John Piper visits with Todd Amen to talk about the state of the union for Independent Contractors. Record earnings averaging $68,000 for 2020 and the trend line is continuing up for 2021. Special guests, professional drivers Shelly, a 21 year veteran of the road and former nurse along with Oral Walker with 34 yrs experience still going strong at 70 years young. Mr. Walker has over 6M miles under his belt and never had a speeding ticket. Todd Amen is the Founder, President, and CEO of ATBS. Prior to ATBS, Mr. Amen was Co-President of Trans-Western Express, LTD. (TWX), family-owned trucking operating in the contiguous 48 states and Canada. In addition to his work with ATBS, Mr. Amen is a recognized leader in transportation and finance and is also on the Board of Directors of the Truckload Carriers Association. Mr. Amen is a graduate of Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance and Marketing.https://www.atbs.com/about-usFor more information about the Trucker's Service Association: https://tsatruck.org/If you have suggestions for topics or guests for the podcast you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks for tuning in!