Someone who’s experienced his own financial crisis during this period is hot-shot hauler Frank Hagwood.
Factory activity expanded for the 25th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 27th consecutive month.
Congress has muddled through the debt-ceiling crisis, but it's obvious the problem is not solved. Not only has the nation's debt rating been lowered, but massive deficit spending remains the norm in Washington, D.C. We're ...
If this week’s earnings report from Landstar Systems is any indication, the rest of the year looks good for owner-operators. “I would characterize the overall second quarter freight environment as a little choppy, but moving in ...
You might have heard that the stock market just logged its best weekly gain in two years. One major reason was good manufacturing news.
Manufacturing slowed down last month, but it’s still growing.
If you’re independent, there could be some real opportunities if your bigger competitors don’t have the capacity – the trucks and drivers – to handle what could be a big influx of freight.
In ISM indices that measure growth in manufacturing and manufacturing employment, “transportation equipment” was the third fastest growing segment in February.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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