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‘Flatbed is particularly strong’ and other upbeat news

| May 03, 2010

Lots of good economic reports all around for trucking in the last few days. If you’re not with a carrier who’s keeping you busy, figure out why or look elsewhere. Morgan Stanley’s truckload freight research report “continues ...

Send us your flood photos

| May 03, 2010

Is your haul delayed due to flooding in Tennessee? Send us a photo for posting online: mheine@rrpub.com

Hours rules lifted for oil spill

Jill Dunn | April 30, 2010

Federal officials temporarily lifted hours-of-service rules for haulers of some emergency supplies to four southeast coastal states.

Flatbedders, had enough of tarping? . . .

| April 30, 2010

You might recommend the folks at Fast Wrap to your shipper customers, who do the kind of work you see in the picture here, a wrap of a jet engine. They've got mobile crews in more ...

ATA: Study crash causes

| April 29, 2010

Addressing risk factors would improve safety, trade group executive says.

NAFTA trade up 24% in February

| April 29, 2010

The 24.1 percent increase is the largest year-over-year rise on record but freight value remained 14.3 percent less than in February 2008.

Models of efficiency: Introducing Fikes O/O Scott Grenerth

| April 29, 2010

Finley, Ohio-based owner-operator Scott Grenerth, 40, I met in Nashville the day I ran with Jazzy Jordan (she's nearing Statesville, N.C., now -- go go go!). He was in the area headed to a pickup and brought his ...

Tonight: CSA 2010 round robin, webinar on gaining authority

| April 28, 2010

A message yesterday from the folks with AsktheTrucker.com about their online radio show, Truth About Trucking, scheduled for 5 p.m. EST this afternoon, detailed the 40 questions the program hopes to answer about CSA 2010 ...

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