED SLEEP APNEA INCREASES RISK FOR ACCIDENTS

CSA-Compliance, Safety

We all know that drugs, alcohol and vision problems are all risk for traffic accidents. But, what about the seemingly harmless condition called sleep apnea? Obstructive sleep apnea is a chronic disorder in which a person experiences pauses in breathing during the night. This leads to poor sleep and excessive daytime sleepiness. Sleep apnea affects…

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Very professional and trustworthy company. They have helped our business since the very beginning, getting our permits and authority and staying compliant. Ariel and Mercedes also helped us prepare for audits and even helped getting us back into satisfactory status. Overall a great experience.

- Jessica Leon

Brandon was excellent in his knowledge and explanation of what would be required for my needs. I highly recommend using Progressive for all of your DOT compliance needs.

- Cory Clement

I absolutely love the people I work with in Midvale! They have been extremely helpful and pleasant and never make you feel stupid for all the many questions that come up from starting a new trucking company. They are all knowledgeable and lead you through the steps to keep you compliant with all the DOT, IRS and IFTA regulations. Thanks Tyler, Jaclyn, Liz, Tina and Haley!

- Ruth Christensen

My life is simpler because of Progressive Reporting Agency. They are experts at what they do so I don’t have to be.  Their entire organization is efficient, professional and a joy to work with.  I can’t imagine trying to run my business without them.

- Tyler P. – Vernal, UT

Working with Progressive for over the last 10 years has been great for our business. We are able to call and get a live person who is an expert in the area where we need assistance. That has helped us make good business decisions. The service is prompt and they are usually able to get complicated things handled quickly.

- Kathy – Las Vegas, NV

We want to say thank you for all the help you have given us over the last 8 years. You have helped us with our licensing, registration and permitting, which are complicated tasks we don’t have the time to dedicate to. Taking those tasks off our plate has allowed us to focus on growth, which is one of the reasons we have been able to grow from 1 truck to over 50 in less than 8 years.

- Corey W. – North Salt Lake, UT

We had an issue with our US DOT number that we tried to fix ourselves. After weeks of frustration and getting nowhere, we made one call to Progressive Reporting and the problem was solved within 2 hours. Now we have Progressive Reporting’s contact info in all of our trucks.

- John M. – Essex, CT