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California’s recent action against two brokers set a new enforcement precedent

By on Sunday April 29th, 2018 in Carrier Capacity, Supply Chain, Transport & Politics, Trends, Trucking. No Comments.

Post by Freight Waves,  on 4/27/2018 by John Kingston Executive Editor, www.freightwaves.com Amazing it makes me wonder why any out of state broker or carrier does business in that state.  $100,000.00 and $52,000.00 fines.   The recent actions taken against Roadrunner Transportation Systems and Marten Logistics by the state of California were not just lessons […]


Managing Inbound Transportation

By on Sunday March 18th, 2018 in Carrier Capacity, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Finance, Transportation Procurement, Trends, Trucking. No Comments.

The following blog posting is from LoadDelivered Logistics, March 15, 2018  www.loaddelivered.com, one of many excellent postings by this Chicago based logistics organization. I encourage you to subscribe to their Blog. Converting from delivered pricing to breaking out transportation(Prepaid to collect) from cost of goods is an area for savings that shippers must explore. It […]


National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2016 Sept. 11 to Sept 16 ATA Press Release

By on Sunday September 11th, 2016 in Carrier Capacity, Quotes, Supply Chain, Trade, Transport & Politics, Trends, Trucking. No Comments.

Time of the year to say thank you to the professional truck drivers of America.   ATA Opens National Truck Driver Appreciation Week Celebration of America’s 3.5 Million Professional Truck Drivers Starts Today   Arlington, Va. – Today, American Trucking Associations kicked off National Truck Driver Appreciation Week to celebrate the trucking industry’s 3.5 million professional […]


Electronic Logging Devices (ELD)

By on Monday March 14th, 2016 in Carrier Capacity, On Time Delivery, Preferred Shipper, Quotes, Supply Chain, Transport & Politics, Transportation Management Systems, Transportation Procurement, Trends, Trucking. No Comments.

Unless there is another delay, on December 18th, 2017 the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA) will require all motor carriers to have ELD’s installed on their tractors. The FMSCA states “The ELD rule applies to motor carriers and drivers who are currently required to keep records of duty service (RODS) on paper or with […]


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