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Ryder introduces loyalty program for truck renters

| November 24, 2014

Ryder System recently announced it is instituting a new customer loyalty program for its rental customers, who will now earn points for renting trucks from the company. To participate, customers need to sign up at RyderRedZone.com. Participants ...

POLL: What’s your cost per mile?

| November 24, 2014

Operating costs can vary widely, depending on truck and freight size and weight, regions of operation, routes and many other variables. What's been your cost per mile most recently?

POLL: Which of these industry concerns is most important?

| October 08, 2014

Following the release of the American Transportation Research Institute's critical issues report, this poll probes Overdrive readers' own prioritization of ATRI's top ten carrier concerns.

Class of FedEx Ground independent contractors deemed employees in Kansas Supreme Court

| October 07, 2014

FedEx response to the ruling expressed commitment to protect "the rights of thousands of independent business owners to continue owning and operating their own businesses."

Getting the best rates: Two approaches

| October 03, 2014

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

Establishing broker relationships: Beyond the rate

| October 01, 2014

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

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