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.
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.
Details of three more smartphone apps -- CHRW Trucks, BulkLoadsNow, and Fikes' Logistics' custom app -- for finding freight in your pocket.
Part 2 of this series features explores the landscape for web-based models for trucking management software for small fleets and independents -- and the mobile integration on the way.
The TCA is collaborating with Internet Truckstop and Big Truck TV to offer TCA members a twice monthly webcast highlighting truckload-specific economic and industry data
Supplementing reporting on the No. 4 top owner-operator challenge -- freight rates -- here find an update on the state of pay and further anecdotes, information and perspective from trusted sources.
Dry van rates topped $2 in June — the first time since 2005 — and then toppled.
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