Overdrive Extra

The reality of ‘passing costs to customers’

| January 29, 2014

The challenge to the shipper and carrier, whether it’s a solo operation or Walmart or Schneider National, is not to wait for the turbulence of changing costs and then respond, but to be constantly examining costs.

Changing Gear: Updates from Phillips, Prestone Command, Luber-finer, Donaldson

| January 29, 2014

Phillips reaches out to smart device users, Prestone Command releases a free white paper and more.

Taking no chances with flatbed coil securementImage Gallery

| January 28, 2014

In a video, WTI Transport Safety Instructor Gene Sims demonstrates the conservative coil securement methods he teaches.

Tell us something we don’t know!

| January 23, 2014

A letter writer wants to be reminded to get healthy -- Carolyn: "Done and done..."

Changing Gear: Updates from Mack, Navistar, Luber-finer

| January 21, 2014

Mack Trucks says it's shooting for a little more stopping power and performance by announcing that that Meritor EX+ Air Disc Brakes now are available for order on its Granite, TerraPro and Titan by Mack ...

The best credit card for your financial need

| January 14, 2014

These credit cards, ranked the best in cash back and other categories, would interest many owner-operators.

Changing Gear: Updates from Navistar, Mobile Awareness, Hogebuilt, Hadley, Mahle

| January 13, 2014

If you’ve ever dreamed of having a new truck built just for you with all the bells and whistles you’ve ever dreamed about, here’s your chance.

Yeehaw! The best and worst license plates and slogans

| January 07, 2014

A Western state can boast having motorists' favorite license tag, and a Southern state is No. 1 for slogan.

About Overdrive Extra

Overdrive Extra is a continuing blog on a wide-range of trucking-related topics brought to you by various Overdrive editors.

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