Best of GATS: Pride & Polish champs, Most Beautiful crowning, biz strategy, software highlight 2014 show
The 2014 Great American Trucking Show was held last week and hosted the country's most prestigious show truck competition, equipment displays, educational seminars for owner-operators, live entertainment and more. Here's a rundown of some highlights.
Federal appeals court deems FedEx drivers employees, not contractors in latest ‘classification’ case
A federal appeals court ruled this week that certain FedEx Ground drivers were wrongly classified as independent contractors and should have been classified as employees of the company.
A federal appeals court in New York this week ruled this month that carriers who lease trucks to drivers can be held liable for the actions of those drivers and are not protected by the Graves Amendment.
You’ve heard the old axiom: “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Many owner-operators seem to follow that rule, but don’t get caught up in that mindset: It’s so much more economical to maintain an engine ...
The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel hit its lowest point since the week ended July 1, 2013, after falling 1.4 cents in the week ended Aug. 25 to $3.821. The price of diesel has now fallen eight straight weeks, dating back to the week ended July 7.
IdleAir announced at the Great American Trucking Show last week it now operates five dedicated facilities with single terminals in conjunction with C.R. england, Con-way Truckload, CalArk, Werner Enterprises and TSA/Panamex. The truck stop electrification service ...
In this podcast audio from the GATS Partners in Business seminar, Rutherford explores the difference between detail-heavy business tactics and what many owner-operators clearly need: defined goals and mission that amount to clear strategy.
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