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Van rates rose in the ‘short’ Labor Day week, reversing recent seasonal falls

The short Labor Day week yielded some positive moves on the spot market around the country; headed into next week, with Hurricane Florence sitting offshore and bearing down on South and North Carolina and surrounding areas, a couple things to keep in mind ...

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An outsider’s perspective helps Isaac Ho navigate the trials of new authority

For owner-operator Ho, the first half of 2018 has been a fast-paced classroom on wheels, from jumping insurance and customer hurdles many new independents face to learning how to define "cheap freight," with little actual help, and using technological aptitude to advantage ....

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Landstar app helps optimize multi-leg runs

The Landstar Maximizer app, available for Android and iOS devices, is designed to help its leased owner-operators optimize revenue on multi-leg runs.

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Blockchain to undergird GoLoad payments

logo for konexial's my20 goload

GoLoad is provided as an optional service to Konexial’s My20 ELD, dynamically matching drivers with extra hours and capacity with available loads from shippers. Shippers and carriers utilizing the platform agree to dynamic fuel pricing based on current prices, $200 an hour for detention beyond 90 minutes, and prompt load payment on POD.

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TruckersEdge load board updated

The new TruckersEdge incorporates the latest search technologies used by the leading web browsers, with auto-populated fields personalized to fit any user's needs -- and more updates.

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Brian Hardman, broker of Fulmer Logistics: ‘Load boards are a gamble, for me and for carriers’

And more from Hardman, whose two decades as a broker follow time driving OTR, among other things. His business, built on close relationships with a core team of owner-operators, is the focus of the second installment in "Long Haul Paul" Marhoefer's "Faces of the Road" series.

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Hwy Pro web portal offers dispatch, business services

Coming to a smartphone near you is the Hwy Pro business process technology outsourcing app, which has already launched as a web portal -- optimized for mobile devices -- that gives participating owner-operators access to loads, invoicing and payment services.

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AscendTMS software free to DAT carrier users

Dispatch tools, rate indices, access to factoring, full load board functionality and more are available to current DAT TruckersEdge, Express and Power users via the AscendTMS operations-management software and its integration with DAT.

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Truckloads opens up carrier visibility to brokers

Brokers that post freight on Trucker Path's Truckloads platform can now search for verified carriers who could be a match to haul a load based on location, equipment type and the carrier's safety rating.

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Vans, flats in good demand — and improving — on the spot market

Conditions continue to improve for many truckers in the spot market in many areas around the country. In this week's update, the flatbed Hot States map is about as hot as we've ever seen it. Rates and volumes did retreat, however, in some areas,

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