When you run a trucking company, your equipment is the most important tool you have. It enables you to grow your business and do the work necessary to get paid. Equipment costs can also be one of the greatest costs to your business, and by costs, we don't mean the sticker price, but rather the monthly payment that will be coming out of your account every month. That magic number is determined by the overall price, your money down, and your credit. Here are three main factors to think about when considering the cost of your equipment and deciding on the right move for your situation.