Blockchain technology gets thrown around a lot these days for everything from pharmaceuticals to cryptocurrency like BitCoin. However, blockchain is most useful in the trucking industry, where it provides drivers, shippers, and fleet owners with quantifiable data about shipments that...
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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plans to completely overhaul truck emissions regulation with a new proposal set for 2020. The EPA wants to further reduce nitrogen oxide emissions, which could greatly impact many drivers and fleets across the United States....
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Independent truckers are often overlooked in this industry. Most major decisions and analysts focus on fleets and major carriers without taking into account how legislation and trends impact the many independent truckers across the United States. Now the ATA is...
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Trucking prices continued to rise this year, pointing to economic growth and momentum which will take the industry into 2019. Despite a perceived driver shortage, HOS and ELD mandates, revenue is once again favoring the trucking industry. The Holiday Season...
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New data is pointing to the idea that the trucking industry isn’t experiencing a driver shortage anymore. But if the industry has added more drivers, why are a good portion of fleets and drivers still feeling the crunch? More truckers...
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It’s hard to believe that the ELD mandate went into effect almost a year ago. The economy and demands placed on the trucking industry have changed dramatically since last December. However, information was released regarding FMCSA compliance throughout the trucking...
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Mandatory breaks for truck drivers have been under the microscope for some time now. Federal law outlines mandatory breaks for truckers. However, those federal laws come into direct conflict with the laws for mandatory breaks for truckers across individual states....
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Striking a balance between capacity and availability has been a priority in the trucking industry. Shippers demand capacity but have no problem placing a small load on a truck simply because a driver is available. Freight automation may bring the...
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We have discussed the health risks facing today’s truckers on this blog, but the trucking industry is going one step further. While it used to be the sole responsibility of drivers to look out for their own health, many carriers...
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The American economy – and by extension, the world – relies on the US trucking industry. Taking imported goods and raw materials and getting them to their destinations, and making sure the same is done with our exports, has led...
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