Love’s joins industry image campaign

| May 07, 2014

Love's and newly minted industry image campaign Trucking Moves America Forward have joined in a partnership. This comes days after TMAF shared it had raised more than a $500,000 since its March launch. The partnership kicked off ...

Crete, Epes named Most Valuable Employers for veterans, former military members

| May 06, 2014

Crete Carrier Corporation and Epes Transportation have been named 2014 Most Valuable Employer for Military by CivilianJobs.com.

Flatbed booms as rates stay strong in April

| May 06, 2014

Flatbed rates soared again in April, setting another high. And although reefer and dry van rates fell off a bit, both are still near all-time highs.

Teamsters back cutting Swift CEO voting power with stock structure changes

| May 06, 2014

The Teamsters union is pushing a plan to change Swift Transportation's dual-class stock structure in order to give stockholders equal voting power. The company's annual stockholder meeting will be held May 8.

How owner-operators connect: Mobile highlights devices, access points

| May 06, 2014

Owner-operator smartphone users overwhelmingly access the Web daily, with more than 75 percent saying they access every day and more than 20 percent saying they’re constantly connected to the Web, according to Overdrive’s 2014 Connectivity Study.

Diesel price stumbles, could start expected summer decline

| May 05, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell in the week ended May 5 1.1 cents to $3.964, ending the latest string of increases at just two weeks, according to the Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration.

Overdrive Company Driver of the Year presented with pickup

| May 05, 2014

Jack Fielding last week was presented with the 2013 Ram 2500 he won as 2013 Driver of the Year in the contest produced by the Truckload Carriers Association and Overdrive.

Cargo theft incidents drop, value rises as food, home loads remain hot targets

| May 05, 2014

In the first three months of the year, 206 cargo thefts were reported in the U.S. with an average value per load of $207,982, according to FreightWatch International's quarterly theft report. Here's a breakdown of the type and location of loads stolen.

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