News

Dollars and Sense: Expect more pain before any gain

I predict some pickup in freight and rates in this fourth quarter, but the real upward climb will not begin until the second quarter of 2010.

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Hard financial choices

Buy a truck or lease it? Few owner-operators lease a truck. All things being equal over enough years, buying leaves you with more in y...

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Speakout – September 2009

'No Apology' made for setting standard In response to your column on how owner-operators can survive recessions (Pulse, June 2009...

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Seven decades

For many an owner-operator, the dream rig has been a Peterbilt. It's evident on the highway, where more than a quarter of owner-operator truc...

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Pulse – September 2009

One irritant for professional drivers is being treated like some air-headed teenager with a new driver's license. After all, you've been tra...

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Online

Custom Rigs gets its own makeover Just like the custom rigs it covers in print, Custom Rigs' website, www.CustomRigsMag.com, has rece...

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MarketPlace

Stainless bumper Hendrickson Bumper and Trim's Aero Clad bumper with air dam fits 2003 and newer Volvo VNL on-highway trucks. It'...

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LogBook

Freight stabilizes as overcapacity lingers Freight levels have stopped shrinking and the recession may be coming to an end, analysts t...

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Dollars & Sense – September 2009

Many economic indicators show the economy may have hit bottom during the summer. Most analysts seem to agree. However, history shows that ...

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Fleet Focus – September 2009

Dart Transit, Lisa Motor Lines name Contractors of the Year Al Beck, Randy House and Harvey Zander were named 2008 Contractors of the ...

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