Standard live weight tool making bulk life easier

| April 11, 2012

On-board scale manufacturer Air-Weigh’s QuickLoad Trailer Scale now comes standard on all Sidump’r trailers, says Sidump’r General Manager Jennifer Koepke. “It’s a major customer benefit, providing protection from overweight citations, improving productivity and, at the ...

Advice from a rookie expediter

| April 11, 2012

We met today a married couple who attended a workshop we gave last year. Now they are in the business and have advice of their own to share.

Working to remain positive in negative circumstances

| April 10, 2012

No freight yet again today. It is taking more effort to keep those negative thoughts at bay.

FMCSA close to finalizing medical registry rule

| April 10, 2012

Industry sources say that FMCSA is working on a rule to establish a national registry of FMCSA-certified medical examiners.

‘Even the look of the rigs has changed’

| April 10, 2012

The LA Times takes notice of and reports on modern tactics for improving fuel economy in trucks.

Owner-operators’ road trip guide from Atlas

| April 10, 2012

Atlas Van Lines' King of the Road operator survey, conducted earlier this year, garnered close to a couple hundred responses to questions running the gamut of operational details and preferences for various businesses delivering services ...

We’re caught in a freight black hole

| April 09, 2012

Finding no freight to haul yet again, we are deadheading east to improve our prospects.

Some L.A. port truckers voting for union representation

| April 09, 2012

Employee unions can be tools toward giving workers a stronger basis in decisions regarding their collective interests, just as small-business associations can help to give collective voice to small business interests. Where the line between ...

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