If earnings at Landstar System, the nation’s largest owner-operator carrier, are any indication, owner-operators are having a better year than they did in 2010.
The economy’s still sputtering, but it looks like there will be lots of freight through the holidays. At least consumer goods and other cargo related to retail sales are doing well, based on recent reports.
Manufacturing activity, and the economy in general, kept growing in September, though some related measurements tempered that good news. Wood Products was the leading manufacturing category reporting growth. The monthly analysis comes from the Institute for ...
Someone who’s experienced his own financial crisis during this period is hot-shot hauler Frank Hagwood.
Some research shows that hydrogen slightly improves diesel combustion, but the improvement may not be significant enough to warrant all the equipment necessary to separate it and meter it back in.
The important thing is that the owner-operator has come into his own as a legitimate self-employed business owner able to deal with such opposition.
There were a record 71 entrants at the Great American Trucking Show Pride & Polish in late August. See video of three contestants.
Factory activity expanded for the 25th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 27th consecutive month.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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