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Getting the best rates: Two approaches

| October 01, 2014

Owner-operators Rico Muhammad and Chad Boblett share Tortoise-and-Hare approaches to using data toward commanding better rates.

Riding the spot market boom

| October 01, 2014

Higher than typical volumes on the spot market coupled with tight trucking capacity are improving the rate landscape. Independents: Identify high-demand freight situations and negotiate for top dollar.

Hard realities of ‘passing costs to customers’

| September 25, 2014

Report: Higher driver pay, more expensive equipment drive up trucking costs

| September 24, 2014

The average cost per mile for fleets rose 5 cents a mile in 2013 to $1.68. Retention and recruiting efforts by fleets to mitigate a perceived driver shortage, including wage increases for drivers, are what ...

Be your own boss: Running under your own authority

| September 17, 2014

Apex’ authority start-up service

| August 22, 2014

The Apex Capital Startup Program adds to its newly minted load board for clients and other benefits the factoring company offers to customers

Breaking free: History of the owner-operator in trucking

| July 28, 2014

Hotels4Truckers.com updated

| July 16, 2014

Company head and former driver Daniel Fuller reports the Hotels4Truckers.com update Overdrive reported on in this story is now live. With the update, the website, offering discounts to drivers on hotel booking as well as verified ...

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