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14
Apr
2014

Nevada Contractor’s License Explained

To operate legally as a contractor in Nevada, you need to get a Nevada contractor’s license 50f7 / Flickr / CC BY-SA If you are considering starting a contractor’s business in the State of Nevada, there is plenty of work ahead of you in order to get your licensing and business going. It’s estimated that read more »

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14
Apr
2014

Spot Market Freight Rates Continue Soaring

According to DAT, even though the overall freight loads are decreasing, flatbed rates are steadily on the rise . The rate reached $2.30 per mile, which is a 3.2% increase only for the period March 30 to April 5. The general availability of spot market load decreased by 3.9%, as did capacity – by 0.4% The read more »

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11
Apr
2014

$3.87 Average Price of Diesel Expected in Summer

Tate Nations / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) The U.S. Energy Department’s Short Term Energy Outlook report expects that this summer, diesel and gasoline prices will be at slightly lower levels than during the same time last year. In the period April to September 2013, the average diesel price was read more »

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10
Apr
2014

Two Approaches to Selling Cars

emilio labrador / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) Troy Harrison shares his experience in the auto dealership business, outlining two main approaches of the car salesman. The so-called “desk dance” is used by many dealerships in the closing part of the deal. Whenever the customer is ready to buy, the read more »

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09
Apr
2014

March saw 19,000 new jobs in construction

Ding Zhou / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)   Unemployment in the construction industry fell to 11.3% last month, which is an improvement from February when it was at 12.8%. The added jobs are 19,000, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ latest report. Compared to March last year, this read more »

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