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In an ideal setting, shippers and carriers would understand their symbiotic relationship and work together to keep supply chains running efficiently. However, this past year showed that driver availability and the demand for capacity caused confusion and tension. Trucks were...
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Analysts have been warning about the autonomous vehicle (AV) revolution in trucking for years now. But before people jump on the bandwagon of technological advancements, there are still a number of other things to consider. AV Testing Is Far From...
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If the past two years have been any indication, logistics can take surprising turns even when current economic trends would dictate otherwise. 2019 might not be any different, with some hold-over trends from last year, and a few new ones...
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The E. coli outbreak, which was traced to romaine lettuce shipments, cause a major disruption in the trucking industry. Now, romaine lettuce is safe to ship, buy, serve, and eat again. So looking back, how could the situation have been...
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If you own a trucking company, odds are that you and your staff understand logistics and supply chains like no other organization short of the military. However, your accounts receivable department may seem like a whole other world by comparison....
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Last month, sales on heavy duty trucks waned dramatically. At the same time, retailers were reporting that the trucking industry met the demand for capacity loads, and that there was enough inventory delivered to fill customer orders into the new...
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For fleet owners to get new equipment, hire more drivers, and get the capital they need to maintain and grow operations, they need to reduce debt. Reducing debt and the need for loans allows fleet owners much more freedom and...
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The season is here when roads in the United States are more treacherous, and drivers in heavy haul trucks need to take extra care when traveling. By following a few simple guidelines, heavy haul drivers can make it to and...
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As we head toward the end of they year, fleet owners are getting plans ready to make 2019 successful right from the start. With a big emphasis on getting shipments to destinations for the spring season, fleets will need a...
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The FMCSA’s Compliance Safety Accountability (CSA) program is being overhauled. When completed, the CSA will include a more comprehensive method for evaluating safety standards across trucking fleets. Since the new focus will be placed on creating a “safety culture,” the...
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