Transport America

Transport America invests in OEM-built exercise system

| October 14, 2013

The Minnesota-based fleet outfitted 200 of its tractors with Freightliner's in-cab exercise system, the FIT System.

Who’s keeping score: Carrier use of driver-ranking tools

| February 15, 2013

The final installment in our investigation of third-party driver-scorecard services details carrier practices using the tools to rank current and/or prospective drivers in the perspective of CSA.

Payday

Max Kvidera | October 01, 2011

Carriers chase after a diminished pool of owner-operator candidates with higher pay, bonuses and more compensation options.

Transport America wins top award

| August 29, 2011

Transport America is the winner of the award for Top Truckload Dry Freight Provider in Logistics Management magazine’s 2011 Quest for Quality series. The award was given based on categories of performance, value, information technology, ...

Koch & Sons driver’s adventure at Minn. driving championships

| August 12, 2011

Driver John Borman and I haven't met in person, but via the monthly photo contests I help host for Truckers News and, before that, our monthly featured photo from the magazine's Flickr.com photo-sharing group, I've ...

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | August 05, 2011

Driver data could go public, U.S. and Mexico sign trucking deal, broker regulatory bill reintroduced and other industry news items are featured.

Carriers dangle incentives for owners

| July 21, 2011

Over the last year, several carriers have increased per-mile and fuel rates, posted bonuses and reduced truck-lease payments.

Logbook

Overdrive Staff | July 01, 2011

Owner-operator pay to rise, researcher trashes hour studies, Shell selects SuperRigs trucks, groups push for safer trucks and many more industry news items are featured.

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