owner-operator

Rebounding factories slow a bit in September

| October 01, 2010

The recovery is still on, but it’s getting winded. That’s the conclusion of the Institute for Supply Management, which released its monthly manufacturing report today. While ISM’s Purchasing Managers Index “reading of 54.4 percent is still ...

Dollars and Sense

Kevin Rutherford | October 01, 2010

You shouldn’t care much about gross revenue, but rather how much of that revenue you get to keep after expenses.

Sept. 29 webinar: Load selection for profit

| September 24, 2010

Trucking radio host and Overdrive columnist Kevin Rutherford will discuss how to make wise choices in planning your loads in Overdrive’s next webinar

Misclassification stakes high

| August 27, 2010

A long erosion of the traditional owner-operator model has taken place.

Aug. 27: Partners in Business

| August 19, 2010

You won't find a better two-hour presentation about running an owner-operator business than the Partners in Business seminar by Overdrive and ATBS, sponsored by Freightliner Trucks and Schneider National.

‘Monster train’ and other freight supersizers

| August 17, 2010

You might have missed news of Union Pacific testing to see just how long a train can be. I didn’t know of it until reading a Wall Street Journal story this week. Writer Jennifer Levitz ...

APU giveaway at Great American Trucking Show

| August 13, 2010

NAS will be giving away a Comfort Cab APU, including batteries, at the company’s booth at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Aug. 26-28. The unit will feature the molecular radiant heater technology, new ...

Minstar driver Manering named Highway Angel

| August 10, 2010

John Manering assisted a driver with broken bones suffered in an accident.

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