I try my best to avoid markets where demand is low, but that gets difficult at this time of year. It’s tough to get to a hot market at a decent rate per mile right now, but before giving in to a less desirable price – or waiting until […]
The kind of freight you choose to haul, whether it’s through a broker or direct from a shipper, is an individual decision that is determined by a person’s wants, needs and goals. I choose to work just with brokers, and February marked my seventh year pulling only spot market […]
Availability Heuristic and Spot Market Rates…
Availability Heuristic is when people make judgments about the likelihood of an event based on how easily an example, instance, or case comes to mind. In our world of Spot Market freight, we see it in the way of people neglecting industry facts and […]
I love trucking, but let’s be honest: I am in this business to make money.
The only thing I like better than making money is keeping it. There are two factors that are in my control and that could destroy my business as an owner-operator: my health, and my ability […]