Part 1 in a two-part length-of-haul analysis presents owner-operator advantages/disadvantages of the trucking trend to shorter haul length in reefer and dry van segment.
While industry analysts say rising owner-operator compensation for both leased drivers and independents is on a slow rise, anecdotal reports and some polls suggest otherwise.
Those of you who’ve been in the business for even 10 years know that a lot has changed.
Carriers test the waters with new owner-operator models to dodge worker classification problems.
Carriers chase after a diminished pool of owner-operator candidates with higher pay, bonuses and more compensation options.
The important thing is that the owner-operator has come into his own as a legitimate self-employed business owner able to deal with such opposition.
ATBS has acquired Mark Swanson and his accounting firm.
Bluegrass band The Grascals will open for Houser at the Great American Trucking Show.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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