Owner-operators' use of online load services varies from occasional use to test the waters in an unfamiliar area to use as a primary freight resource.
The expanded Panama Canal is expected to bring with it an abundance of freight for the U.S. trucking industry. Is it prepared for it?
When talking about past "outlaw" segments of trucking culture, owner-operators are hardly the primary participants. (Also: a contest from Plastikote to win a free pickup bedliner -- you're welcome.)
Owner-operator access to Internet-based load boards continues to streamline with many operators now using smartphones to access one or another of industry-leading online freight resources.
Is the owner-operator a dying breed? Voices responding to the question posed on the Overdrive Extra blog suggest a shift in profitability toward short-haul niches.
Marc Springer will be appearing at the uShip booth #66141 at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Friday at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. and again Saturday at 11 a.m.
In the two years since CSA's advent, the smallest carriers have had a much greater chance of getting inspected and put out of service than drivers and trucks of the largest carriers.
Details of three more smartphone apps -- CHRW Trucks, BulkLoadsNow, and Fikes' Logistics' custom app -- for finding freight in your pocket.
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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