The true cost of starting up as an owner-operator

July 2010
Commercial Motor;7/8/2010, Vol. 213 Issue 5389, p7
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the estimated cost for an individual to start up as a commercial vehicle owner-operator and also lists headlines of several news related to motor transport industry.


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