Dry Van Shipping vs. Refrigerated Shipping

The debate between dry van shipping vs refrigerated shipping is highly situational. You can’t say that one is definitely better than the other because it depends on what you’re hauling. This will talk about both and then show which one is better in certain situations.

Reefer trailer

What is a Dry Van Trailer?

A dry van is exactly what it sounds like. This is a trailer that is dry inside and intended on shipping dry goods and items. This is a broad term that describes most semi-trailers that are enclosed and protect the good from the elements.

Since this is one of the most common types of trailers and you’ll likely be using it frequently, consider choosing new dry van trailers for your hauling needs.…

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6 Reasons Skipping That Concrete or Asphalt Repair Will Cost You More Than Money

Concrete has a strong history of being a reliable foundation for construction projects, including bridges, houses, curbs and sidewalks. Reinforced concrete was created in 1849, and the first concrete bridge was built in 1875.

Arched concrete bridge

While concrete is made to last, it won’t necessarily last forever. Like all manmade materials, concrete is subject to damage over time. Damaged concrete presents a major safety hazard to employees and customers walking around your property.

Have you recently checked for cracks and uneven concrete around your business? As a CEO, you’re responsible for making sure somebody makes those checks. Maintaining safety should be part of owning the business’ vision.…

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Navigating These Trying Times: How Has COVID-19 Impacted the Accounting Profession?

When 2020 got started, people in the accounting profession had a lot to be happy about. Many CPAs were looking forward to a busy season, especially considering the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, P.L. 115-97. The financial markets were off to a good start, and everything looked rosy.

Accounting services

Then, along came the coronavirus. Several vital industries tanked, virtually shutting down and disappearing overnight. Millions of Americans are doing what they can be working from home. There probably isn’t a single aspect of the CPA business that hasn’t been dramatically impacted, but new opportunities to help clients navigate these turbulent times have popped up overnight.…

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Simple Steps to Keeping your Employees Safe in The Workplace

Whether you own a small business with a handful of employees, you’re a contractor with a huge team of skilled workmen or you run a busy office when you’re an employer, the safety of your employees is your responsibility.

Maintaining workplace safety

It’s easy to think that accidents in the workplace don’t happen very often, however even the most insignificant of accidents such as a slip or trip can land your employee in hospital and you in hot legal water. The safety of your employees should always be taken seriously. The safer your employees feel the more productive they’ll be in the workplace and the more respected they’ll feel.…

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How to Buy a Generator That’s Right for Your Business

Did you know that losing power for just one hour causes the average American commercial customer over $1,800? Considering that power outage in the United States lasts nearly 198 minutes, this could be a huge cost burden.s

Blackouts and power outages are often a result of a myriad of causes that range from unintended human errors to works of God.

For an average business, a power loss can cripple operations and bring an enterprise to a standstill. However, with the right generator, you don’t need to worry about power losss

Power generator

Here’s how to buy a generator and escape the inevitable cost implications that follow power interruptions.…

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What Are the Benefits of Passive Income?

Passive income is income that isn’t directly based on the amount of time or work you put into it. For example, if you publish an ebook, and you can sell that one book a million times over the next five years, that is a passive income because you aren’t continuing to work.

Building passive income business

Another great way to embrace nearly effortless income is to buy passive real estate investments and hire a management company to run the day-to-day operations of the property. From there, the money you make on the property becomes a steady stream of passive income that you don’t have to spend valuable time every day grueling over.…

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Things You Didn’t Know You Should Know Before Shopping for Mylar Bags

There are things you need to know before you can shop for Mylar bags – even things you didn’t know you should know. These topics are usually never discussed but will help you understand more about them. These include how to store them and how much food it will fit.

Mylar bags in variou sizes

black mylar bags – photo credit: Pouchworth

The goal is for you to establish a long-term supply of food that’s easy to bring together, has a long shelf-life, and is not just nutritious, but is also tasty. It should also be affordable to assemble. We want to help make it easy for you, so you won’t have to delay implementation.…

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How Refurbishing your Retail Space Could Boost Sales

High street retail remains on top in the UK, with the country’s 300,000 outlets competing with many more online shops to take around 80% of annual sales. Running a physical retail store is no easy undertaking, however, and whilst you can easily update a website by adjusting a few lines of code it is nowhere near as simple to keep up with shop maintenance.

Refurbished wine racks display

With the coronavirus pandemic leaving businesses scrambling to put social distancing measures in place, shopkeepers are finding that now more than ever their premises could do with an update. For shops though, maintenance doesn’t just mean keeping the place in good working order.…

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How to Help Your Business Thrive Online

Businesses have gone many ways in recent years, some remain on the high street and have shops that sell their products to people browsing towns. Others still work from their offices standing high in cities. The innovators, however, have moved a large chunk of their business online. The way things are going if you don’t have an online aspect of your business soon then there are chances you might start to see some failings creeping in.

Analyzing online business performance

If you’re scared of the online world, don’t worry, we are going to take a look at some things you can do to help your business thrive online.…

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5 Simple Steps to a More Sustainable Supply Chain

Recent years have seen businesses under pressure to prioritise sustainability. Environmental awareness is on the rise, and consumers, investors and stakeholders have started to favour organisations with sustainability at the heart of their supply chain. People want to support businesses that protect the environment and treat workers well — they want to make ethical purchasing decisions.

Sustainable supply chain

By making sure your supply chain is sustainable and ethical, and by minimising the negative impact your business has on the environment and society, you’ll unlock a range of business benefits.…

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