Tag: no turning back
‘Contactless’ load and unload on the rise, but far from universal for owner-operators
It's far from universal for owner-operators, yet replacement of paper BOLs with electronic versions has hit trucking mainstream thanks to COVID-19.
December 10, 2020
Volatile year shows growing pains of in-app freight pricing, value of negotiation
Rate extremities brought on by COVID-19 have accelerated trends in increasing utility of brokers' mobile freight engines, with an explosion of new entrants.
November 25, 2020
No Turning Back: New era for direct freight
Contract innovations are emerging due to COVID-19 economic turmoil and are translating to long-term opportunities for the smallest truckers. More on Overdrive.
November 18, 2020
Welcome to the ‘deckplate diner,’ can I take your order?
As the coronavirus continues to impact daily life, truck drivers note that truck stop food-service patterns have shifted most during their stops. More here.
October 22, 2020
Continuing proliferation of self-serve mobile tech reducing in-person contact at truck stops
As the coronavirus continues proliferating, drivers and truck stop operators are minimizing contact with more tech-based innovations. Details here on Overdrive.
October 22, 2020
Truck stops see enduring shifts in food, other services in pandemic’s wake
Even with some reduced capacity dine-in options returning, a change in customer behavior is likely to continue well beyond the duration of the coronavirus.
October 21, 2020
Associations’ telemeds slow to gain traction
NASTC president David Owen believes a small carrier offering an affordable telehealth benefit could be a “no-brainer" for over-the-road fleets. Read more here.
September 21, 2020
A shot in the arm: Pandemic has brought more, and often lower-cost, telehealth options
Telehealth options for non-emergency needs are quickly becoming the norm for routine health care for owner-operators. Read more on Overdrive.
September 17, 2020
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