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Modest proposal: $65/hour, fair detention rate to protect small biz

| November 27, 2012

A reader sees a need for mandatory detention pay to protect the small business trucking life from the continuing encroachment of big-business competition and government regulation in the form of tightening hours and EOBRs.

Expedited advantage, part 2: Pay

| November 16, 2012

In a poll of owner-operators at OverdriveOnline.com, more than 60 percent of respondents called the potential for better income the chief attraction of expediting. More on pay in part 2 of this series.

Making the most of idle time with uncompensated detention solutions

| November 07, 2012

Readers voices views on the issue of uncompensated detention time at shipper and receiver facilities, an agreed-upon top problem for driver and owner-operators today.

Hauling expedited — in a Nissan?Image Gallery

| October 25, 2012

Morris Finley hauls expedited freight (mostly auto parts destined for final air leg to assembly plants) in and around Nashville, Tenn., in a 2012 two-skid-capable Nissan NV2500 high-top cargo van.

In a tizzy over short miles pay

| October 21, 2012

"They can ping your truck within six inches but they can't pay you mileage? Who the hell do I write a letter to? It's going to be scathing and probably contain *!?! at least once.”...

Pay trends, part 2: Various segments rewarding performance

| October 17, 2012

Carriers like Nussbaum Transportation (dry van), Melton Truck Lines (flatbed) and TWT Refrigerated are boosting pay in new ways to attract owner-operators and company drivers.

Expediting: Singing the praises with Don Lanier

| October 13, 2012

A chance meeting with expedited driver Don Lanier yields insights into the segment.

Poll: What is the most attractive aspect of expedited trucking?

| October 03, 2012

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