It’s all about the Benjamins

August 5, 2020


Land Line Now, Aug. 5, 2020.

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The general economy affects truckers’ livelihoods, but how does it affect your bottom line, and how much? We’ll explain. Also, market uncertainty and rates.

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I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

OOIDA speaks out for truckers at the FMCSA Trucking Safety Summit, SuperRigs is going virtual this year, and I don’t think that’s what they mean by snaking your toilet.

II. The economy and your bottom line

It’s obvious to everyone that the general economy affects truckers’ livelihoods. But how does it affect your bottom line, and how much?

III. Your personal economy: An uncertain market and rates

Uncertainty in the market isn’t helping contract rates, but spot market rates are reaping the benefits.

IV. Trucking Safety Summit post-game review

Earlier today, trucking industry officials and other interested parties met to discuss how to improve safety in the trucking industry. And one participant was there with a mission to offer a reality check for participants.

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