The FBI issued an announcement this week saying it is investigating a scheme in which Canadian business entities are defrauding U.S. companies, including trucking companies.
Among the one-third of owner-operators who say they’ve owned more than one truck at some point, less than half owned more than two.
Used and refurbished parts are catching on as a maintenance alternative for owner-operators due in large part to harsh economic conditions.
Oregon’s Port of Portland narrowly averted a strike Saturday after reaching agreement with its security officers and California’s Port of Oakland resumed operations Nov. 20 after a service worker strike the previous day.
After a brief two-week period of dropping and settling below the $4 mark, the national average diesel price for the week ended Monday Nov. 26 spiked nearly 6 cents.
It’s easy to look at a load board and dream about getting those rates posted and not sharing them with your carrier. It’s another matter entirely to end up making less than you do now because of all of the additional costs.
According to a recent survey of trucking executives, the combination of slow but steady growth in tonnage and fuel price volatility have the industry's mangers in somewhat of a holding pattern, described by GE Capital's quarterly CFO survey as "cautiously optimistic."
Bakersfield, Calif.,-based team Tom and Karen Moore tackle maintenance and personal health with the same resolute temperament.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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