Noel Perry

Driver shortage: Countdown to a capacity crunch, and a boost in rates?

| August 29, 2013

Is higher driver compensation just around the corner? This series -- part 1 available here -- looks at the tightening of the employment market for drivers, and the potential for a rate boost.

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | January 01, 2012

Apnea proposals could disqualify drivers, cell phone ban begins, Senate bill would mandate EOBRs, third Mexican carrier completes audit and more industry news items are featured.

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | November 01, 2011

Cross border program starts, EEOC files suit against carriers, agency urges CSA driver ratings, Icahn buys a percentage of Navistar and more industry news items are featured.

Logbook

Overdrive Staff | July 01, 2011

Owner-operator pay to rise, researcher trashes hour studies, Shell selects SuperRigs trucks, groups push for safer trucks and many more industry news items are featured.

Pulse

Max Heine | July 01, 2011

As you weigh any possibilities for expansion or changing carriers, consider these current resources to help assess your situation.

A possible windfall for independents

| May 25, 2011

If you’re independent, there could be some real opportunities if your bigger competitors don’t have the capacity – the trucks and drivers – to handle what could be a big influx of freight.

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Overdrive Staff | May 01, 2011

A cross-border plan is detailed, a Navy vet is named Back on the Road winner, owner-operator is named Goodyear Highway Hero, Trucker Buddy recognizes pen pals and more industry news items are featured.

Truck shortages, rate hikes about to kick in

| April 06, 2011

Truckload capacity shortages will gather momentum this year and continue through 2013.

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