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Women in Trucking Introduces Girl Scout Transportation Patch

In October of 2014, eighty four young girls gathered at Olive Harvey School in Chicago, Illinois for the first Girl Scout Transportation event. These girls heard from a (female) Navistar Engineer who talked about designing trucks to better accommodate women. They also were given the opportunity to meet two female professional drivers and to climb into Read More…


Fall for TBS Factoring!

This autumn, are you finding holes in your bottom line that you can’t fix even with a pumpkin patch? Why not leaf, er, leave your worries with TBS factoring? We offer tailor-made, same-day payments when you deliver your loads. Before you know it, you’ll be raking in piles of profits.  And our customer service is Read More…


Privacy or Money?

A trucker in a Reddit feed (9/25/17) wonders [edited]: I have the opportunity to ditch my apartment and use a family members’ address to bank basically everything. I can’t decide if not having my own apartment would be worth it or not. Sure it would be nice to bank some extra money, aggressively pay off Read More…


Futuristic Concept Tractor-Trailor Set for 2018 Test Run

Shell’s futuristic concept tractor-trailer, dubbed the Starship Initiative, is on track to be completed within the coming months and could perform a cross-country efficiency test run as early as the first quarter of 2018 ( 9/21/17). The rig, which is being built by AirFlow Truck Company, aims to combine already-existing technologies to create the most Read More…


Fuel Efficiency Improves in Cross-Country, Long-Haul Test

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency’s (NACFE) “Run on Less” initiative – a cross-country long-haul fuel efficiency demonstration – achieved a cumulative average of 10.1 mpg during 99 days of driving, the agency announced Sunday at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta (overdriveonline 9/25/17). The results exceeded the original 9 mpg goal Read More…

New TBS Factoring Service Workplace Puts Imagination in the Driver’s Seat

On Thursday, September 28, TBS Factoring Service will cut the ribbon on its new 52,000-square foot headquarters in Oklahoma City, a workplace designed to make work fun. “Everybody works extremely hard here,” says TBS President Jennifer Fogg, “but there’s no reason we can’t have fun doing it. A lot of workplaces are, frankly boring. We Read More…


Belly Up to the Texas King (if you dare)!

Texas is known for its many triumphs and defeats. There’s the Space Center in Houston, and the Alamo in San Antonio. There’s the SXSW Festival in Austin and Dealey Plaza in Dallas. Perhaps the only place that has seen both triumphs and defeats is The Big Texan Steak Ranch in Amarillo. A steakhouse restaurant and Read More…

Thought for the Road


Pencil in TBS Factoring!

Kids are heading back to school supplied with notebooks, crayons and pencils to sharpen their knowledge. What about you? Are you ready to sharpen your dull bottom line? Why not get to the point of success with factoring from TBS? We offer tailor-made, same-day payments when you deliver your loads. For decades, TBS has drawn Read More…