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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.
13 06, 2018

Want to Grow Your Business? Here’s 3 Ways Factoring Can Help

JUNE 13, 2018 – Factoring your freight invoices has long been used by carriers who want a steady, predictable flow of cash into their business. Rather than waiting 30-90 days for payment, factoring enables carriers to get paid almost immediately for the work they complete, with most factoring providers turning around invoices in less [...]

25 05, 2018

Do You Know Your Profitability Range?

MAY 25, 2018 - If you aren’t sure how much it costs to run your business, how can you accurately negotiate freight rates that will boost your bottom line? To determine your load profitability range, consider the following: How much are your fixed business costs? (truck payments, insurance, permits, compliance programs, health insurance, rent, [...]

18 05, 2018

Beyond Load Boards: How Technology is Helping Carriers Find Freight Fast

May 18, 2018  - Whether on the truck stop wall or online, load boards have a long-standing role in helping motor carriers find freight. But just as web-based load boards grew in popularity as Internet usage became widespread, technology is now keeping up with our reliance on mobile devices. The past few years has seen [...]

10 05, 2018

5 Tips For Finding the Best Load Board Freight

MAY 10, 2018 – From websites to smartphone applications, there is no shortage of places to find freight these days. And while these sites don’t replace the hard work drivers should be doing to develop those important relationships with direct shippers and brokers, load boards should have a place in your business, too. After all, [...]

4 05, 2018

5 Ways to Get the Most Value From Your Load Board Post

MAY 4, 2018 – Load boards have come a long way in the past 50 years. What started as notecards on the truck stop bulletin board has evolved into something much bigger – and much more beneficial for drivers. Although they’ve had a reputation in the past as being a driver’s “last resort” for finding [...]

26 04, 2018

What to do When Shippers Don’t Pay

APRIL  26, 2018 – If you’ve been driving a truck long enough, then it’s probably already happened to you:  after submitting an invoice, and making repeated calls about the overdue balance, the shipper you’re doing business with doesn’t pay you the money you’re owed. This leaves you to absorb the costs associated with the trip [...]

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 [...]