Owner-operators with access to fleets' or other volume discounts are seeing costs almost that far down for a gallon of diesel; Mike "Mustang" Crawford is one of them.
Revenue from commercial vehicles at the Delaware I-95 toll plaza in Newark, Del., is down 7.5 percent this year -- state officials reportedly are eyeing boosted enforcement on secondary roads restricted to local deliveries.
Todd Amen presented the latest in revenue/income averages and trends from ATBS' owner-operator clients, which continue to follow what's been happening over a decade now. Better income on fewer miles.
With the first quarter following the July 1 change in the hours of service rules well over and done, what has been the economic impact for your operation?
Prime Inc. increased pay for its OTR company drivers, independent contractors and associates. OTR company drivers (paid on the per-mile basis) started receiving a one cent per mile increase for any loads dispatched after August ...
Straight expediting truck have been Tom and Tina Evans' bread and butter since starting their business in the year 2000 -- today, they enjoy plenty of freedom to live life like they want to.
It's no secret why team driving is attractive to the young and ambitious in trucking: income opportunity is high in the right operation. On the flip side, it's also a refuge for second-career empty-nesters looking ...
Reclassification, hours of service rules, increased equipment costs and state and local regulations on idling, parking and noise are smothering the owner-operator, writes Greg Fulton.
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