ATBS

Aug. 26: Learn owner-operator business skills

Don’t miss this free two-hour seminar, with presenter Kevin Rutherford, on how to run a profitable owner-operator business.

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Phone app for getting around GATS in Dallas next week

If you're saying "Man I sure could have used that last year," I can assure you you're not alone. The new Great American Trucking Show app for various smartphone platforms, put together by the show's owners (Randall-Reilly Business Media & Information, publishers of Overdrive) with Core Apps and sponsored the Cummins Engine Corp., puts an interactive, searchable map of the show floor at the Dallas convention center at your fingertips, as well as offering one-touch access to showgoer information ...

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How to spot flood-damaged trucks

Although shoppers should consider if the truck is for sale in an area that's sustained flood damage, the truck could have been taken to another region to sell.

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Roadside Attractions

An outlaw is riding into cowboy country, there's a new dame on the Dalton, tornadoes take down some rigs, truckers say not to human freight and other industry news items are featured.

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Logbook

Owner-operator pay to rise, researcher trashes hour studies, Shell selects SuperRigs trucks, groups push for safer trucks and many more industry news items are featured.

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Great West Truck Show features seminars

Overdrive will host a free two-hour Partners in Business program presented by Kevin Rutherford June 10.

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The Two-Truck Transition

The extra profit of a small fleet comes with the high price of investment, planning and stress.

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Roadside Attractions

Trying to outrunning a tornado, shipping alernatives, biking maps and sleep apnea are among the topics featured -- plus Channel 19 and Truck Gallery.

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PIB TIP: PAY CREDIT CARD BALANCES. Having a business credit card is useful. But most owner-operators get into a trap of spending more money than they should. If a credit card balance is not paid off at the end of each month, the interest charges can exceed 18 percent. You’ll get the best rate on credit cards, and other lending forms, by keeping a high credit rating. The Partners in Business program is produced by ...

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PIB TIP: GET ONLINE ACCESS. Even if you don’t pack a computer on the road, once you’re signed up at your bank or credit union for online access, you can check your balance and cleared checks anywhere you have online access to guard against your own or your spouse’s failure to record to record a check. The Partners in Business program is produced by Overdrive and the consultants at ATBS, the nation’s largest owner-operator business ...

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