December 1, 2015 - Industry News
Truckload and logistics provider Werner Enterprises is increasing pay for its 48-state solo-van company drivers, effective Jan. 1, 2016, the company has announced.
Tags: Werner Enterprises, Owner-Operators, Truckload, Driver Pay
November 10, 2015 - Industry News
Transportation and logistics provider, Werner Enterprises, announced the largest owner-operator per-mile increase in pay in company history.
Tags: Driver Shortage, Werner Enterprises, Owner-Operators, Driver Pay
October 15, 2015 - Industry News
California owner-operators can earn substantially more than company drivers in the Golden State, per a new study released by the California Trucking Association.
Tags: Port Trucking, Owner-Operators, California
September 8, 2015 - Industry News
Volvo’s latest episode of its Welcome to My Cab video series features a husband and wife owner-operator team and their custom Volvo VNL 730.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Video Series, Owner-Operators
September 1, 2015 - Industry News
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association is welcoming back Laura O’Neill-Kaumo to its Washington D.C. office as director of government affairs and counsel.
Tags: OOIDA, People, Owner-Operators
July 9, 2015 - Industry News
Expedite Expo 2015 is a trade show focused on the expedited trucking industry set to take place July 24-25 in Wilmington, Ohio.
Tags: Detroit Diesel, TravelCenters of America, Events, Owner-Operators
April 27, 2015 - Industry News
A legal challenge of the Environmental Protection Agency's greenhouse gas emissions standards for heavy-duty trucks has failed after an appeals court found the California trucking groups that had filed suit lacked standing.
Tags: California, EPA, GHG emissions, Owner-Operators, Litigation, California Construction Trucking Association
November 18, 2014 - Industry News
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association is asking its members to “take the pledge” referring to the Trucking Moves America Forward campaign to promote positive values in trucking.
Tags: OOIDA, Owner-Operators, Trucking Moves America Forward
November 4, 2014 - Industry News
Forward Air Corp’s. motor carrier subsidiary, FAF Inc., is raising owner-operator pay effective Jan 4. The contractual base rate will increase by 10 cents per mile for team less-than-truckload and truckload express service, while rates for solo truckload express drivers will increase by 6 cents per mile.
Tags: Owner-Operators, Forward Air, Driver Pay
September 17, 2014 - Industry News
CEVA Ground announced increased rates for its owner-operator independent drivers operating in the U.S.
Tags: CEVA, Owner-Operators, Driver Pay
September 9, 2014 - Industry News
UPDATED -- Due to litigation and upcoming settlements, one trucking operation is abandoning its owner-operator business model in California.
Tags: Drivers, California, Intermodal, Ports, Owner-Operators, Litigation, Hub Group
September 2, 2014 - Industry News
Celadon Trucking Services has ordered tractors for its new flatbed fleet which it acquired earlier this summer.
Tags: Celadon Trucking Services, Flatbeds, Owner-Operators, Indiana
August 25, 2014 - Industry News
What one media outlet calls a “landmark decision” by a federal court pushes aside a nearly decade-long federal protection for vehicle leasing companies. It's expected to affect trucking companies whose owner-operators are involved in accidents when certain leasing arrangements are used.
Tags: Accidents, Liability, Drivers, New York, Litigation, Leasing, Owner-Operators
August 18, 2014 - Industry News
Federal truck safety regulations are venturing into new territory with a proposal to protect drivers from coercion, igniting concerns among shippers and others about how the rule will affect them.
Tags: FMCSA, Driver Coercion, Drivers, Regulations, ATA, TIA, OOIDA, Shippers, NITL, Brokers, Owner-Operators
July 28, 2014 - Industry News
Landstar System's newest facility for its owner-operators is expected to be the most-visited field location.
Tags: Landstar System, Driver Training, Owner-Operators
June 25, 2014 - Industry News
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a petition by the trucking company Swift Transportation to review a lower court ruling against the company involving independent contractor driver leases.
Tags: Drivers, Owner-Operators, Litigation, Swift Transportation
June 24, 2014 - Industry News
A group of a dozen owner-operators is challenging the call of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association for resignation of the top federal truck safety official.
“Most of us are members of OOIDA and we respectfully disagree with our leadership on this issue,” the group said in a letter to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.
Tags: OOIDA, Anne Ferro, Owner-Operators, FMCSA, Drivers, Regulations
June 19, 2014 - Industry News
It has increased pay to 50 cents per mile or 29% of the freight revenue, for those with at least two years experience, according to a release, along with offering a $3,000 sign-on bonus for experienced drivers.
Tags: Owner-Operators, Driver Pay
June 18, 2014 - Industry News
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association said Tuesday that longtime trucker and owner-operator Scott Grenerth has joined OOIDA as Director of Regulatory Affairs.
Tags: Drivers, Regulations, Truck Drivers, OOIDA, Owner-Operators
June 9, 2014 - Industry News
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association and the trucking company C.R. England have reached a settlement in a case regarding compliance with federal regulations governing the leasing relationship between motor carriers and truck owner-operators.
Tags: C.R. England, OOIDA, Owner-Operators, Litigation
June 5, 2014 - Industry News
The increase brings the loaded mileage rate up 4¢ per mile to $1.00 per mile, and the deadhead rate up 1¢ per mile to $0.91 per mile, effective July 1.
Tags: Owner-Operators, Dart
May 19, 2014 - Industry News
Bill Rethwisch of Tomah, Wis. captured Best of Show honors with his green and white 2013 Peterbilt 389 at the 32nd Annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition held May 15-17 at zMAX Dragway in Concord, N.C.
Tags: Shell Rotella, Owner-Operators, Shell SuperRigs, Image
May 13, 2014 - Industry News
The 32nd annual Shell Rotella SuperRigs competition beings Thursday and runs through Saturday at the zMAX Dragway, part of Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C.
Tags: North Carolina, Owner-Operators, Shell SuperRigs
May 7, 2014 - Industry News
Omega Integrated Logistics Group, Mount Holly, N.C., announced what it says is the largest sign-on bonus in the trucking industry. We learn more about the fine print.
April 28, 2014 - Industry News
The trucking operation Atlas World Group plans to sign on 200 new owner-operators for its Direct Fleet by the end of the year.
Tags: Atlas Van Lines, Owner-Operators
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