A receiver's message comes in over the Qualcomm while Wendy and George have been waiting an hour in a line of trucks to get unloaded: "Late drivers will be fined $500." Oh the humanity!
Freight volumes on the spot market were down — out of trend — 16 percent in April of this year from April 2012, according to the DAT North American Freight Index, which says that bad ...
Tech company Kaazing is building an online-communications enhancement to brokerage Allen Lund Co.'s management software to streamline/enhance shipper-broker-carrier communications and load negotiation/selection.
The Institute for Supply Management's April survey shows that economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded last month for the fifth consecutive month.
New online marketplace-based load-booking engines, some say, portend a streamlined future for load selection and payment.
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.)
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