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Q&A: IFDA Exec Talks Driver Issues and Food Distribution

Q&A: IFDA Exec Talks Driver Issues and Food Distribution

Any time you’re having a meal away from home, it’s been delivered by members of the International Foodservice Distributors Association. But its members are facing new challenges. Learn how it wants to address the driver shortage and more.

April 12, 2019

Q&A: U.S. Xpress' Eric Fuller on Going Public, the Driver Shortage and More
Commentary: 5 Takeaways From 2017

Commentary: 5 Takeaways From 2017

One of the reasons HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge enjoys covering trucking is because there’s always something new to write about. Here are her top 5 takeaways from the changing trucking landscape in 2017.

December 14, 2017

Commentary: Lessons from an Election

Commentary: Lessons from an Election

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

December 15, 2016

Commentary: 10 Things to Take Away From the Year of the Driver
The Latest Threat to the Owner-Operator Model

The Latest Threat to the Owner-Operator Model

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 contractors, with the American Trucking Associations calling it "an aggressive departure from prevailing classification standards."

November 1, 2015

Commentary: Would You Drive for Your Fleet?

Commentary: Would You Drive for Your Fleet?

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 … do you really treat them like the rest of your employees?

March 1, 2015

Five Trends Affecting Today's Owner-Operators

Five Trends Affecting Today's Owner-Operators

Owner-operators are far from dead, but the population is experiencing some changes, according to Todd Spencer, vice president of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, with many of those changes caused by government regulations.

May 7, 2013

Top 10 Reasons Truck Drivers Leave

Top 10 Reasons Truck Drivers Leave

Fleets spend a lot of time trying to attract new truck drivers - but it may be even more important to pay attention to why they walk out the door.

January 1, 2008