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About Alex Elias

Alex Elias is the Director of Factoring Sales and Account Management. In his role, Alex is responsible for the strategic growth of the department, as well as ensuring that every Foley customer receives fast payments and superior customer service. Alex is also an active member of the International Factoring Association and an authority on the current state of the factoring industry.
6 04, 2018

A Simple Way to Manage Rising Fuel Costs

APRIL 6, 2018 – According to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, diesel prices hit $3.04 this month – an almost $0.50 increase over April 2017. In California, the increase has been even more dramatic, with prices coming in a full $0.80 higher than last year. As reported by the U.S. Energy Information [...]

30 03, 2018

How to Find High-Paying Freight

Note: This article is an excerpt from our ebook, “Developing Relationships with Direct Shippers: How to Cut Out the Middle Man and Increase Your Profits.” To download and read the full ebook, click here. MARCH 30, 2018 - How much time do you spend networking? Whether it’s with fellow truck drivers or professional associations, networking can [...]

22 03, 2018

Boost Profits by Developing Relationships With Direct Shippers

MARCH 22, 2017 - Whether you’re a new owner-operator or a growing fleet, there is one thing that holds the key to the future success of your business: your ability to secure freight. Not just any freight, but high-paying freight from reliable sources. Many carriers know that the best sources of freight don’t come [...]

7 03, 2018

Choosing the Right Factoring Provider

MARCH 7, 2018 - If you’ve been in the trucking industry for a little while, you probably know a few folks who have tried freight factoring – perhaps you’ve tried it yourself. You probably also know at least one person who had a bad experience with their factoring provider. From being locked into bad contracts to [...]

12 01, 2018

Freight Factoring vs Quick Pay: What’s Right for You?

JANUARY 12, 2018 – For motor carriers trying to grow a successful business, maintaining a steady flow of capital is critical. It’s a high overhead business – and you can’t keep your trucks moving (or yourself paid) if you’re constantly waiting 30, 60 or 90 days for a check to be mailed. That’s why many [...]

1 08, 2017

4 Ways to Save Money on Fuel

AUGUST 1, 2017 - Diesel fuel prices across the U.S. remain elevated, currently averaging $2.50 per gallon. According to the American Trucking Associations, diesel fuel is the second highest expense for motor carriers, equaling up to 20 percent of the total operating costs for fleets. And as diesel prices remain unpredictable, more motor carriers are [...]

28 06, 2017

How to Develop Relationships with Direct Shippers

JUNE 28, 2017 - When it comes to developing relationships with direct shippers, a little preparation can go a long way. Not only will you ensure that you’re putting your best foot forward as a business owner, but you’ll be better prepared to negotiate freight rates that are in line with the needs of your [...]