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Keeping it Fresh: Carriers Trying to Cope   


Being new to the Allen Lund Company and this industry, I’m trying to learn as much as possible so that I can grow as a broker.  I had never interacted with truck drivers prior to starting this job, but I now have a better understanding of their operations and what I can do to help them meet their needs.  Because of this, I sought out information on the issues I believe are affecting our carriers the most.  I settled on two particular topics that I feel have a great impact on their business: rising fuel and maintenance costs.  Though dealing with maintenance and fuel costs is inevitable, there are steps carriers can take to best cope with unfortunate increases.

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