Data analysis use to predict …. driver happiness?

| July 06, 2013

FleetRisk Advisors' predictive analysis engine -- think of it as the Moneyball approach to carrier risk management -- can help carriers reduce turnover, the company says; we've got some ideas on that score, too. . .

Employer mandate in healthcare law delayed until 2015

| July 03, 2013

The mandate included in the 2010 Affordable Care Act law ("Obamacare") that requires employers with more than 50 employees to provide a health insurance coverage to employees has been pushed back a year to 2015.

All three segments post all-time highs as rates surge

| July 02, 2013

Flatbed, reefer and dry van rates all rose to their highest points ever, according to numbers released this week by online loadboard Internet Truckstop.

Fuel taxes change in several states

| July 01, 2013

Several states will see changes to the price of fuel at the pump as new taxes take effect July 1.

Rocky restart for hours rules

| July 01, 2013

The new hours of service rules began being enforced this week, despite resistance and pleas of concern over cost and productivity from drivers and the industry at large.

Carrier survey shows mixed rate, volume outlook

| June 25, 2013

Smaller carriers slightly more pessimistic on volume than large carriers; a majority of all carriers are expecting rate increases over the next year.

CARB mandate: ‘Government working against us’

| June 24, 2013

From raising rates to running in the Golden State no longer, owner-operators sound off on methods of dealing with and impacts real and potential of CARB's powertrain upgrade requirements.

Credit, net income improving for owner-operators

| June 20, 2013

A few sunny spots for owner-operators, and a few tips on increasing the profitability of your operation.

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