freight

The improbable fruits of annoyance

| October 22, 2012

Would you believe only 3 percent of auto drivers actually comply with residential stop signs? Such was seen by longtime observer of annoying human behavior John Trinkaus, explored further here.

Blessed with health — and good humor

| October 14, 2012

Wendy Parker thanks the Lord for her family's health -- and plans a future of hauling in Africa for her husband.

Are you ready to go independent?

| August 07, 2012

Two upsides to getting your authority are the potential to make more money than a leased-operator and the almost complete freedom with how you run the business.

Housing starts hit high point in June

| July 18, 2012

Housing starts rose almost 7 percent last month, said the U.S. Commerce Department.

The drones keep coming — for your freight?

| May 23, 2012

Apologies for a post-less Tuesday, which regular Channel 19 readers no doubt noticed. I had a mini-vacation with friends and family -- hearing news of the SpaceX launch in the auto on the way home ...

OOIDA on bond increase: Large brokers not the problem

| April 27, 2012

I spoke to Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association Executive Vice President Todd Spencer about the broker minimum bond increase issue earlier this week. The conversation followed posts to the blog looking at opposition to the measure ...

‘Shipping Wars’ hotshot reality TV show extended

| April 25, 2012

The Shipping Wars reality TV show, launched earlier this year and featuring the work of several hotshot owner-operators competing for earnings by bidding on and moving freight from the uShip.com online marketplace, hasn't exactly lit up ...

Shippers Conditions Index drops to -5.6 in February

| April 19, 2012

FTR Associates' Shippers Conditions Index fell from January, but rose year over year.

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