Among the many challenges owner-operators face, perhaps the biggest is choosing exactly how to adapt to industry change to remain competitive and profitabile.
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.
Reports from operators show roughly a 30 percent rise in new-tractor pricing between 2006 and 2012 model years. Find out how operators are reacting to that rise -- and some advice -- in supplementary reporting ...
Rates aren’t exactly keeping up with the level of cost increase for equipment, a trend owner-operators have felt hard in the last several years.
Supplementing reporting on the No. 4 top owner-operator challenge -- freight rates -- here find an update on the state of pay and further anecdotes, information and perspective from trusted sources.
Based on a survey and Overdrive social media channels, owner-operator challenge No. 4 is low freight rates. Here find partial solutions from owner-operators, fleet representatives and others.
Following our quiz of readers about what they saw as the No. 1 problem for owner-operators, here’s a closer look at challenge No. 3 of the top five, Uncompensated and excessive detention time, with partial ...
Using a survey and our social media channels, we quizzed readers about what they saw as the No. 1 problem for owner-operators. Here’s a closer look at challenge No. 2 of the top five, Hours ...
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