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MICHELIN RENEWS SUPPORT FOR ‘BACK ON THE ROAD’ 2012

Michelin Americas Truck Tires (MATT) will continue to support Arrow Truck Sales’ “Back on the RoadTM Program” as a 2012 sponsor. The Back On The Road program provides one deserving truck driver with a truck and a job to get ... January 27th, 2012

LinkAmerica Announces New Settlement Package for Owner Operators

Tulsa, Oklahoma based, regional truck line carrier LinkAmerica is strong and growing since its acquisition by Tenex Capital Management Group in July. October 18th, 2011

An Apple A Day

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Earlier this year, as summer drew to its inevitable close, the CEO of a technology company announced his retirement. Normally, such news would barely make an impact outside of the tech trade journals, perhaps a ten-second sound bite on the ... October 1st, 2011

Ready to Rumble

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The next time you are jarred from a lazy drift to the left speeding down a rural two-lane highway, Daniel Karkle should come to mind. Karkle, a doctoral student at Kansas State University’s industrial and manufacturing systems engineering department, has been ... October 1st, 2011

Panther Expedited Services Increases Sign-On Bonus

Panther Expedited Services, Inc. has announced generous sign-on bonuses for solo and team owner/operators, as well as fleet owners. Effective immediately, owner/operators will receive $2,500 for straight trucks and $4,000 for tractors. Team owner/operators will receive a sign-on bonus of $5,000 ... March 3rd, 2011

Hours of Service Proposed Rule

Here we go again. The Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA) published their new Hours of Service of Drivers; Proposed Rule which affects 49 CFR Parts 385, 386, 390, et al. in the December 29, 2010 Federal Register. This is ... March 1st, 2011

Barr-Nunn Officially Raises Owner Operator Pay Again

Granger IA, 2/23/2011- Barr-Nunn Transportation again announced its “Pure Pay” raise for Owner-Operators, which will be effective February 21, 2011, raising the base rate to $0.98 cents loaded and $0.70 cents empty. Barr-Nunn also announced a raise for its hazmat ... February 23rd, 2011

INCREASED BUSINESS OPENS UP OWNER-OPERATOR OPPORTUNITIES

Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking currently have more than 250 Owner-Operators behind the wheel and are looking to add more to the fleet. Crete and Shaffer take pride in the fact that they have a reputation of hiring the most ... February 11th, 2011

It Ain’t Easy Being Green. Or Is It?

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Going Green. The term alone sounds expensive—which, in the current economic environment, probably makes it a great idea for most trucking companies to postpone. At the same time, if going green means minimizing fuel costs as much as it means ... December 1st, 2010

West Side Transport Offers $1,000 Sign-On Bonus For Company Drivers & Owner Operators

West Side Transport has announced its plan to pay $1,000 sign-on bonuses to all newly hired company drivers and owner operators. September 24th, 2010