owner-operator business model

Partners in Business podcast: Getting started as an owner-operator

This Overdrive Radio podcast covers the first four chapters from the 2017 Partners in Business manual -- from making the transition to self-employment, choosing a financial services partner, creating a strong business plan and establishing your bookkeeping.

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Change for the better or nails in the coffin: Talking the future with Gary Carlisle

Whether the future landscape of greater risk translates to a boon for the future generations of owner-operators willing to assume the risk themselves as independents, or not, is one of many areas discussed in this podcast conversation with current owner/former operator Gary Carlisle.

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Owner-operators’ decade of ‘working less and making more’

Looking at miles, revenue, income, maintenance costs and more, owner-operators worked longer but made less in recent years.

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Long live the owner-operator!

Is the owner-operator a dying breed? Voices responding to the question posed on the Overdrive Extra blog suggest a shift in profitability toward short-haul niches.

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Editors to talk owner-operator history, new efforts

Overdrive editors will discuss owner-operators' history and evolution on online radio's "Truth About Trucking" show Dec. 1.

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Pulse

Overdrive is proud of the role it continues to play in helping owner-operators get ever better at mastering the challenging job they do.

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