Commentary: Four Lessons to Learn From 2015
January 8, 2016
We’ve all heard the saying, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” It’s one to take to heart looking back at 2015.
Commentary: What Economic Indicators Tell Us About Shifting Freight Trends
December 21, 2015
Recent reports on freight movements, shipper spending and even the spot market can be downright confusing if you’re trying to figure what’s happening to the...
What Happens to Trucking When Interest Rates (Finally) Rise?
October 15, 2015
One day the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates – perhaps as early as this fall. But what will this mean for trucking?
Commentary: Regulatory Drag and the Driver Shortage
August 11, 2015
Despite projections of an economic slowdown, upcoming regulations could still require fleets to find large numbers of new drivers.
Commentary: The Coming Headwinds
August 10, 2015
The trucking industry has enjoyed prosperity in recent years but as the recovery continues, some analysts are projecting a slowdown.
Hell Doesn’t Have to Freeze Over to Improve Trucking’s Image
October 24, 2013
Guest writer Evan Lockridge wonders if a new image campaign could accomplish not only more than previous campaigns, but also a more united trucking front,...
When CSA Scores Don't Make Sense
September 11, 2013
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance, Safety and Accountability program is no longer new, but a recent on-air conversation painted a...
5 Steps to Take When Considering Fuel-saving Tech
August 5, 2013
Nearly every day you see headlines about alternative fuels for commercial trucks, from natural gas to electric hybrids to Volvo’s latest effort, dimethyl...
IdleAir Looks to Set Up Locations at Fleet Terminals
June 12, 2013
After working to revitalize the network of the truckstop electrification service provider IdleAir since purchasing it three years year ago, Convoy Solutions...
Guest Editorial: Did you hear the one about the FMCSA?
May 24, 2013
This financial advisor walks into a meeting of people who advise the federal government when it comes to safety policy involving trucks and says he's in...