Tag Archives: FMCSA

The ABC’s of the Capacity Shortage

Understanding the Capacity Shortage  Anyone who regularly moves freight likely has realized that their brokerage is facing a major capacity shortage, along with a hike in prices to go with it. Industry experts predicted a shortage and rate increase a … Continue reading

What Effect Will ELDs Have on the 3PL Industry?

December 18th, 2017, a day that most in the industry are fearing, will be upon us in only a matter of months. Phase 1 of the FMCSA’s ELD mandate will be over, and Phase 2 will begin. Requiring drivers and … Continue reading

Preparing for Electronic Logging Devices: Mandate for All Truckers Operating in the USA

In December 2015, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration released their final ruling for the implementation of Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs). The document details the technical requirements with which ELD manufacturers must adhere. The mandate affects hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading

Jeff and Russ Head Back to Capitol Hill

Jeff and Russ joined approximately 60 other TIA (Transportation Intermediaries Association) members for the annual TIA Fly-In which was held in Washington, DC on June 14th and 15th. The TIA is the professional Association for the freight brokerage and third … Continue reading

DOT IG Begins Audit of CSA

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Inspector General’s (IG) Office announced today that they have officially begun their audit of FMCSA’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) initiative. The initiative, which aims to measure and prioritize safety levels for motor carriers through … 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

FMCSA Announces new CSA Crash Weight Research Plan

The following was released today by the FMCSA, in regards to their new CSA crash weighting research plan. “FMCSA’s top priority is safety. Over the past two years, the agency’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program has been working successfully to … Continue reading

TIA’s Strategy Voice for Washington, D.C.

As TIA Members, C. L. Services, Inc. is in support of the TIA strategy. As the voice of the third-party logistics industry, TIA will remain the strong, clear voice in Washington, D.C. seeking a comprehensive solution to the issues of … Continue reading