Cargo Van, Straight Truck, Tractor -- Which is Best for Your Expedited Trucking Business?

By: Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
Posted: Sep 12th 2016 9:00AM
If you're looking to become an expedite owner-operator, one of the most important decisions you'll make is the vehicle you'll drive. That's because your vehicle -- whether it's a cargo van, straight truck, or tractor-trailer -- determines which trucking carriers you can sign with, what size and types of loads you can take on, and ultimately how much money you'll be able to make (and keep).? But bigger isn't always better and cheaper isn't always more profitable. So, how do yo...

Expedite Expo 2016 Workshop: Life on the Road as Team Drivers: Pros and Cons

By: Sean M. Lyden, Saff Writer
Posted: Aug 29th 2016 9:00AM
Driving as a team in expedited trucking offers numerous financial benefits, especially for husband and wife teams, where all income goes to the same household. But you also have to get used to the day-to-day life of two people living in cramped quarters inside the truck for weeks and months at a time, which can create significant challenges, if you're not prepared. Is team driving right for you? What is it really like to operate as team in expedited trucking? How do you capit...

Proper Weight Distribution Of Freight In A Straight Truck

By: The Crafty Trucker
Posted: Aug 12th 2016 8:08AM
Explanation of how to load freight for proper weight distribution in a straight truck....

2016 Expedite Expo has happened

Posted: Jul 25th 2016 8:21AM
After much anticipation the show is all ready over and now working on plans for Expo 2017...

Expedite Expo 2016 Day 2

By: The Crafty Trucker
Posted: Jul 22nd 2016 9:32AM
Day 2 at the Expedite Expo in Lexington KY....

Expedite Expo 2016 Day 1

By: The Crafty Trucker
Posted: Jul 17th 2016 10:03AM
Arrival & Day 1 at the Expedite Expo 2016....

Stoops Specialty Trucks to release new 'SST Lite' Climate Control Straight Truck at the Expedite Expo in Lexington, Kentucky this week

By: Contributing Writer
Posted: Jul 12th 2016 3:00PM
To all of our SST Customers: Thank you for your overwhelming support of our Freightliner Custom Cascadia program. With superior fuel economy, reduced maintenance costs, and the higher resale values we have proven that our trucks are the best value in the industry. In response to the demand for increased payloads on a 33,000 GVWR Climate Control Straight Truck we have developed the New SST Lite. We started by reaching out to several key customers for their input and then met w...

Expedite Expo 2016: A New Era Rolls Out in Lexington, Kentucky

By: Sean M. Lyden - Staff Writer
Posted: Jul 11th 2016 9:00AM
On July 15 ? 16, in Lexington, Ky., a new era will roll out for the largest trucking show in the world focused exclusively on the expedited industry. The Expedite Expo, which had been held at the Roberts Convention Centre in Wilmington, Ohio, since 2006, will open its doors this Friday for the first time at Lexington Convention Center, located in the heart of the city with convenient access to hotels and amazing dining and entertainment venues. Because of the significant incr...

Expedite Expo 2016 Equips Truckers to Succeed for the Long Haul

By: Contributing Writer
Posted: Jul 6th 2016 11:34AM
Where can drivers, owner-operators, and fleet owners get the education, resources, and industry contacts they need to build a successful career in trucking? One place: Expedite Expo 2016 on July 15 and 16 at the Lexington Center in Lexington, Ky. Launched in 2001, Expedite Expo has been the only trade event focused exclusively on the expedited trucking industry, attracting more than 5,000 annual attendees and exhibitors across North America. In addition to learning about the ...

Expedite Expo 2016

Posted: Jul 15th 2016 9:02AM
Expediters descend on Lexington, KY for the best show of the year!...

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