Prime Inc.

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | July 01, 2011

An outlaw is riding into cowboy country, there's a new dame on the Dalton, tornadoes take down some rigs, truckers say not to human freight and other industry news items are featured.

Prime Inc. increases pay per mile to independent contractors

| May 31, 2011

Independent contractors in reefer and flatbed segments will have minimum pay set at $1.02 per mile starting June 1, said John Hancock, Prime Inc.’s recruiting director. The increase is available to all new and existing ...

Prime Inc. donates to Joplin tornado relief

| May 31, 2011

Prime Inc., has sent two 53-foot refrigerated trailers filled with food, water, clothing and supplies to victims of the devastating tornado that tore through Joplin, Mo., a Prime spokesman said. In addition, Prime associates and ...

Prime driver hauls in national swimming championship

| May 25, 2011

Leased owner-operator Siphiwe Baleka, with Springfield, Mo.-based Prime Inc., won two national championships at the 2011 U.S. Masters Swimming Spring Nationals in Mesa, Ariz., on Friday, April 29. Baleka, who joined Prime three years ago, ...

Prime expands on-site medical facility for drivers

| May 24, 2011

The carrier now has a full-service medical facility at its terminal in Springfield.

Fleet Focus

Overdrive Staff | May 01, 2011

Truckers and carriers receive recognition and awards.

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | April 03, 2011

Demand pushing pay higher, Charlie Daniels to perform at Super Show, FMCSA sends CSA warning letters, opposition builds against hours proposal and more industry news items are featured.

Industry’s top challenge: Finding drivers

| March 15, 2011

Trucking executives favor the long-term viability of using leased owner-operators to meet their capacity needs.

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