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Coming on the hells of a record year for trucking, many found 2019 to be a struggle. Carriers battled lower freight volumes, lower freight rates, higher insurance costs, higher driver churn, and a myriad of other obstacles. How did owner-operators fare as they worked through the challenges of 2019? The good news is that owner-operators who truly managed their business did just fine. That said, virtually every industry segment experienced something different. Founded in 1998, ATBS has been tracking and analyzing independent contractor financial trends in the trucking industry since 2003. In this webinar, ATBS will provide a recap of their 2019 Independent Contractor Benchmarking Study and show how owner-operations and carriers stacked up in areas such as productivity, revenue, truck cost, fuel, maintenance, insurance, net income, and much more.
About the Presenter:
Jeffrey P. Amen, Vice President/Co-Owner, ATBS
Jeff Amen is Vice President and Co-Owner of American Truck Business Services (ATBS), the largest Business Services provider in the country for truck drivers. Working with over 40,000 owner-operators, ATBS provides services such as bookkeeping, accounting, tax preparation, entity formation, business and tax consulting, and more. Prior to joining ATBS, Jeff spent 23 years in various executive positions in the trucking industry including Co-President and Co-Owner of Trans-Western Express Inc., one of the nation's largest refrigerated carriers. Jeff is an active member of the American Trucking Associations and the Independent Contractor Policy Committee. Jeff is also past chairman of the Colorado Motor Carriers Association, past chairman of the Refrigerated Division of the Truckload Carriers Association, and past board member of the Truckload Carriers Association.
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