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GATS kicks off Thursday in Dallas
The Great American Trucking Show will kick off Thursday at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in downtown Dallas and will feature thousands of exhibitors, live music, show trucks, educational sessions and more.
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music
Singer-songwriter Jayne Denham debuts new ‘Stacks’ single, GATS performances upcoming
Attendees of GATS in Dallas this week, where Australian trucking singer-songwriter Denham will release the video for the "Stacks" single, can catch her at the Red Eye Radio booth at 9:30 a.m. Friday and later that night at the afterparty concert at Eddie Deen's.
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maintenance
POLL: What was your level of mechanical experience when you started as an owner-op?
Owner-operators, when you launched your business, what level of mechanical knowledge and/or experience did you have -- whether the required basic knowledge or more in-depth professional experience or education?
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George & Wendy Show
When grabbing the right bug-out bag matters
In which Wendy almost grabs the wrong one for the eclipse run. "When you have six different green, black and gray backpacks in the cabinet, and two of them are camera equipment, you sometimes grab the bag full of guns, instead of the Canon."
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Lisa Kelly, Edgar Hansen greeting truckers at Love’s stops through September
Lisa Kelly is part of the 19-stop campaign that highlights innovations that have spurred the industry forward, including the debut of API CK-4 and FA-4 heavy duty engine oils last year. Joining her is "Deadliest Catch" star Edgar Hansen.
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Rebuilding: From bulk dedicated to a base of direct flatbed customers with owner-op Tim Klaus
On Overdrive Radio: Flatbedder Tim Klaus re-entered trucking and found himself at the center of the natural gas drilling boom, hauling frac sand. It dried up earlier for him than for many, and since then he's made several moves in freight, trailer spec and more to build a core of ...
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Ricky Mann’s 2017 Peterbilt 389 Pride & Class
He runs from Los Angeles to Washington hauling produce, and Washington back to California hauling apples.
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KeepTruckin partnership integrates ELD app into Comdata systems
The partnership between KeepTruckin and Comdata provides a compliant ELD platform, IFTA reporting, vehicle reports and more.
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IN THIS ISSUE
» GATS kicks off Thursday in Dallas
» Singer-songwriter Jayne Denham debuts new ‘Stacks’ single, GATS performances upcoming
» POLL: What was your level of mechanical experience when you started as an owner-op?
» When grabbing the right bug-out bag matters
» Lisa Kelly, Edgar Hansen greeting truckers at Love’s stops through September
» Rebuilding: From bulk dedicated to a base of direct flatbed customers with owner-op Tim Klaus
» Ricky Mann’s 2017 Peterbilt 389 Pride & Class
FROM OUR NETWORKS
When grabbing the right bug-out bag matters
In which Wendy almost grabs the wrong one for the eclipse run. "When you have six different green, black and gray backpacks in the cabinet, and two of them are camera equipment, you sometimes grab the bag full of guns, instead of the Canon."
Read More »
Rebuilding: From bulk dedicated to a base of direct flatbed customers with owner-op Tim Klaus
On Overdrive Radio: Flatbedder Tim Klaus re-entered trucking and found himself at the center of the natural gas drilling boom, hauling frac sand. It dried up earlier for him than for many, and since then he's made several moves in freight, trailer spec and more to build a core of direct customers to keep brokered loads to a minimum.
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