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.
Federal rules pertaining to broker surety filings are in flux following congressional action last year that raised the minimum bond from $10,000 to $75,000. Still, basic procedures for filing are expected to remain.
Spot market rates in February continued a now three-month-long downward slide in February, save for a one-penny increase in flatbed rates.
Owner-operator Jeff Clark, blogging as part of Freightliner's new Team Run Smart initiative, breaks down the driver shortage issue in a crafty way: "An economist and a driver recruiter walk into a bar" and...
For the second straight month, spot market rates dipped somewhat significantly in all three segments, according to the January report from load board Internet Truckstop.
Toll Group drivers serving Los Angeles and Long Beach ports have become the first truckers to reach a collective bargaining agreement in decades.
Coming on the heels of a big November — more than likely driven by holiday retail shopping – rates for all three segments dropped in December.
Counting down the memories -- May-August 2012 on the Channel 19 blog, when things heated up in more ways than three.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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