For the second straight month, all three segments experienced rate increases.
The industry has made it way too easy to move from being an employee driver to owning a truck. Far too many drivers give no real thought as to what it means.
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Owner-operators' use of online load services varies from occasional use to test the waters in an unfamiliar area to use as a primary freight resource.
When talking about past "outlaw" segments of trucking culture, owner-operators are hardly the primary participants. (Also: a contest from Plastikote to win a free pickup bedliner -- you're welcome.)
Is the owner-operator a dying breed? Voices responding to the question posed on the Overdrive Extra blog suggest a shift in profitability toward short-haul niches.
The end of winter brought with it a much needed end to another cold spell: Per mile spot market rates for van, reefer and flatbed loads.
Spot market rates in February continued a now three-month-long downward slide in February, save for a one-penny increase in flatbed rates.
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