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Recap: Mid-America Trucking Show 2022

The Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) was last week (March 24th - 26th) in Louisville, Kentucky and we were in awe of the massive size of the show. With over a million square feet of exhibit space, 1,020 exhibitors, 72,584 attendees, and 40+ events, MATS was the biggest trade show the Thunder Funding Team was a part of since the beginning of the pandemic!

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Topics: Trade Shows, Thunder Funding

To Honor Black History Month We're Pleased To Highlight Two Exceptional Thunder Clients

To honor Black History Month, we are pleased to highlight two exceptional carriers who have been long standing clients of Thunder Funding; Shalena Armstrong from S. Armstrong Trucking and Mike Johnson from MAJ FreightHaulers and how they have excelled in building their trucking businesses.

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Topics: Women In Trucking, Thunder Funding, Trucking Business

Canadian Truckers Protest Vaccine Mandates

ICYMI: In trucking news - Thousands of truckers in Canada, known as the “Freedom Convoy”, have come together to protest Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s vaccine mandates. The mandates which were implemented back on January 15, force unvaccinated truckers who cross the Canada/US border to quarantine once returning home. The truckers started their protest by driving more than 2000 miles, from the Province of Alberta to the City of Ottawa where Parliament is located. During the week-long journey the Freedom Convoy picked up a lot of support and hashtags like #FreedomConvoyCanada2022 and #TruckersForFreedom2022 started trending on social media.

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Topics: Coronavirus, Thunder Funding, Truck Industry News

Where Can I Find Profitable Loads?

Happy New Year from your Thunder Funding Family! A new year means we get a chance to recalibrate and set new goals and resolutions. One of our major goals as a freight factoring company this year is to help you run your trucking business more profitably.

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Topics: Thunder Funding, Trucking Business

The Rogel Aguilera-Mederos Case And The Troubles The Trucking Industry Is Facing In Relation To Driver Training And Accountability

By now most of us are familiar with the tragic story of Rogel Aguilera-Mederos, the 23-year-old truck driver whose brakes failed at more than 80mph in Colorado, causing a multi-vehicle crash, killing four people.

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Topics: Thunder Funding, Truck Industry News

Does Bad Credit Matter When Choosing A Broker Or Shipper?

It happens often, you deliver your load, you invoice your broker, and the wait-time to get paid begins - and this is exactly the reason you hire an exceptional factoring company like Thunder Funding, to eliminate the wait-time and save you the trouble of collecting the money from your invoices. However, as a valued client, Thunder Funding encourages you to make good credit decisions based on the current credit conditions and financial stability of any shippers or broker BEFORE accepting a load.

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Topics: Freight Factoring, 123Loadboard, credit checks, Thunder Funding

Big Rig Logic: Celebrating Crossword Puzzle Day

Today we celebrate Crossword Puzzle Day! The team here at Thunder Funding has created a trucking-themed crossword puzzle to test your trucking knowledge, enjoy! The first 5 people to send a screenshot or picture of the completed crossword will receive a Thunder Swag Box!

Send your completed crossword puzzle screenshots to marketing@thunderfunding.com

CROSSWORD PUZZLE  HERE

To learn more about Thunder Funding and our services please check out this blog post: The Importance of Broker and Shipper Credit Checks

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Topics: Thunder Funding, Crossword

Top 7 FAQs Thunder Funding's Sales Team Gets

Today we celebrate National Salesperson Day, and Thunder Funding has compiled the Top 7 Most Frequently Asked Questions our Sales Team gets on a daily basis from our carriers.

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Topics: Thunder Funding, FAQ

Thunder Funding Has Partnered Up With The TLC Companies

Thunder Funding is happy to announce our strategic partnership with The TLC Companies. The TLC Companies is a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) that for 30+ years has been the market leader serving the trucking industry across the nation. 

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Topics: Thunder Funding, Partners

Got Unpaid Invoices? Learn More About Factoring and Thunder Funding

Did you know that factoring is a popular form of financing in the trucking industry? Quickly convert unpaid invoices into immediate cash for fleets and owner-operators for a small fee!

Invoice factoring allows trucking companies access to fast cash to pay for fuel, vehicle repairs, payroll and more.

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Topics: Freight Factoring, Thunder Funding