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.
"George says Larry is a figment of my imagination, but I'm pretty sure I don't shop for anti-fungal socks and beanie weenies online, unless I do it in my sleep, and, well, that's another story...."
"Given how easy it is to get over the legal blood-alcohol limit for driving, it was only a matter of time before someone took the personal-breathalyzer concept to the phone..."
"I think riding in a big truck for a day should be part of every driver's education class given. These kids need to have the view I do for a day..."
Details of three more smartphone apps -- CHRW Trucks, BulkLoadsNow, and Fikes' Logistics' custom app -- for finding freight in your pocket.
A new feature from Getloaded.com enables load searches to be saved and set up to email operators when new loads are posted.
There is still no substitute for what the CB does well, illustrated by a recent coordinated rolling roadblock that resulted in an abducted child's rescue.
Minimizer's new mobile-friendly tool offers users a streamlined experience on mobile phone browsers.
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