Trucking continues to be the dominant mode of freight transportation and an integral part of the U.S. economy, according to the American Trucking Association’s 2012 edition of its American Trucking Trends, which is available now ...
You might have noticed the powers that be are not striving to make your work environment more trouble-free next year. A new, and likely more restrictive, hours of service rule is expected. Carriers are steadily adopting ...
Owner-operators with hauls tied closely to factory output should see good demand through year-end, based on today’s report from the Institute for Supply Management.
Manufacturing continued growing in October, but at a slower pace than September, according to the Institute for Supply Management.
If earnings at Landstar System, the nation’s largest owner-operator carrier, are any indication, owner-operators are having a better year than they did in 2010.
The economy’s still sputtering, but it looks like there will be lots of freight through the holidays. At least consumer goods and other cargo related to retail sales are doing well, based on recent reports.
Manufacturing activity, and the economy in general, kept growing in September, though some related measurements tempered that good news. Wood Products was the leading manufacturing category reporting growth. The monthly analysis comes from the Institute for ...
Someone who’s experienced his own financial crisis during this period is hot-shot hauler Frank Hagwood.
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