Close the gap

| July 08, 2013

My best tip from hauling trade shows with a 53-foot van-trailer was to close the gap to at least 28 inches with the rear of the tractor.

Get an APU

| July 08, 2013

“Thermo King Tri Pac helped me save thousands on fuel; not to mention the hours on the main . It’s the best $11,000 I've ever spent, and I don't want another truck without one.” Cody Blankenship Owner-operator, ...

What’s your best advice for saving fuel?

| July 08, 2013

Driver training — truck inspections, driving habits — is the single most important variable that can be tweaked to achieve the biggest positive difference in cutting fuel costs.

Davis Bros. showcases rigs at FitzgeraldImage Gallery

| June 28, 2013

Davis Bros., operating 21 trucks hauling a variety of specialized freight -- anything from hazmat to hopper bottom ag freight -- out of Owensville, Ind., has three custom rigs on offer today at Overdrive's Pride ...

Linda Caffee, FedEx Custom Critical

| June 19, 2013

We might deadhead 1,000 miles for a 300-mile load. You look at the miles and the total revenue, and you make a business decision on that. Can you make money on that load?

Tim Philmon, Landstar

| June 19, 2013

I try to keep in the specialized area. You’re not having to sit in line on both ends.

Blaise Verdino’s family heirloom is an 18-wheeler

| June 05, 2013

How did you get into trucking? My dad is a trucker and has been trucking for almost 50 years — so I grew up with a love of trucks. He told me a lot of stories ...

What’s your best advice for choosing loads?

| June 05, 2013

“Part of watching our expenses is watching what we are hauling. We can pull an empty shipping container, and it’s like pulling a parachute, but we can put a heavy object on the trailer, like ...

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