dispatch

Dispatcher on board: Heidi Oestreich

Heidi rides full-time on the road with her owner-operator husband, Chris, but she also realizes the special challenges being a trucker's spouse can present back home. She's proprietor of an online community built for truckers' wives.

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The Christmas miracle

From the pen of Wendy Parker: Driver's night before Christmas, take three. Merry Christmas!

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VIDEO: Analysis of what’s happening with ELDs / bankruptcies

Analyst Donald Broughton on what's happening behind a trend that is running against the usual for trucking bankruptcies: FMCSA's pressure on company over hours of service noncompliance.

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7 EOBR “myths” discussed

Fleet reps Allen Lowry of Central Refrigerated and Vincent Dinino Jr. provided a window on fleets' real-world perspectives relatives to areas of contention around electronic onboard recorders for hours compliance.

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Bad directions to places that don’t exist

We circled the block for another ten minutes. The vein in my husband's head started to throb.

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VID: Humor in everything — even trucking software

Online video advertising group Epipheo's vid for Accellos/Prophesy's trucking business management software.

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Are you ready to go independent?

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.

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