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Fast Cash

Todd Dills | December 01, 2010

Independents crippled by cash flow find it can be worth sharing a small piece of the pie with a factor. Getting related services helps, too.

Helpful partner — Western Express driver Derek DorseyImage Gallery

| November 15, 2010

Not only is longtime Western Express driver Derek Dorsey a great asset to the Nashville, Tenn.-headquartered fleet -- company recruiting director Matt Neal calls him "our go-to guy, great with customers, great with training new ...

Trucker-founded firm gets $450,000 grant

Jill Dunn | November 15, 2010

Wisconsin has awarded $450,000 to a company that was founded by the 2006 Overdrive Trucker of the Year.

IdleAire changes name to IdleAIR

Jill Dunn | November 08, 2010

IdleAIR provides electrification at 16 truck stops and plans to have the service at six additional locations.

Factory growth picks up from September

| November 03, 2010

Cars, computers and exports are leading some of the most recent manufacturing growth, according to the latest report from the Institute for Supply Management. Only two areas (Nonmetallic Mineral Products; Furniture & Related Products) shrunk ...

SpeakOut

Overdrive Staff | November 01, 2010

Truckers weigh in on stress and respect, spot inspections, intermodal euipment providers and selling alcoholic beverages at truck stops.

Idaho to increase patrols

| October 29, 2010

Idaho law enforcement agencies are mounting high-visibility driving enforcement patrols through Nov. 14.

When the Midnight Cowboy changed his name

| October 25, 2010

Renowned trucking DJ Bill Mack hadn’t planned on being a liaison between spouses when he went on the air decades ago, but he learned that when you open the phone line for truckers and their ...

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