owner-operator

Atlas Van Lines honors drivers

Nearly 3,000 van operators will participate in events this week as part of Atlas Van Lines’ BRAVO (Boosting Recognition of Atlas Van Operators) program.

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Analyst says trucking “inefficient”

Investment analysts, with their outsiders’ viewpoint, often have some good insight into our industry. Other insights aren’t quite so astute. The Business Insider website, with its recent “Trucking running on fumes” analysis, offers this stark summary as an introduction to its commentary on rising fuel prices: Trucking is one of the most expedient, but also one of the most inefficient modes of freight transportation. The conclusion is based on the fuel efficiency of rail, which is ...

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Getloaded reports higher traffic

Traffic was up 42 percent from February to March.

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Forecast: Good times won’t last long

Trucking companies should take advantage of today’s economic recovery because it will be relatively brief, FTR economist predicted.

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Diesel averages $4.10

The national average price is at its highest level since Sept. 1, 2008, when it was $4.121 and $1.03 a gallon higher than the same week last year.

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Paying more for older trucks

It’s been clear for a year that certain things have been improving for trucking. Freight demand has increased, and with it demand for drivers. From the vantage of the American Truck Dealers, holding its annual meeting in Phoenix, the rebound is evident for some other reasons, too, one of which – used truck prices – won’t excite you like it excites the dealers. Kyle Treadway, chairman of the American Truck Dealers and president of Kenworth Sales ...

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Seattle agencies cut small business paperwork

Small businesses that qualify as small contractors and suppliers can fill out one application for the Port of Seattle and King County.

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Washington driver named Highway Hero

Tilden Curl helped save the lives of two people in a car that had come to a stop on railroad tracks before it was struck by a train.

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Independent Crozman named TCA Highway Angel

Long Haul Trucking owner-operator saves couple in winter blizzard.

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1st Guard offers fuel card giveaway

Owner-operators will be eligible for fuel cards worth $500 through referrals starting March 31, 1st Guard Corp. announced.

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