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Prime boosts pay

| August 29, 2013

Prime Inc. increased pay for its OTR company drivers, independent contractors and associates. OTR company drivers (paid on the per-mile basis) started receiving a one cent per mile increase for any loads dispatched after August ...

Whence the great rates?

| August 09, 2012

Supplementing reporting on the No. 4 top owner-operator challenge -- freight rates -- here find an update on the state of pay and further anecdotes, information and perspective from trusted sources.

Uncompensated detention: Owner-operator challenge No. 3

| August 06, 2012

Following our quiz of readers about what they saw as the No. 1 problem for owner-operators, here’s a closer look at challenge No. 3 of the top five, Uncompensated and excessive detention time, with partial ...

Hours, EOBRs: Adapt or fight?

| August 03, 2012

Owner-operators' No. 2 named challenge, the unsettled nature of the hours of service regulations and a potential electronic logs mandate, has moved some to embrace change, others to fight for fairness.

Roadside Attractions

| July 03, 2012

A coffee cup collection, the weird case of Jabin Bogan, when patriotism turns to trouble and other interesting trucking industry items, plus Truck Gauges and Truck Gallery are featured.

Gambrell named Prime’s 2011 Instructor of the Year

| March 30, 2012

Jerry Gambrell was named Instructor of the Year for 2011, Springfield, Mo.-based Prime Inc. announced. Gambrell has worked for the carrier for two years, during which he has won several awards for best pre-trip inspections. Visit Prime ...

Prime honors fallen soldiers

| November 07, 2011

Prime Inc. drivers will deliver wreaths to military veterans’ graves in Missouri and Pennsylvania as part of the Wreaths Across America Day, the Springfield, Mo.-based carrier said. The nationwide annual event relies on many in ...

Prime hosts driver picnic

| September 29, 2011

Prime Inc., held company picnics for drivers and their families Sept. 3 in Springfield, Mo., Pittston, Pa., and Salt Lake City. The picnics included inflatable games and water slides, face painting and various casino-style games. The ...

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