The Fikes Family of Companies announced an increase in compensation to owner-operators who bring their own trucks, trailers and tags to a contract. Both Fikes Truck Line and FTL Custom Commodities are now paying 80 percent of gross revenue to contractors who qualify. For current contractors this is an increase of between 2 percent and 5 percent.
“We want to reward contractors who are self-reliant and provide an incentive to others to become more independent,” said Jim Honea, vice president of operations.
On March 18, Weddle’s trailer crossed over the centerline of the highway, ...