driver pay

Driver pay, ‘Obamacare,’ industry outlook broken down at CCJ Symposium

A look at some of the highlights from the 2013 CCJ Spring Symposium.

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Spot market rates jump in March

The end of winter brought with it a much needed end to another cold spell: Per mile spot market rates for van, reefer and flatbed loads.

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Rates continued tumble in February

Spot market rates in February continued a now three-month-long downward slide in February, save for a one-penny increase in flatbed rates.

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Driver shortage: An economist and a recruiter ’round the bar

Owner-operator Jeff Clark, blogging as part of Freightliner's new Team Run Smart initiative, breaks down the driver shortage issue in a crafty way: "An economist and a driver recruiter walk into a bar" and...

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Rates continued downward slide in January

For the second straight month, spot market rates dipped somewhat significantly in all three segments, according to the January report from load board Internet Truckstop.

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SoCal port drivers become first in decades to reach bargaining agreement

Toll Group drivers serving Los Angeles and Long Beach ports have become the first truckers to reach a collective bargaining agreement in decades.

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Rates tumble in December after November spike

Coming on the heels of a big November — more than likely driven by holiday retail shopping – rates for all three segments dropped in December.

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Interstate Distributor ups pay speed

Interstate Distributor Co. is accelerating driver pay.

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Using CSA to your advantage

CSA "isn't going anywhere," said Compliance Safety Systems' David Saunders at the Great American Trucking Show in a session on CSA: learn to market yourself with your record.

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Whence the great rates?

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.

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