Carrier survey shows mixed rate, volume outlook

| June 25, 2013

Smaller carriers slightly more pessimistic on volume than large carriers; a majority of all carriers are expecting rate increases over the next year.

New owner-operator crowd-sourced info service starts up

| June 18, 2013

Company cofounder Roseanne Stanzione is an NYC-based former Wall Street analyst who calls herself an "accidental champion of fair pricing for drivers."

Reefer, van rates skyrocket in May

| June 04, 2013

Spot market rates for reefer and dry van loads leapt dramatically in May, a month that saw rates for all three segments rise and reefer rates hit an all-time high.

Spot market rates rise for second consecutive month

| May 06, 2013

For the second straight month, all three segments experienced rate increases.

Why be an owner-operator?

| April 23, 2013

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.

POLL: Has your income improved over the last year?

| April 17, 2013

Vote in this poll probing economic improvement for owner-operators over the last year. Is your business doing better?

Load by phone: How operators are using online tools

| April 15, 2013

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.

On dying breeds — and free pickup bedliners!

| April 11, 2013

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.)

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