What has emerged through the years is the ability for owner-operators to quickly and accurately pinpoint the markets where they’re in high demand, even before arriving.
Higher than typical volumes on the spot market coupled with tight trucking capacity are improving the rate landscape. Independents: Identify high-demand freight situations and negotiate for top dollar.
FTR and Internet Truckstop announced a new strategic industry partnership to offer market analysis and specificity for both contract and spot freight segments by region and by trailer type.
The new paper, "Truckload Capacity in 2014: What’s Causing the Capacity Crunch and What Can Shippers Do About It," though aimed at shippers, is an interesting read through a multifaceted set of circumstances that's led ...
The draft report issued April 30 from the CSA Subcommittee of FMCSA's MCSAC advisors included a large section on potential methods of improving the scoring system.
Based on jurisdictional grounds, a U.S. Court of Appeals in D.C. has transferred a case brought against the FMCSA and its inability to remove violations from a carrier or driver's safety record if the violation ...
Have any of the industry’s good intentions (longer retention, improved safety) with predictive analytics had effects that drivers would consider not so good?
Among the changes being proposed are de-emphasizing BASIC percentile rankings and better describing so-called "absolute" carrier BASIC measures' relationship to scoring.
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