FedEx custom-critical expediters Andy and Myrian Johnson are sunny about high-security military freight, where the money is -- if it's anywhere -- in the niche.
What happens? One odd load for husband-wife team owner-operators Bob and Linda Caffee.
In a poll of owner-operators at OverdriveOnline.com, more than 60 percent of respondents called the potential for better income the chief attraction of expediting. More on pay in part 2 of this series.
The time-sensitive freight niche could be one of the last profitable bastions of irregular route long-haul, offering fuel mileage and other reduced costs, more income on fewer miles and load and lane novelty.
Expediting owner-operators Linda and Bob Caffee, after participating in the GATS Pride & Polish in 2012, offered up an idea for a new class focused on biz performance and professionalism.
Owner-operators find big money and good schedules working the oil and gas services boom.
A story in this month's Truckers News followed the transition of the former FedEx Custom Critical expediting team of Mark Kathrein and Wendy Wing (pictured) into a crude-hauling operation in North Dakota. Just as the ...
Truck parking is always an issue and more so with our present carrier that prohibits truck parking on the street.
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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