Truckers are paying more at the pump – 22 percent more to be exact, compared to just one year ago. Fuel prices are rising, and diesel alone may be well over $3.50 per gallon by 2019. Why Fuel Prices Are...
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While the trucking industry currently faces higher turnover and a growing number of job vacancies, analysts are looking at the bigger picture to find historical causes. Trucking regulations spanning back almost 20 years have contributed to the current issues found...
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At the end of May, the Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration clarified issues surrounding the electronic logging device mandate as it applies to agricultural transportation. Trucks carrying produce and livestock have been running into problems and inconsistencies...
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With the trucking industry facing customers with high capacity demands, twin 33 trucks could be the answer to a lot of problems. However, in addition to pending legislation, the rail industry may pose another obstacle on the road to capacity...
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While the cost of gas and labor are causing manufacturers to raise the price of goods, women in trucking are working hard to offset the strain placed on the transportation industry, and not just by becoming certified drivers. Women in...
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Since the implementation of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) mandate for electronic logging devices (ELDs) in trucks, carriers and independent drivers have noticed a lot of problems which contribute to inefficiency. As a step to remedy the missteps...
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The trucking industry is in an interesting position right now. The economy is on the rise, and fleets can command higher rates from customers. Qualified drivers are seeing an increase in sign-on bonuses to fill open positions, however, there is...
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Depending on where you stand, the trucking industry is either in a position of power due to customer demands in a booming economy, or feeling a lot of pressure because of a driver shortage. Lately, the demand for flatbed trucks...
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Freight payroll, in both trucking and railroads, was cut drastically in April. In an industry desperate to hire career drivers, and facing a loss of employees, why is freight payroll being slashed? Expanding Freight Payroll Since the start of 2018,...
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The opioid crisis in the United States is nothing new. The cases of people abusing opioids in America came to the forefront in 2016, and has remained a bullet point from the White House on down since. But now the...
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