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Our Resource Center is dedicated to providing you with important, real-life information. Information that will help you succeed. We’ve compiled information from our own resources as well as providing links to other important sites that contain information to be smart business person. The bottom line is we want you to be successful!

Quick Guide To Understanding Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF)


  • Diesel Particulate FilterNOx and Soot - these have the most impact on our environment
  • NOx ( Nitrogen oxides)are a group of highly reactive gases containing nitrogen and oxygen in varying amounts
  • Nitrogen  dioxide,  along  with  particles  in  the  air,  can  often  be  seen  as  a  reddish-brown  layer  over  many  urban  areas.
  • Particulate matter (Soot) is the visible exhaust from the engine.
  • Soot is made up of unburned fuel, carbon, and other solid materia.
  • Diesel Particulate Filter

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So You’re Thinking of Becoming an Owner-Operator

Starting Line

Before you dive into independence as an owner-operator, take time to assess your experience, finances, dedication and skills. Look in the mirror. You’ve been thinking about going into business for yourself as an owner operator, but are you ready? You crave the independence, but do you have what it takes to be successful?

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How to Become an Owner-Operator: A Resource for Getting Started

Knowing the documents you need and when to apply for them will save you time and headaches when you’re ready to obtain your operating authority.

For drivers shifting to become an owner-operator with your own authority, the first dilemma is chicken or egg – do you buy your truck and then get set up as an owner-operator or do you complete the paperwork first before acquiring a rig?

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What you need to know about Leasing vs. Financing

(Purchasing Equipment for Your Company: A Business Whitepaper)


At some point during a company’s equipment acquisition process, the question always seems to come up: “Should I lease or should I finance?” Of course, paying cash is an option too, but not one that many growing and expanding companies have the luxury of doing, especially in today’s economy, and particularly in the trucking industry.

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Learn Why Buying Used Is A Smart Business Decision!


This calculator was specifically designed for Arrow customers to compare costs and savings.

A question that is often asked is “Why should I buy used?”

Although new trucks generally cost less to operate and maintain, the initial purchase price, F.E.T., and higher insurance costs means higher initial investment and higher CPM (Cost Per Mile).

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