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.
Two fuel-price fighting tools from the National Association of Small Trucking Companies -- their Quality Plus Network of fuel stops offering members cost-plus discounts and their Daily Fuel Hedge.
Outtakes from interviews conducted as part of research into Todd Dills' "Owner-operators' top challenges" feature in the August 2012 edition of Overdrive magazine.
The national average retail diesel price climbed for the fourth consecutive week, climbing 1.3 cents to $3.796 a gallon.
Using a survey and our social media channels, we quizzed readers about what they saw as the No. 1 problem for owner-operators.
The national average retail diesel price rose 3.5 cents a gallon during the week ended July 9, ending a 12-week streak of price decreases.
An estimated 80 percent of the 380,000 total South Korean truckers were reported to have gone on strike "demanding the introduction of standard freight charges, a 30 percent rise in transportation fees and revised laws ...
The national average retail diesel price fell 5.1 cents to $3.846 a gallon – the lowest price in five months.
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