Tag: scott jordan
Hours of service proposal could come by end of March
Signs point to a decision on whether to move forward with hours change from FMCSA sooner than later — by Spring, regulators said during a call with owner-operators put together by Scott Reed and Scott Jordan of the Independent Carrier Group covering hours, the ELD mandate and exemptions, training and enforcement topics.
December 6, 2018
Independent dispatch providers offer tech, relationship hands in spot negotiations
Learn how owner-operators can utilize independent dispatch providers in spot market negotiations here on Overdrive.
October 10, 2018
Monday round-up: MATS hours session descends to chaos, truckers plan D.C. return
Chaos mars a Mid-America hours of service seminar conducted by FMCSA as anti-regulatory emotion boils over; and some of those participating, among others, plan to return to D.C. for demonstrations beginning April 9.
March 26, 2018
Introducing the Parkers’ Coronado — and rat — retooled; and more scenes from MATS
George and Wendy Parker’s 2004 Freightliner Coronado debuts after 4 State Trucks’ treatment, scenes from the active Pavilion, outtakes from seminars on trucking for profit, music and more scenes from MATS 2018.
March 23, 2018
Profit — what this trucking thing is all about: A new, simple freight-bid calculator app
In the latest Overdrive Radio podcast, small fleet owner Scott Jordan intros the ICG ProfitCalc app for Android/iOS, a freight bidding app that allows users to input their own annual cost projections as a benchmark for load-by-load rate calculations, per-mile and per-hour, to ensure a chosen profit margin.
January 25, 2018
Electronic Logging Devices
Group of D.C. demonstrators parks up near the White House
Twenty-nine bobtail trucks staged in the wee hours on Constitution Avenue between the Washington Monument and the White House today in an attempt to garner the attention of the President on the electronic logging device mandate.
October 6, 2017
From the scene in D.C. and around the country as grassroots groups press against the ELD mandate
This week’s Overdrive Radio podcast: Anti-ELD demonstrators in D.C. met with officials at FMCSA offices Thursday after spending Wednesday spread across the city in small groups. Tony Justice on tactics. A sampling of calls from around the country about events this week.
October 5, 2017
Electronic Logging Devices
Owner-op Scott Jordan bags Harley-Davidson in giveaway
Scott Jordan of Peculiar, Mo., uses the KeepTruckin logbook app but not its ELD upgrade intended to satisfy FMCSA’s mandate requirement. Jordan’s nonetheless happily surprised to be the new owner of a Harley-Davison KeepTrucking and Comdata gave away at GATS.
August 26, 2017
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