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Van rates holding, spot-market demand rising

| November 22, 2013

Good news in all segments nationally is that load-to-truck ratios were up significantly in the past week.

July load volumes exceed June for first time; Domestic intermodal on fire in Southeast

| August 08, 2013

Reports from DAT's Trendlines and the Intermodal Association of North America's quarterly trends report show volumes were strong through June and July.

Short and sweet: Length-of-haul strategies at work

| July 10, 2013

Operators and carriers discuss strategies toward adequate rates and compensation given declining length-of-haul in reefer and dry van segments, and how flatbed differs.

Pay trends, part 2: Various segments rewarding performance

| October 17, 2012

Carriers like Nussbaum Transportation (dry van), Melton Truck Lines (flatbed) and TWT Refrigerated are boosting pay in new ways to attract owner-operators and company drivers.

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.

Rates and pay: Owner-operator challenge No. 4

| August 08, 2012

Based on a survey and Overdrive social media channels, owner-operator challenge No. 4 is low freight rates. Here find partial solutions from owner-operators, fleet representatives and others.

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | June 01, 2012

A roadside midwife, an apnea proposal, bedbugs, the rigors and routines of the road, plus Truck Gauge and Truck Gallery are among the industry news items and oddities featured.

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | March 01, 2012

A trucker joins a national fitness program, a natural born truck driver, a truck makes its film debut, plus Truck Gallery, Channel 19, Calendar events and more industry news items are featured.

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