4 Driver Tips for a Safe and Happy Halloween

driver tips for halloween

We know how important it is to share the road and to stay safe. Now that it’s time to celebrate Halloween over the weekend and next week, we wanted to throw out a few driving safety tips, as this holiday can be a scarily dangerous time on the road. 1. No Additional Distractions It’s easy to be distracted on Halloween… … Read More

How Can DDI Help Your Business? Insurance

At DDI, we understand the ins and outs of the ever-changing world of insurance. When a company signs up with DDI, they get a team of specialists who handle all insurance renewals. The team is also here to help in the event a driver partner gets injured or in an accident, thus offering you and them peace of mind knowing they’re in good hands. Let … Read More

How Can DDI Help Your Business? Accounting

Do you operate a delivery or courier company and find it overwhelming to keep up with the HR side of the business? Do you feel you’re spending more time on accounting than your own business? DDI knows how frustrating all of this can be, especially when you have multiple things on your plate while trying to run your business and … Read More

4 Tips to Safely Share the Road this Summer

We’re in the middle of the summer season, which means more people are out on the road. As a driver, it’s important to be extra cautious and to be on the lookout for pedestrians and those sharing the road with you. We thought we’d provide you with a few tips on how to stay extra safe when driving this summer. … Read More

How Can DDI Help Your Business? Enrollment

Do you own or run a delivery or courier company and find it overwhelming to keep up with the HR side of the business? We understand that it can be easy for numerous other aspects of running your business to take your attention, or perhaps simply, you just want to focus on your business without dealing with the red tape … Read More

6 Tips to Keep your Car Comfortable and Safe this Summer

June 21, 2017 marked the beginning of the summer solstice – AKA, the official start of summer. As a driver, it’s important that you take care of your car – and yourself – during the summer season. Take a moment to jot down these handy tips to make your driving gig more comfortable and safe. A Quick Way to Cool … Read More

How Can DDI Help Your Business? Recruitment  

Do you operate a delivery or courier company with W2 or 1099 drivers on payroll and find it overwhelming to keep up with the HR side of the business? Trouble with recruitment? DDI understands that it can be easy for numerous other aspects of running your business to take your attention, or perhaps simply, you just want to focus on … Read More

3 Mileage Apps Worth Checking Out

As a self-employed driver, by now you know the importance of keeping a detailed mileage log and records of business expenses. It’s important not only in the case of an IRS audit, but also to maximize your refund for the year.   Specifically relating to mileage in 2017, the IRS allows you to deduct 53.5 cents per mile. The IRS … Read More

3 Reasons Your Turnover Is High

Hiring independent contractors to be your company’s delivery and/or courier drivers certainly has its benefits, both for a company and the contractors. Some of these benefits include, but are not limited to: Flexible schedules, while reducing a company’s overall costs and making the best use of resources. That said, while there are numerous benefits like those mentioned above, there is also … Read More

Important Tax Information for Delivery Drivers

For delivery drivers, operating your own small business can be a very intriguing, lucrative idea. That said, it’s important to remember that as a sole proprietor you are responsible for several things you were previously likely not responsible for (like taxes) as an “employee” at another job, including (but not limited to):   If you don’t have one, buying or … Read More

Forging Transportation Relationships with the ECA at the 2017

Today is the day that a few members of our dedicated team head to Dallas, Texas for the Express Carriers Association MarketPlace. What is that, you ask?   “The ECA MarketPlace is a vibrant conference where Shippers and Carriers have the opportunity to network and provide information and referrals in order to form logistical partnerships… In ECA’s exhibit hall, known … Read More