As Quinton's and recent other commentary makes clear, the new hours of service rule is foregrounding the problem of, simply, time. Time enough to get the work done in the day allotted to do it.
Everyone in the supply chain benefits from uncompensated detention time – except the driver. Some see a shift toward hourly pay as a solution; other solutions are explored in this part 1 of a two-part ...
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.
While industry analysts say rising owner-operator compensation for both leased drivers and independents is on a slow rise, anecdotal reports and some polls suggest otherwise.
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