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17thJune, 2014

Trucking Jobs Are Increasing In Minnesota

By |June 17th, 2014|Trucking|

Today I was doing some research on the state of the Minnesota economy as a part of my business planning. As I was reviewing the Department of Employment and Economic Development’s (DEED) website, I saw an interesting article about the state of trucking jobs in Minnesota. The March 2014 issue of Minnesota Economic Trends Magazine […]

11thJune, 2014

Cool Cake Pops for Backstreet Boys By Taste of Love Bakery

By |June 11th, 2014|Blog|

We’ve written a few times about Taste of Love Bakery in West St. Paul and the amazing treats they make. Well, things keep getting better for the bakery. Taste of Love Bakery was asked by Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul to make some treats for the Backstreet Boys tour stop in Minnesota tonight. I can personally attest […]

9thJune, 2014

Architectural Products Maker Funds Growth By Factoring

By |June 9th, 2014|Deal|

Commonwealth Capital was recently introduced to a growing maker of architectural products. The Company is a Minneapolis-based subsidiary of a foreign parent company. While the parent company has been in existence for many years the domestic subsidiary was wrapping up its start-up phase. With a rapidly expanding order pipeline, the Company was in needed working […]

3rdJune, 2014

Small Minnesota Trucker Keeps Moving By Factoring Its Loads

By |June 3rd, 2014|Deal|

We are excited to announce that Commonwealth Capital, LLC recently funded freight bills for a small trucking company in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area. The company was recently granted its operating authority and wanted to use invoice factoring to improve its cash flow. The owner/operator wanted a factor where he’d receive individual attention, and who […]

29thMay, 2014

A Beautiful Day For A Twins Game With The RMA Minnesota Chapter

By |May 29th, 2014|Blog|

Sun, hot dogs, and Target Field. We had a great time at the Minnesota Twins baseball game last Thursday with the RMA Minnesota Chapter. Thanks to the Young Professionals group for the work the did in organizing the event. While the Twins were taken down by the Rangers, I’m sure a good time was had […]

22ndMay, 2014

Change in Medical Exam Requirements for Truckers

By |May 22nd, 2014|Trucking|

Starting yesterday, there is a new requirement for medical certificates that affects all truckers under the FMCSA’s jurisdiction. Now, all medical certificates issued to commercial truck drivers must be completed by a certified medical examiner. Medical certificates will still need to be renewed at least every two years. The new requirement shouldn’t place too big […]

17thMay, 2014

Great Trucking Company Name: Semi Legal Addiction

By |May 17th, 2014|Trucking|

There is major road work going on near our office. The southbound portion of I–35 is shut down for miles near our office in Lakeville. The other day, sitting in heavy traffic, I decided to make the most of it. I sat in my vehicle, staring at the small concrete divider separating me from certain […]