The average marginal cost per mile for 2011 was $1.71, the highest of the four years studied.
Online opportunities join old-school methods as ways for independents to build a reputation and draw clients.
FTR Associates' Trucking Conditions Index for June continued its downward trend, declining a half point from May to a reading of 4.5.
Trucking fleet bankruptcy report shows some semblance of stability for trucking companies.
The Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation's monthly index has risen for the fourth consecutive month.
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