Was 2013 the year that changed driver pay forever? Gordon Klemp seems to think so. Catch a vid with him here from the TCA meeting in Nashville and find out why. Some potentially good news ...
Carriers like Nussbaum Transportation (dry van), Melton Truck Lines (flatbed) and TWT Refrigerated are boosting pay in new ways to attract owner-operators and company drivers.
While industry analysts say rising owner-operator compensation for both leased drivers and independents is on a slow rise, anecdotal reports and some polls suggest otherwise.
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.
Get the latest on compensation for owner-operators and company drivers by attending a free webinar July 26 featuring Gordon Klemp, head of the National Transportation Institute.
Certain niches offer big income potential for those willing to specialize.
A carrier must qualify in three critical categories: top tier pay, benefits and carrier stability.
Carriers chase after a diminished pool of owner-operator candidates with higher pay, bonuses and more compensation options.
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