Todd Dills

‘Haul it for free?’: Readers sound off on recent hours study

Wisecracks and ideas on rates following the recent UT Global Supply Chain Institute's study on the new hours of service's economic impact, which noted companies along the supply chain should focus on efficiency rather than raise rates/pass along costs...

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New shipper-carrier connection tool

The Go By Truck online freight management application bills itself as "automated freight brokering" -- the company also offers a referral-bonus program for any user of the system.

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Donated Mack mixer auctioned

Mack Trucks donated this 2014 Mack Granite to the Concrete Industry Management Auction taking place Jan. 22 during the 2014 World of Concrete show in Las Vegas.

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Cancer-awareness advocacy from GA small fleet; Long Haul Survivor update

Junior Pippin Trucking profiled in Georgia local newspaper -- while the Long Haul Survivor raffle rig to benefit cancer research keeps trucking on its yearlong mission. Final drawing is in May in Iowa.

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Owner-operators show business optimism for 2014

Results of polling on 2014 business outlook shows generally optimistic views from the majority of respondents relative to the past year.

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Study says 6×2 axles average 2.5 percent better fuel mileage

The analysis of existing data -- with some new track tests -- by the North American Council for Freight Efficiency showed an average payback time of 20 months given fuel-efficiency gains.

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Log-haul ‘pride and joy’ KW W900

This Kenworth is a regular at local parades since Byrd Trucking purchased it to haul logs, one of two similarly spec'd 2013 KWs they've now got on the road in Florida.

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Jerry Beaudoin’s Triple One: 2007 Peterbilt 379

Jerry Beaudoin says he started his SRS National 10-truck fleet to back up his 'disease for chrome.'

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Driver Bettina Cameron ‘Losing It’, New Entrant test backgrounder

Driver Cameron's new Facebook page is dedicated to sharing her story -- she's lost 75 pounds while driving over-the-road in just a year -- to inspire others. Also: More on the New Entrant testing rulemaking under way.

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Readers mixed on wide-single tires

Point of view on wide single tires to replace duals on drive and trailer axles is all over the map, as evidenced by a recent discussion here on OverdriveOnline.com and Facebook.

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