Elisa Reed

Partners in Business: Computers, Mobile Devices and the Internet

Online trucking resources combined with ever-cheaper digital tools can help you work faster, smarter and more profitably.

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31-year trucking vet Glen Horack ‘impresses with professionalism, safety and service’

The Truckload Carriers Association and Overdrive partner annually to name the country's top owner-operator. Three finalists for the 2015 Owner-Operator of the Year were named in January, and Overdrive will be highlighting all three this week. It’s all about trucking for Glen Horack. The resident of Eckland, Mo., has been team-driving for three years with his wife, Karla, typically staying out for 10-12 weeks at a time. In their 2014 Kenworth T680 leased to Prime ...

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2M-miler Thomas Miller uses 2014 to boost health, raise money for cancer fight

For the second straight year, Miller is one of three finalists in Overdrive and TCA’s Owner-Operator of the Year contest. The winner, who will receive $25,000, will be named next week at TCA’s annual convention in Orlando.

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Many hats: Owner-op Bryan Smith active in hometown even after 2.4M OTR miles

For the second straight year, Smith is one of three finalists in Overdrive and TCA's Owner-Operator of the Year contest. He's being recognized for his on-highway safety and his off-highway community involvement.

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Partners in Business: Evaluating Carrier Compensation

In the race to recruit you to their ranks, carriers advertise all sorts of bonuses but often leave out crucial information. To evaluate a carrier’s pay package adequately, it’s important to obtain all relevant information, including accessorial pay items such as rate per hour for detention waiting to load or unload.

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