What’s Ahead f...

TweetFuel prices will decline by 10 cents per gallon, for at least part of the year, but they will remain high relative to carrier revenue. As the fuel price — and surcharge — declines, the line haul portion of the rates will increase to compensate, so the total rate paid to the...

Reporting Semi Truck...

TweetIn 2009, semi trucks were involved in more than 3,000 fatal crashes. Approximately three-quarters of those crashes involved another moving motor vehicle. Despite U.S. Department of Transportation regulations limiting daily and weekly drive-times for long-distance truck drivers and...

How to Become a Truc...

TweetA trucker agent, also referred to as a trucking broker or freight broker, acts as a go-between for companies that need products shipped over the road and independent truck drivers or small trucking companies that can fulfill that need. The trucker agent negotiates a rate that is...

Kenworth Truck Speci...

TweetKenworth Truck Company builds premium commercial trucks for sale in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Australia and for export throughout the world. One of the most talked about models for 2011 is the T700. It features the lowest aerodynamic drag of any truck in Kenworth’s history....

Profitability in the...

TweetThe trucking industry is imperative to the United States shipping supply chain. Projections estimate that by 2014, 14 billion tons of freight will be transported annually by truckers in the United States. As fuel and operational expenses rise, it is important for trucking business owners...