Tag Archives: truck

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

Shippers — Our Capacity Expectations for 2017

Nearly half way through the calendar year there are still only vague predictions as to how the remainder of 2017 will unravel. The ELD time crunch is upon us, which will only further the current driver shortage. A new Presidential … Continue reading

Considering Rail? Here’s What to Expect..

Shippers have two options to get their product to the destination, truck or rail.  Depending on the commodity, shipping destination, & the load tonnage, it might initially appear to be more financially lucrative to ship by rail.  However, here are … 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