Tag: davidson trucking
Passing the ‘trucking bug’ down with David Lewis’ 1997 International
Davidson Trucking-leased owner-operator Lewis reveals a trucking passion and hopes to pass the bug down to the next generation. Watch here on Overdrive.
November 3, 2020
Owner-ops voice concerns, fellowship at 10-4 on D.C. on National Mall
Participation in the event this year was down slightly from last year, but the makings of a successful event are well in hand. Participating owner-operators and drivers will be parked on the mall through early Saturday, followed by a convoy back for some R&R at the fairgrounds in Fredericksburg, Va.
October 3, 2019
Shutdown report: Participation estimated, issues raised, tactics debated as April 12 arrives
Participating truckers view any effectiveness of this shutdown as having the potential to demonstrate some unity among drivers, whose voices in regulatory and industry discussions don’t always rise to the top. At once, there’s reason to doubt that numbers are sufficient to make a statement, and others object to anarchic tactics they’ve seen.
April 12, 2019
No. 1 expansion challenge: 6 in 10 readers say it’s finding dependable drivers
For all the differences between a mega-fleet and an expanding one-truck owner-operator, both share a common problem: difficulties finding and keeping dependable drivers.
March 7, 2019
The expansion challenge: Getting started with solid freight relationships
While most owner-operators have considered adding a truck to their business, many never try it, and few have sustained success for years. The challenges are many, but the rewards can be substantial for the right operators with a close eye on new opportunities.
March 4, 2019
Small fleet growth isn’t limited to adding trucks
Small trucking fleets do not have to have more trucks in order to grow as a fleet. They can grow in other ways. See how right here on Overdrive Online.
February 27, 2019
Spot market trend to watch: Potential upsides with the disruption of extreme cold
Last week’s demand indicators for truckers in the spot freight markets retained solid footing in slippery winter weather. This week’s extreme cold has slowed things down, but such situations have a tendency to drive rates up. Watch for the upside as thaws in the Midwest and elsewhere arrive.
January 31, 2019
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