Tag: jerry boyd
Govt. shutdown ripples out — though not toward military freight
And leased owner-op Jerry Boyd’s somewhat sanguine view on the year just ended, at odds with some independents running spot freight: “Everywhere you went,” Boyd said, “you could get a load of freight [with a good rate] – I’ve never seen it like that, just unload and reload.” …
January 16, 2019
Monday news-flash round-up: Inspector enjoys job, moose in Yukon loves Tennessee football
Is the reality that a truck-enforcement-dedicated trooper actually enjoys the interaction-with-truckers aspect of his job truly headline worthy? And: a couple shots along the way to Alaska with owner-op Jerry Boyd and his partner haulers on a military load.
April 23, 2018
New purchase: Trucking under warranty until retirement
Jerry Boyd, leased to Bennett Motor Express, last month was on the verge of trading his 2016 ProStar for a new truck to close his trucking career under a five-year 500,000-mile warranty.
April 9, 2018
Electronic Logging Devices
ELD headaches: Dealing with technical glitches and other equipment issues
Much has been made about the operational challenges of running under more rigid hours with an electronic log. Now, three months into the mandate, some truckers new to e-logs are experiencing technical malfunctions that jeopardize compliance.
March 27, 2018
Making the most of an Alaska plate
A visit with owner-operator Jerry Boyd, whose 2016 Prostar has something on its front that you don’t see very often in the Southeast, an Alaska plate under its apportioned plate, following a memorable far-north run back last June. Boyd may well get to use it again before the registration runs out …
March 9, 2018
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