Freight’s coming back. At the same time, new and proposed regulations threaten to drive thousands of drivers from the industry. As the recession winds down, many carriers could be hamstrung by a serious shortage of ...
The latest news from manufacturers, reporting a strong May, backs up reports that freight is growing. Manufacturing expanded in May for the 10th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 13th consecutive month, according ...
I’ve yet to speak to anyone in trucking who’s overjoyed about Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010. After all, a much more meticulous safety mindset will be required to avoid getting caught on the radar of this ...
We’ve been hearing that driver demand is coming back, so it’s not surprise that carriers are buying trucks for them. PayNet, which tracks lending activity across six industries, “found that the dollar value of new loans ...
CPA John Turner will present "Getting Your Finances in Order" in a free evening webinar. The presentation is part of the “How to become an owner-operator” series.
I've been hearing since at least March that many carriers are once again scrounging for drivers. This means a return to business as usual in terms of a driver shortage, only this time it could more ...
Lots of good economic reports all around for trucking in the last few days. If you’re not with a carrier who’s keeping you busy, figure out why or look elsewhere. Morgan Stanley’s truckload freight research report “continues ...
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Max Heine is editorial director of Overdrive and writes regularly for the Overdrive Extra blog. A CDL holder, he joined Overdrive in 1998 after more than two decades of newspaper work. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org or 205-248-1038.
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