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Pay trends, part 1: Near-term forecast mixed

| October 15, 2012

While industry analysts say rising owner-operator compensation for both leased drivers and independents is on a slow rise, anecdotal reports and some polls suggest otherwise.

Freedom drives prosperity, economist tells fleet execs

| June 14, 2012

Speaking to attendees of the inaugural Great West Fleet Executive Conference in Vegas on Wednesday, noted economist Dr. Barry Asmus gave an enthusiastic endorsement of American exceptionalism and the importance of maintaining freedom and limited ...

FTR: Hours rule delay postpones ‘crisis’

| December 09, 2011

Trucking will not be able to restore quickly the driver and truck capacity it lost during the recession.

Pulse

Max Heine | July 01, 2011

As you weigh any possibilities for expansion or changing carriers, consider these current resources to help assess your situation.

Learning from a crash course

| October 14, 2010

Such opportunities will increase as the economy struggles to get on its feet, and trucking already is ahead of the curve. It’s easy in the flush of good times to forget lessons so clearly illustrated ...

Pulse

Max Heine, Editorial Director | October 01, 2010

Opportunities will increase as the economy struggles to get on its feet, and trucking already is ahead of the curve.

Featured Article: Renewed hope

Lucinda Coulter | April 01, 2010

As the economy stabilizes, owner-operators can emerge from debt and cope with tight credit markets by scrutinizing expenses and focusing on essentials.

Saying goodbye to Michigan’s Te-Khi and Tekon independent truckstops

| March 03, 2010

Soft freight and high fuel got you down? You're not alone. Though business for the nation's truckers has picked up since the extremely slow period we all saw last year, difficulties continue for many, and for ...

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