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Commentary: Lessons from an Election
Commentary: Lessons from an Election

December 15, 2016
Editor in chief Deborah Lockridge contemplates the lessons of the volatile 2016 presidential election and what the trucking industry can learn from it.

It's All About People Power for HDT's Truck Fleet Innovators
It's All About People Power for HDT's Truck Fleet Innovators

March 30, 2016
LOUISVILLE, KY — When you think of innovation, you may automatically think of technology. But a panel of HDT’s Truck Fleet Innovators Wednesday revealed...

Commentary: 10 Things to Take Away From the Year of the Driver
Commentary: 10 Things to Take Away From the Year of the Driver

December 11, 2015
With another year behind us, Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge takes a look back at the year of the driver.

The Latest Threat to the Owner-Operator Model
The Latest Threat to the Owner-Operator Model

November 1, 2015
New guidance from the Department of Labor issued in July could pose a threat to the trucking industry's use of owner-operator drivers as independent...

Commentary: Would You Drive for Your Fleet?
Commentary: Would You Drive for Your Fleet?

March 1, 2015
Are you treating your drivers like employees?That may sound like an odd question. Unless you use owner-operators, of course your drivers are employees. But...

Capacity Crunch Changes Relationships Between Carriers, Shippers
Capacity Crunch Changes Relationships Between Carriers, Shippers

September 11, 2014
INDIANAPOLIS -- Partnership. Collaboration. Shipper of Choice. These were the buzzwords at this week's FTR Transportation Conference as truck and rail...

Driver Shortage Moves Beyond Truckload; Worst Yet to Come
Driver Shortage Moves Beyond Truckload; Worst Yet to Come

September 9, 2014
Driver turnover, a problem that has traditionally plagued longhaul, irregular-route truckload fleets, is now affecting every type of fleet in the industry –...

Five Trends Affecting Today's Owner-Operators
Five Trends Affecting Today's Owner-Operators

May 7, 2013
Owner-operators are far from dead, but the population is experiencing some changes, according to Todd Spencer, vice president of the Owner-Operator...

CDL Schools Say Proposed Training Standards Would Make Driver Shortage Worse
CDL Schools Say Proposed Training Standards Would Make Driver Shortage Worse

March 25, 2013
In a Friday "listening session" the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hosted regarding its proposed entry-level driver training stories, truck...