Second Wind Transport independent owner-operator Greg Trott was offered a load recently he would have paid out of pocket to haul -- had he made the wrong decision and taken it.
"If rates were up where they should be, drivers wouldn’t have to complain about receiving and loading fees one bit."
Imagine pulling up to a 75-signal traffic light -- would you ignore it? And: CSA is increasingly under fire from the industry, more on a missing Oklahoma teenager.
The August 2012 MCSAC meeting saw a robust debate centered around the CSA programs flaws and ways to correct them. Here find a few bright (and in some cases dark) moments from the dialogue.
Carrier Dry Creek Express reports benefits of new uShip Payments collections system, now available to haulers booking freight in the uShip online marketplace.
Supplementing reporting on the No. 4 top owner-operator challenge -- freight rates -- here find an update on the state of pay and further anecdotes, information and perspective from trusted sources.
Two upsides to getting your authority are the potential to make more money than a leased-operator and the almost complete freedom with how you run the business.
A suit against the FMCSA's CSA program brought by the ASECTT group alleged unfairness to small carriers within FMCSA's compliance and enforcement regime.
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