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Locked Out of the Dream

Leased owner-operators face threat in battle over independent contractor classification- by Todd Dills and Max Kvidera W...

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The Road Ahead

The economic woes of 2008 have burdened the trucking industry into 2009. Some say relief is on its way, but how long will it take? A...

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1st-quarter numbers

a href="http://www.successfulexpediters.com/madsen/madsen_home_page.htm"img id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5324918193966143394" style="FLOAT: right; MARGIN: 0px 0px 10px 10px; WIDTH: 320px; CURSOR: hand; HEIGHT: 245px" alt="" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_ez6JTnOl_tQ/SeXo4oFd16I/AAAAAAAAAQs/CCtDY2k15ew/s320/madsens_with_truck.jpg" border="0" //aA down-and-dirty perspective on the freight slowdown a href="http://www.successfulexpediters.com/madsen/madsen_blog.htm#first_q_numbers"here/a from blogger and expedited (Fed-Ex White Glove Services) owner-operator Phil Madsen, part of a team with his wife, Diane (both pictured, with their truck). They hauled 25 percent fewer loads for a gross revenue down 25 percent in the first quarter of this year, Madsen writes. "In ...

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FLEET INSIDER | Salutes

Ruan Honors Million-Milers Ruan Transport Corporation recently honored a group of drivers by awarding them with the Ruan Million Mile ...

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Border Wars

Abruptly ending trucking program leaves U.S. vulnerable to retaliation The Bush administration's controversial cross-bo...

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Opinions

Help Us Be Healthy Now more than ever I see the industry placing more focus on the health of the driver. Being one of the unhealthiest...

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Adios, Cross-Border Trucking

Omnibus spending bill contains provision to end demonstration program The omnibus appropriations bill, which at press ti...

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Shining Star

Attention-demanding LoneStar gives strong performance on road to Super Bowl By Paul Hartley Heavy truck drive tests are usual...

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Not So Unconventional

Synthetic engine oils offer numerous advantages that could save you money By John Baxter If you're thinking about making...

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From Head to Toe

Wearing the proper personal protective gear can save you pain, time and money By Misty Bell An old song goes, "Head an...

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