Overdrive Extra

3 keys to expansion

Kevin Rutherford | August 05, 2011

Focus on the business model and the day-to-day operations of your trucking company in three major areas.

Separating water vapor from oil

| August 03, 2011

If you have technical trucking questions, let us know. Our equipment editor, John Baxter, will do his best to answer. Here's a recent exchange: Q. Why have people not looked into this device known as the ...

Normal intervals for fluid changes

| July 29, 2011

We’re going to start sharing this Overdrive Extra space with John’s advice to readers who have equipment questions.

Landstar sees “continued strength in revenue per load”

| July 22, 2011

If this week’s earnings report from Landstar Systems is any indication, the rest of the year looks good for owner-operators. “I would characterize the overall second quarter freight environment as a little choppy, but moving in ...

Reports good for factory freight

| July 02, 2011

You might have heard that the stock market just logged its best weekly gain in two years. One major reason was good manufacturing news.

Sharpen your saw, then expand

Kevin Rutherford | July 01, 2011

Every business owner thinks about expansion at one time or another.

The all-time greatest trucking songs

| June 24, 2011

What are the top trucking songs of all time? That’s what we want you to tell us. Senior Editor Todd Dills has been soliciting titles through his Channel 19 blog.

Diamonds in your cab

Kevin Rutherford | June 02, 2011

My job allowed me as much as 12 hours a day to learn via audio materials.

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