Be a guide not a boss: How to avoid legal troubles when working with independent contractor truck drivers in slower freight markets
How can your fleet support your independent contractors without wading into legally murky territory around driver classification? NTI recently spoke with attorney Doug Grawe about what fleets can do and the ptifalls to avoid in helping your ICs navigate the current slower freight cycle. Here’s his advice to motor carriers.
Out-of-network fuel buys can cost your fleet big bucks. Here’s how to incentivize and educate drivers to pad their paychecks and your fleet’s bottom line
Tying fuel network compliance and cost savings to driver pay is a critical area where fleets can engage with their drivers, use internal marketing programs to communicate with drivers, and provide an opportunity for drivers to take home more money without increasing payroll expenses. Here are strategies for your fleet to use in the current freight market.