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Where the money goes

What's left for you If you take home much less than 36 percent of your revenue, examine your records. Chances are costs are out...

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Out of business

PM guidelines are offered by the Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations: (703) 838-1763 or ...

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Book: U.S. mistakes in Iraq have been fatal to truckers

Fatal mismanagement of civilian truckers - "the unsung heroes of the war" - is charged in the new book Blood Money: Wasted Billions, L...

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Blessing in disguise?

Truckers often ask: "If there's really a driver shortage, why are the shelves at Wal-Mart fully stocked?" Good question. For many sh...

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Are we safe?

New studies shed light on how drivers are using the hours of service rule, but offer little proof that the changes made in the name of s...

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What is the craziest thing you ever heard over the CB?

SHEILLA PIERCE McGregor, Texas Mesilla Valley Transportation "Crazy directions." LEROY MARKS St. Louis Dancy ...

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Fair surcharge? Go figure

Fuel Surcharge as a percentage Even when a fuel surcharge is figured as a percent of gross revenue, you can still convert it to ...

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Fuel’s gold

As pump prices climb, savvy owner-operators must do everything they can to cut costs. As pump prices climb, savvy own...

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News from the fleets

WARD SWITCHES TO PRACTICAL MILES Ward Truckload Express now pays drivers by practical miles rather than short miles, resulting ...

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New products

STRATOSPHERE LINE EXPANDED Western Star's Stratosphere sleeper line now includes 40- and 54-inch models as well as an 82-inch U...

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