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Short and sweet: Pros, cons of length-of-haul trends

| July 08, 2013

Part 1 in a two-part length-of-haul analysis presents owner-operator advantages/disadvantages of the trucking trend to shorter haul length in reefer and dry van segment.

Credit, net income improving for owner-operators

| June 20, 2013

A few sunny spots for owner-operators, and a few tips on increasing the profitability of your operation.

Owner-operators: Master the credit game

| February 28, 2013

With some lenders warming up to owner-operators, don’t miss the chance to improve your rating and save thousands of dollars in interest payments.

Changing trucking for the better

| January 22, 2013

Overdrive columnist Kevin Rutherford's suggestion that owner-operators build personal tribes to share information and advocate for positive industry change drew praise, commentary.

The burden of new taxes after fiscal-cliff negotiations

| January 16, 2013

An new infographic by owner-operator business services firm ATBS illustrates the tax burden represented by expiration of the "payroll tax holiday" following fiscal cliff negotiations.

LED nose lights, sleigh skirts and more biz tips for operator Claus

| December 25, 2012

A Christmas greeting from owner-operator business service firm ATBS.

Pay trends, part 1: Near-term forecast mixed

| October 15, 2012

While industry analysts say rising owner-operator compensation for both leased drivers and independents is on a slow rise, anecdotal reports and some polls suggest otherwise.

What a difference a decade makes

| September 13, 2012

Those of you who’ve been in the business for even 10 years know that a lot has changed.

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