FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro, as well as TravelCenters of America CEO Tom O'Brien joined the annual Trucking Solutions Group driver health walk at MATS 2013.
Owner-operator Jeff Clark, blogging as part of Freightliner's new Team Run Smart initiative, breaks down the driver shortage issue in a crafty way: "An economist and a driver recruiter walk into a bar" and...
Overdrive columnist Kevin Rutherford's suggestion that owner-operators build personal tribes to share information and advocate for positive industry change drew praise, commentary.
In a poll of owner-operators at OverdriveOnline.com, more than 60 percent of respondents called the potential for better income the chief attraction of expediting. More on pay in part 2 of this series.
The time-sensitive freight niche could be one of the last profitable bastions of irregular route long-haul, offering fuel mileage and other reduced costs, more income on fewer miles and load and lane novelty.
Among the many challenges owner-operators face, perhaps the biggest is choosing exactly how to adapt to industry change to remain competitive and profitabile.
Join me at the 61+ Health Awareness Walk at the Great American Trucking Show Friday, August 24, at 8 a.m.
A poll that asks for owner-operators' thoughts on the use of fuel surcharges as a cushioning agent against spikes in fuel prices sparked some discussion on Facebook last week. Owner-operators Linda Caffee, Jeff Clark and others were ...
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