An Overdrive survey shows between 50 and 70 percent of respondents threatening to exit the industry over the electronic-log mandate -- the highest percentages are among independents/small fleets.
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.
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