22 Feb

Owner-operators reap record earnings in 2018

The high-demand year that trucking enjoyed for most of 2018 produced strong rate hikes that translated well to owner-operators net income. On average, owner-operators earned a higher net income while running fewer miles. "It was a record year in many areas and a great year to be an owner-operator," says Todd Amen, ATBS CEO.

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04 Jan

The not-so-long haul: The operational challenges to owner-ops after the ELD mandate

Leased owner-operators naturally have liked longer hauls with less wasted time delivering and picking up. But in the end, we’ve moved to a world where revenue per hour or day is the metric that matters, not so much miles anymore. If shipments are aligned to maximize daily productivity of the driver, they will cost more with the ELD mandate, and everyone being able to track the data of wasted time.

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24 May

ATBS Sponsors Third Annual Project Sanctuary Gala

Project Sanctuary, a nonprofit providing hope and healing for thousands of military families across the country, raised over $250,000 at its third annual gala, held May 18 at Colorado University South Denver Campus. The Operation Project Sanctuary (O.P.S.) Gala, presented by Aimco Cares and First Command Financial Services, drew nearly 300 guests from around the country.

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09 Mar

How Tax Reform Affects Owner-Operators

The goal of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was to help simplify the entire tax filing process. Unfortunately, many of the changes added an extra layer of complexity. This article from DAT.com will hopefully clear up some of the questions you might have surrounding the changes to the IRS tax code.

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