owner-operator

Hunt Transportation ups driver pay

Owner-operators leased to Hunt Transportation will now earn 4 cents more per mile starting April 1, the carrier announced.

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UCR board to meet

Unified Carrier Registration Plan board of directors will meet April 14 via telephone.

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CSA focuses more on drivers

CSA isn’t designed to score drivers, a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration official said in an online seminar presented by Overdrive.

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ATA index drops in February

For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 2.9 percent after increasing a revised 3.5 percent in January 2011.

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Diesel price dips

For the first time since late November, the national average retail price of diesel dipped.

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Spot market sets February record

TransCore's North American Freight Index showed the highest spot market truckload freight volume for February since 1986.

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Online invoice system

Carrier of any size can create invoices and send them electronically.

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Driver shortage leading to higher pay

Driver pay will rise an average 3-5 cents a mile for company drivers and 4-6 cents for owner-operators over the next 12 months, Gordon Klemp predicted.

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Mobile communication system

Enhancements were made to its TruckPC mobile communication system, a fully compliant electronic on-board recorder.

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Mobile computing system

ALK Technologies’ CoPilot Truck on-board GPS navigation solution will be the standard navigation application.

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