Per-mile spot market rates in all three segments spiked in December, according to loadboard Internet Truckstop, closing a year in which rates surged to all-time highs and continually saw strong year over year gains.
Transport Capital Partners' fourth-quarter industry survey showed 43 percent of carriers large and small felt they would be able to renegotiate detention in contracts with customers in the next quarter.
The national average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel jumped three cents in the week ended Dec. 30 to $3.903 — within a penny of where the price averaged at the beginning of 2013 — according to the EIA.
Overdrive columnist Kevin Rutherford, speaking at Overdrive's Partners in Business seminar, tells owner-operators how they can improve their business and personal lives by setting goals.
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In the first of two parts, Overdrive columnist and trucking radio host Kevin Rutherford tells owner-operators how establishing tactics and strategies can help them improve their businesses and their personal lives.
Pitt Power's Bruce Mallinson gives pointers as to when and why you should change your engine's damper.
What are some steps you can take to prevent becoming a victim of cargo theft? And how should you react if you think you're being tailed? Here are five things you can do to protect yourself and your load.
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