Author Archives: Tami Risoen

University of Alabama Career Fair

Students and alumni, stop by today’s career fair (September 24, 2014) and visit with Jeff Lantz and Gordon Jones. Learn about the career opportunities C. L. Services, Inc. has for you in the transportation brokerage industry. We’d love to take … Continue reading

CLS Can Handle Any Size Job

Recently we were called upon by a customer to move their employee training facility to their site. After some logistical coordination and preparation; this was not a problem for C. L. Services, Inc.

CLS Hires CargoNet for Extra Layer of Freight Protection

Cargo theft in the United States in 2012 was valued at approximately $216 million, including both cargo loss and vehicle value. Often times considered a victim-less crime, it may be difficult to get the full attention of law enforcement in … Continue reading

DOT Reiterates Marijuana Not Authorized

On December 3, 2012, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy Compliance issued a Notice to address the recent passage of state initiatives purporting to legalize marijuana use for recreational purposes. The DOT requires testing … Continue reading

CARB Regulations to Take Effect in One Month

The new California Air Resources Board (CARB) regulations take effect on January 1, 2013. These include the Transport Refrigeration Unit (TRU) Airborne Toxic Control Measure (ATCM) regulation and the Heavy-Duty (Tractor-Trailer) Greenhouse Gas (GHG) regulation. In summary, the TRU ATCM … Continue reading

FMCSA Clarified Brokerage Licensing

On July 6, 2012, President Obama signed into law H.R. 4348, the “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act” (MAP-21), the all-encompassing transportation reauthorization bill. The MAP-21 language included the Fighting Fraud in Transportation Act (FFIT), which was … Continue reading

FMCSA Announces Improvements to the SMS

On August 24, 2012, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) posted in the Federal Register a final notice a package of improvements to the Carrier Safety Measurement System (SMS) as part of the Agency’s broader Compliance, Safety, and Accountability … Continue reading

R.I.P. Donald Gwarjanski aka Dan Jetski

We are mourning the tragic loss of our Intern, Donald Gwarjanski. He passed away on August 18, 2012. Don will be dearly missed by everyone at C. L. Services, Inc. He was a treasure to have on our team — … Continue reading

Employee of the 2nd Quarter 2012 Brian Boston

C. L. Services, Inc. is proud to announce Brian Boston as Employee of the 2nd Quarter 2012. Brian is a relative newcomer to our company however, since day one he has demonstrated a strong commitment and professionalism to his customers … Continue reading

Senate Passes MAP-21

The House and Senate passed the Highway Bill, which they are calling the “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century” Act, or “MAP-21.” In addition to highway construction and maintenance, and last-minute sections that preserve current interest rates on … Continue reading