Prime Inc.

Prime driver hauls in national swimming championship

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, won first place in both the 50-yard and 100-yard freestyle with the second fastest times of the year. He also placed third in the 100-yard breaststroke, sixth in the 200-yard freestyle and 14th in the 50-yard butterfly. “I was just hoping to ...

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Prime expands on-site medical facility for drivers

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

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Fleet Focus

Truckers and carriers receive recognition and awards.

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LogBook

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.

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Industry’s top challenge: Finding drivers

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

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Fleet Focus

Carriers and truckers receive recognition and awards.

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Fast Forward

FMCSA, after requiring onboard recorders for violation-prone carriers, now seeks a mandate for all OTR operations.

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Buy Right

Slash your costs by knowing when and where to purchase fuel. And make sure you’re getting the most value from a fuel card and a fuel surcharge.

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Tanker starting pay increased

Drivers in Prime Inc.'s tanker division are now eligible to earn 41 cents per mile for starting pay, the Springfield, Mo.-based fleet announced. Tanker driver openings are available in Fort Wayne and Decatur, Ind.; Louisville, Ky.; Columbus, Ohio; Raleigh, N.C.; Chicago; and Pittsburgh. Read more at Prime Inc.

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SpeakOut

Truckers weigh in on truck stops, no-idling tickets and the recent election.

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