Business Resources

Expediters Online

The home of Expedite Now magazine as well as its annual Expedite Expo trade show, this online community hosts a series of blogs from expedite owner-operators, as well as open forums for business and social networking.

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Let’s Truck

The forums at radio host and business consultant Kevin Rutherford’s website run the gamut betweenlifestyle and business topics, but all are geared toward the professional owner-operator. See the MyGauges listing in Business for Rutherford’s owner-operator business software.

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Overdrive on Facebook

Where we share news, custom truck photos and on-highway ephemera and solicit readers’ views on all manner of subjects. The page also serves as a networking and information-sharing function for owner operators, small fleet owners and drivers.

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Overdrive’s Custom Rigs

Some of the most popular videos on Overdrive’s youtube channel are found on our Custom Rigsplaylist. It features some of the hottest rigs from Overdrive’s Pride & Polish and elsewhere.

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Pocket Casts

To access Overdrive’s occasional podcast series and the thousands of others out there to put long hours behind the wheel to further use, this app might be the best. Another honorable mention is the BeyondPod app. Available on Android and iOS.

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Team Run Smart

Team Run Smart is Freightliner’s home for results of real-world test runs of some of their newest over-the road Class 8 models. This website also hosts regular blogs of several participating owner operators who readers may be familiar with from the pages of Overdrive, from expedited team Boband Linda Caffee and Midwest-based leased owner-operator Jeff Clark to 2007 Overdrive Truckerof the Year Henry Albert.

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Trucker’s Report

The “Trucking Forums” are a repository of information from the horse’s mouth, as it were, of drivers working the roads today.

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Landstar

Landstar owner-operators benefit from a massive pool of information sources on the business and lifestyle of leasing to the company. These include LandstarOnline, the forum for owner operators, the in-company load board and the LandstarOnline Mobile app, available on Andriod and iOS.

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Prime Inc.

In addition to Prime’s active social media presence, the company fosters rich communication via the Prime smartphone app, enabling easy transmission/scanning of trip paperwork and messaging. Available on Android and iOS.

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Schneider National

Schneider National provides mobile access to its Crossroads company tools, but it singles itself out with a robust presence in social media. Through its Facebook page, Jobs at Schneider, drivers offer advice on topics as diverse as quitting smoking and lessons learned from last winter’sice storms.

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