team drivers

There’s a lizard in the truck

Teams: What have you learned about yourself from your on-the-truck partners? As for Wendy -- that she talks about monsters while sleeping, hums while eating and ... "Sometimes, learning things about yourself on the road is hard."

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Recruiting challenges as the small fleet grows: Three cases

What August, Ga.-based Cadle Trucking, Missouri's Fleenor Bros. hazmat hauler and the Percy Transportation company out of Mt. Prospect, Ill., have done in their respective operations to attract drivers to their operations amid growing pains.

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How Covenant relies on teams for its edge

The company has about 900 teams and 375 solo drivers. About 90 of the trucks are owner-operated. For hazmat-certified owner-operators, the team opportunities include 100 percent no-touch freight, $1.03 per mile, a safety bonus, a $1,000 monthly bonus to each team that runs 15,000 miles, and other benefits.

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What part of the new hours rule will most affect you?

The enforcement date for the new hours of service rules is July 1, 2013. Will the new mandated breaks, restart restrictions, and on-duty definitions have a significant impact on your business?

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More O/O challenges: Image, health, parking…

After primary reporting on owner-operators' top five challenges, sources offer their personal sixth -- from parking, training standards and health to driver image and industry unity to influence public opinion and regulatory direction.

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CRST offers new service

A new Temperature Controlled Team Service begins today as a CRST Expedited division, the Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based carrier CRST International Inc. announced. The service will rely on team drivers. The temperature controlled transportation method cuts down delivery time from about five and a half days with a single driver to less than 60 hours with team drivers. CRST drivers and equipment, including new Thermo King Refrigerated units and insulated Utility Trailers, are being used in the ...

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Team drivers named TCA Highway Angels

Dave Woodman and Tony Rheault of N. Yanke Transfer have been named TCA Highway Angels for their help at the scene of a serious accident.

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Team drivers offered sign-on bonus

Experienced teams hired before Sept. 30 can sign on with a $10,000 bonus, Schneider National Inc. announced. The sign-on offered by the carrier based in Green Bay, Wis., is $5,000 per team driver. Schneider team drivers can earn 6 cents per mile more than solo drivers, have priority dispatch and have 99 percent no-touch freight, said Schneider National Vice President Mike Hinz. Although ineligible for the sign-on bonus, solo drivers seeking to team drive can receive help ...

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