Hot Industry Issues
Short haul owner operators, may still be one of the few viable options, and one of the last remaining areas of profit for the independent trucker
In the present economic climate and the volatile trucking industry, a company driver needs to examine carefully all the factors, before taking the plunge to become an owner operator.
Help us out. Help us find out who to contact and send letters to that have the ability to make the changes ? Who other than senators can we contact ? Who in the government controls when how and how much freight rates are?
Trucker Pay Issues
What REALLY needs to happen? It’s not rocket science…. pay the truck driver by the hour, for big delays such as this
Rather than increase the mileage rate for truck drivers, recently trucking companies have the idea that a ‘driver incentive’ plan is a ‘better deal for drivers’….a tricky way to lead truckers to believe they are being paid a better wage.
At the recent American Trucking Association management conference, Derek Leathers, CEO of Werner Enterprises, was asked if he’d considered paying his drivers by the hour.