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When rates drive capacity: Growth in new-carrier registrations follows spot-market rate boom
Owner-operators with their eyes on real-time demand data are well-positioned to capitalize on a large volume of freight -- and attendant good rates -- available from brokers in the spot market.
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hot buttons
Readers split over militarized police force
With mainstream media disseminating images of police employing military-style armor and weaponry during rioting in Ferguson, Mo., this summer, a debate over the militarization of local police was revived.
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George & Wendy Show
Help me Obi Wan, you’re my only hope
"I made the mistake of leaving the doors open on the truck long enough to let a Ninja fly into the cab. This bastard took up residence like a professional squatter and refused to leave or be killed." ... How ...
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Crowdfunding the DUDAD for a wake-up call at the docks
Truck driver Chris Barbeau's invention that would provide a fairly simple solution to the wake-up call at shipper/receivers' docks is shooting for a $30,000 funding goal via a Kickstarter.com campaign.
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What’s the best fuel-saving equipment? Tell us for a chance at prizes
Overdrive has created an interactive microsite that allows you to choose the fuel-saving equipment you deem most valuable. Voters will be entered in a contest to win an iPad Mini and cases of oil and injector cleaner.
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Teamsters win vote at Con-way terminal
The Teamsters had its first success at Con-way after drivers and dock workers at the company’s Laredo, Texas, terminal voted 55-49 to join the union.
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NY trucking group worried bridge project will drive up fees for truckers
New York State’s leading trucking organization is questioning how a new bridge over the Hudson River will be financed, suggesting it could cost all commercial vehicles more money.
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George & Wendy Show
Red Rover, Red Rover, send George right over
Load negotiation as playground game -- and an extra push that misses the mark...
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» When rates drive capacity: Growth in new-carrier registrations follows spot-market rate boom
» Readers split over militarized police force
» Help me Obi Wan, you’re my only hope
» Crowdfunding the DUDAD for a wake-up call at the docks
» What’s the best fuel-saving equipment? Tell us for a chance at prizes
» Teamsters win vote at Con-way terminal
» NY trucking group worried bridge project will drive up fees for truckers
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Help me Obi Wan, you’re my only hope
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Crowdfunding the DUDAD for a wake-up call at the docks
Truck driver Chris Barbeau's invention that would provide a fairly simple solution to the wake-up call at shipper/receivers' docks is shooting for a $30,000 funding goal via a Kickstarter.com campaign.
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