Commentary: The Promise of E-Commerce
April 13, 2016
E-commerce is nothing new, but it continues rising to new heights. Smart trucking companies are realizing it’s the next area with a huge growth potential,...
Commentary: It's Wait and See for Fleets in 2016
March 14, 2016
One transportation analyst described 2015 as disappointment on the heels of a strong 2014 and this year may end up being more of the same.
Commentary: A Crude Awakening
February 22, 2016
With all the hoopla lately over the plummeting crude oil prices, you may not have noticed a recent change in U.S. policy that could send prices in the other...
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...