Tag Archives: Truckers

A Shortage in a Surging Economy

Whenever the term “shortage” is thrown around, people become nervous and for good reason. Food shortage, job shortage, wine shortage, etc can throw the masses into a tizzy because it usually means prices for goods and services are going to … 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

Shippers – Our Capacity Expectations for 2016

So far, 2016 has been a year of relative economic uncertainty. Although business levels & earnings have remained relatively flat as a result. The transportation (and trucking) industry are no exception. While a majority of publicly-traded transportation stocks made a … 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

Carriers Consider This When Working With Brokers

According to the FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration), truck brokers in the US numbered over 20 thousand companies at the end of 2013.  In a single month, this number was reduced to under 13 thousand brokers.  The catalyst for … Continue reading