Rates reversed a downward trend in late July due primraily to growing volume in flatbed freight, DAT reported.
To many carriers "seem to want to compete this way. And who gets hurt? Drivers, small businesses, people all throughout the industry."
With seasonal and regulatory changes (hours of service) in play, this poll interrogates rate conditions for owner-operators around the nation.
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.
Carriers like Nussbaum Transportation (dry van), Melton Truck Lines (flatbed) and TWT Refrigerated are boosting pay in new ways to attract owner-operators and company drivers.
Gordon Klemp will present the latest trends in compensation for owner-operators and company drivers in this free webinar.
Informal poll results from Overdrive's Facebook fans on the growing trend among owner-operators toward operation in short-haul applications.
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