Earlier this month, the “hard enforcement” of electronic logging devices went into effect. While many drivers have not really noticed anything different, the statistics are showing different trucking trends. As we start the second quarter of 2018, more than four...
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Trucking expenses hit all time highs for the first quarter in 2018. However, those in the industry and on the outside should not confuse high trucking expenses with cash flow problems. Trucking Expenses Signal A Strong Economy Trucking expenses had...
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As we reported a little while ago, last year’s mandate for electronic logging devices left a lot of unanswered questions from truckers, specifically regarding time-sensitive shipments. Drivers hauling shipments for the medical and agricultural industries felt they were being put...
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Everyone has their own opinions on how to make trucking companies successful. The Trucking Carrier Association, however, has the data and metrics to analyze what makes certain trucking companies succeed and grow more profitably than others. At the recent TCA...
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Late last month, a pedestrian was killed by a self-driving Uber car. The immediate outcry for more strict vehicle safety was heard, especially in the trucking industry. With more companies, including Uber, now testing autonomous self-driving trucks on the open...
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The economy is definitely in an upswing, there is no denying that fact. Sales are up, and both individual people and companies are spending more. The economic growth has come with an increased demand for truckers, and fleets of all...
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On April 1, 2018 the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will start enforcing the electronic logging device mandate that rent into effect late least year. Drivers who do not meet the compliance standards run the risk of being placed...
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Sleep deprivation is a problem across the Untied States, if not the entire world. Increased demands and growing health risks are preventing people from getting the required amount of sleep to function optimally on a daily basis. The one industry...
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Almost every week we see a report from some financial analyst talking about the driver shortage in the trucking industry. The numbers do not lie, there is definitely a shortage, but analysts often overlook the positive side of the trucking...
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The next step in self-driving trucks is already underway, with companies such as Uber putting “robots on the road” in such states as California and Arizona. Now Waymo is testing out their self-driving trucks in Atlanta, GA this month. Self-Driving...
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