"So tomorrow we set out, for parts unknown, on a self-dispatch journey that doesn't include a regular run...."
That only tells a part of the story. In reader Jim Stewart's eyes, the regulatory drag on the trucking business is finally registering with customers where it counts: rates. What do you think?
Three top national LTL carriers – Con-way, Old Dominion and YRC – have committed to publishing rates on offer to uShip’s shipper-direct LTL spot rate marketplace, uShip reported.
uShip will be a featured option for buyer-arranged transport in eBay categories were items of 150 lbs. or greater are common.
Do you pay lumpers or otherwise contract with a "freight handling" service in your trucking operation? Tell us how often if you do -- or if you don't -- in this poll.
In a video, WTI Transport Safety Instructor Gene Sims demonstrates the conservative coil securement methods he teaches.
The Go By Truck online freight management application bills itself as "automated freight brokering" -- the company also offers a referral-bonus program for any user of the system.
It can be a hard road, but with careful planning and a little luck, getting your own authority can be a plus for operational freedom and income.
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