Many carriers have moved in in the direction of time-based pay systems with hourly detention-pay plans, including small fleets; some strategies for detention-rate negotiations take shape.
Though all recognize the problem, grown ever more onerous with further restrictions on drivers' hours with the new rules. Here, find a round-up of views and some examples of detention success.
With some lenders warming up to owner-operators, don’t miss the chance to improve your rating and save thousands of dollars in interest payments.
Carriers who have seen big growth over the last year could be passing some of it on to owner-operators.
Driver detention pay has been increased $2, making the pay $17 per hour, Mondovi, Wis.-based Marten Transport announced. The increase applies to drivers who have to wait more than two hours to be loaded or unloaded ...
Truckers and carriers receive recognition and awards.
Owner-operators’ pay has been increased 5 cents per mile for hauls 151-800 miles, Mondovi, Wis.-based Marten Transport announced. This rate increase is the third such made in the last five months. For details, visit Marten Transport ...
Carriers chase after a diminished pool of owner-operator candidates with higher pay, bonuses and more compensation options.
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