Is the broker-carrier relationship a joint venture?

Amie Brown the widow of a Hudson firefighter Christopher Brown has filed a lawsuit  seeking more than $50,000.her husband was struck and killed March 3, 2013 by a Move CIt Auto Transport Inc truck when the driver, Mansur  Shakirov, failed to move into the right lane to avoid the emergency scene that the fire fighter had responded to. What is interesting to me is that the lawsuit claims that the move was a joint venture between the broker and the transport company. If the broker shares in the revenue, must he also share the liability?

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telecommuting

Saw this ad on craigslist and wondered how a transport driver can telecommute:

auto transporter needed

AUTO TRANSPORTER NEEDED (CHICAGO). compensation: telecommuting for auto transport driversPERCENTAGE OF LOAD. telecommuting okay. We have immediate openings available …

 

 

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Auto transport driver having a bad day.

auto transport car carrier wreck

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Yahoo email issues

yahoo mail creates rules that will not let it work with dispatch software like EZDispatch.comI think we have found the email issue that some of you have experienced on EZDispatch. I found some helpful info on marketing land :

It’s happening, according to email expert John Levine, because Yahoo over the weekend implemented a change that basically tells all recipients, including Hotmail, Gmail, AOL, etc., to reject any mail originating from a Yahoo.com address if it fails certain tests. In this case, the test is that the sender email address domain must match the domain of the server actually sending the email — which isn’t necessarily the case if people use mailing lists or other software to send email for them, rather than using the Yahoo.com STMP servers themselves.

So, the problem applies not only to small businesses but to anyone using a Yahoo.com sending address to participate in a mailing list that uses other servers.

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Owner operator wanted

From Indeed

Need 4 SUVs hauled from CA to Miami, Fl 33139

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Gault R & R in Miami Beach, Florida

18 hours ago

Have 4 vehicles ( (2)scout 2’s, 68′ international travelall, 63′ scout 80) all in various spots in CA hauled. Want to deal directly w/ owner operator that respects old steel. 3 of 4 are inoperable. If you are not an owner operator but a broker do broker service I am not interested in speaking with you. I would much rather pay the full price knowing it all goes to the guy sitting behind the wheel. Those are the guys that make it happen.

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Car Hauler nostalgia

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auto transport car hauler truck and trailer

Custom stinger rig?

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Dispatch Services

How many of you owner operators use a dispatch services and why? Does your dispatch service have some of their own trucks as well? Do they get their loads off of load boards or have other sources as well?

auto transport dispatch service

These Brunette Auto Transport trucks use Auto Transport Team to dispatch them.

 

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EZDispatch load notes

How many of you have an opinion on whether a driver should be able to add to load notes?

You can express your opinions in the forum, comments or email me dave@ezdispatch.com

 

should drivers be able to enter load notes

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Crash near Kingman

Reported by the Kingman Daily Miner.kingmancrash1

 

Four people were treated for minor injuries at Kingman Regional Medical Center following a two-vehicle collision on Interstate 40 east of Kingman Thursday afternoon.

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What happens when an auto transport catches fire inside a building?

Apparently it makes so much smoke the fire dept has a hard time finding the flaming truck! I also triggers the sprinkler system. WANE.com

jack cooper auto transport catches fore inside building

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