A series of indicators and some anecdotally established patterns supported by data show an increasing willingness among truckload carriers to use performance-based pay systems for drivers.
Wisecracks and ideas on rates following the recent UT Global Supply Chain Institute's study on the new hours of service's economic impact, which noted companies along the supply chain should focus on efficiency rather than ...
In the interest of maintaining good relationships with customers, a recent study of the hours of service rule change suggests that companies through the supply chain should not pass any increased costs on, but should ...
For those hauling military freight, how have rates trended in the sensitive/not-so-sensitive areas of the niche these last five years? Tell us more about what you're seeing in comments under this poll.
The per-mile flatbed rate on the spot market hit its lowest monthly average in November since March, according to Internet Truckstop, while reefer and dry van saw jumps spurred by the holidays.
Good news in all segments nationally is that load-to-truck ratios were up significantly in the past week.
Per-mile spot market rates for all three segments — reefer, dry van and flatbed — fell in October, sticking with trends of 2012 and 2011, according to Internet Truckstop's monthly rate data, released this week. ...
Many carriers have moved in in the direction of time-based pay systems with hourly detention-pay plans, including small fleets; some strategies for detention-rate negotiations take shape.
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