shippers

Operators losing business because of CSA

| February 19, 2013

Data quality and negative business impact stood out as key operator concerns as readers responded to early-2013 CSA reporting.

Getting loaded with the laypeople

| January 16, 2013

"I think if the general public had a better idea of what actually goes on in getting their Oreos to the Kroger, they might just reconsider cutting that truck off in traffic."

Plaintiffs’ written arguments filed in CSA suit

| January 03, 2013

A group of carriers, brokers and other trucking stakeholders filed written arguments in its case against FMCSA alleging agency overreach with its May CSA guidance.

One hauler’s rate benchmark and more on pricing

| December 20, 2012

Two operators share views on methods toward boosting rates to profitable levels -- one offering a perspective in favor of price re-regulation.

Schedule down the rabbit hole

| November 28, 2012

Wendy Parker on detention: "What kind of idiot arrives at a warehouse and expects people to unload their truck? (This is thinly veiled sarcasm. OK, completely unveiled sarcasm.)"

Modest proposal: $65/hour, fair detention rate to protect small biz

| November 27, 2012

A reader sees a need for mandatory detention pay to protect the small business trucking life from the continuing encroachment of big-business competition and government regulation in the form of tightening hours and EOBRs.

Making the most of idle time with uncompensated detention solutions

| November 07, 2012

Readers voices views on the issue of uncompensated detention time at shipper and receiver facilities, an agreed-upon top problem for driver and owner-operators today.

Monday round-up: Twisted traffic light, missing person, CSA No. 1 concern

| November 05, 2012

Imagine pulling up to a 75-signal traffic light -- would you ignore it? And: CSA is increasingly under fire from the industry, more on a missing Oklahoma teenager.

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