Internet

Unintended offense and other social (media) faux pas

"People get mad at the strangest things.... Tread lightly on the interwebs – they's dangerous."

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Trucking social media 101

"The minute you post something to the internet, no matter what the venue may be, it becomes everyone's business."

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Load, self-dispatch automation: Heads up on two services

Introducing DashHaul.com and Comfreight.com, two more load matching services aimed at involving direct shippers and great automation of the process.

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Following the three-legged cricket

"I'm going to leave this one where it belongs, which is probably in the darkest corners of the internet. It's one story I won't be researching, based solely on gut reaction..."

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How owner-operators connect: Mobile highlights devices, access points

Owner-operator smartphone users overwhelmingly access the Web daily, with more than 75 percent saying they access every day and more than 20 percent saying they’re constantly connected to the Web, according to Overdrive’s 2014 Connectivity Study.

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Owner-operator digital usage: Mobile uptick key trend in OD survey

Like the rest of society, owner-operators have become connected via smartphones, the Web and social media, and the increasingly ubiquitous use of mobile devices to perform business and personal tasks highlight Overdrive’s 2014 Connectivity Study.

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Candidate and fleet owner channels Van Damme in ad

Meet Ga.-based 10th-District Congressional candidate and Collins Trucking fleet owner Mike Collins -- and checking in with 2010 Trucker of the Year Mike Crawford, bringing home on the road...

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Load by phone: An automated future for online load selection?

New online marketplace-based load-booking engines, some say, portend a streamlined future for load selection and payment.

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Load by phone: How operators are using online tools

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.

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Xata now XRS, new platform

The new mobile-centric XRS platform of trucking software combines Xata Turnpike's RouteTracker EOBR solution with reportedly robust business data management and analysis software.

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