Authority - What is it and How Do you get your own authority?
It has to be said at the outset that this path is not for all expediters, particularly those new to the industry. For the hard-working entrepreneur however, it can be a viable way to grow his business.
New Millenium, New Van
The Freightliner Sprinter represents the first new Class 2 or 3 vehicle option that cargo van owner/operators in expediting have enjoyed in many years.
Kentucky has its eye on you!
A frequently asked question among cargo van expediters is: "Do I have to go through the Kentucky scales?" In a word, yes.
Next Generation Expediting Van
Freightliner, LLC, announced last summer that it will build and distribute the Sprinter Class 2 and 3 light commercial vans under the Freightliner name.
Understanding Insurance: FAQ
Having never been an owner operator, like most consumers, I know only as much as I need to about the insurance bus...
Putting Technology to Work For You
With a GPS receiver in your hand or mounted on your truck dash, a push of a button will show your exact location.
Expediting - The Other Side
It's often easy to forget about the people who help make this business work. Here's a story about one of those folks who take care of the business and keep the wheels rolling.
Class 8 For Fast Freight
Its big truck heritage is readily apparent with its full-size cab and integral 70' Raised Roof sleeper.
Test Drive - The New Acterra!
The car-type feel extends to the dash and soft trim around the cab. It is a no-nonsense setup with easy-clean vinyl throughout and rubber floor mats, but there are coat hooks and a storage unit between the seats. A corporate EzyRider air-suspension seat eased the ride in this air-braked tractor.
Time To Control Your Costs
“The best advice I can give anybody planning to become an owner/operator,” said Marvin Groves, “is to look before you leap. It's not as easy as it looks."