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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.

Cubby Buddy toolbox maker’s new storage system for load bars

| April 02, 2012

Hensley Inc.-leased owner-operator Jeff Zehrer (pictured), with a Great Dane dry van and Freightliner tractor and a unique line of tool-box systems for owner-operators you may well recall me writing about here back in January, has ...

Speakout

Overdrive Staff | April 01, 2012

Truckes weigh in on safety and scheduling plus the biggest problems facing owner-operators.

Trucking fruit in Obama’s energy, manufacturing messages

| January 25, 2012

If you missed last night's State of the Union address, the President followed in predecessors' footsteps by detailing a veritable laundry list of election-year policy initiatives with no small measure of specific requests for the ...

A&E’s new ‘Shipping Wars’ series trailer vid — and the operators featured

| December 21, 2011

There's a new reality-TV series coming January 10, with back-to-back episodes at 9 and 9:30 p.m., EST and PST, to the A&E network. You may have heard a little about it already here in Overdrive. ...

Freight TSI dips in October

| December 14, 2011

The index is 4 percent higher than in October 2010.

Factory freight finishing strong

| December 01, 2011

Owner-operators with hauls tied closely to factory output should see good demand through year-end, based on today’s report from the Institute for Supply Management.

Freight index up in September

| November 09, 2011

September’s Freight TSI was 4.3 percent higher than a year earlier.

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