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Friday, February 05, 2016

In an effort to help buyers of freight transportation and logistics services to better understand the required best practices in order to be a shipper of choice for their carrier partners, non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Transplace said this week it has rolled out a Preferred Shipper Checklist.
Posted on 02/05 at 12:13 PM
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Monday, January 25, 2016

Join our panel of panel of energy, logistics, trade, and transportation analysts for an exclusive look at where rates are headed and the issues driving those rate increases over the coming year.

Monday, January 18, 2016

In November 2015, the most recent month for which data is available, the TCI saw a sizable 3.58 percent jump to 8.64, following 3.4 percent drop off from September to October while halting a sequence of declines in recent months, too.
Posted on 01/18 at 11:09 AM
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Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Even through improvements in rule's language from its introduction are apparent, questions remain about how it will be specifically enforced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
Posted on 01/05 at 10:30 AM
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Thursday, December 10, 2015

The objective of the rule, according to FMCSA, is to strengthen commercial truck and bus drivers’ compliance with hours-of-service (HOS) regulations that combat fatigue. The rule will take full effect on December 10, 2017, two years after the date of the final rule being issued.
Posted on 12/10 at 11:58 AM
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Monday, December 07, 2015

Upon the signing of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act into law late last week, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced changes it made to its Compliance, Safety, and Accountability (CSA) program, as per the FAST Act that called for changes to improve transparency in the FMCSA’s oversight activity.
Posted on 12/07 at 11:56 AM
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Monday, November 30, 2015

The rule, which will take effect on January 29, 2016, adopts regulations that prohibit motor carriers, shippers, receivers, or transportation intermediaries from coercing drivers to operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in violation of certain provisions of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
Posted on 11/30 at 02:47 PM
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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Seasonally-adjusted (SA) for-hire truck tonnage in October at 135.7 (2000=100) was up 1.9 percent compared to September’s 133.1, and the ATA’s not seasonally-adjusted (NSA) index, which represents the change in tonnage actually hauled by fleets before any seasonal adjustment was 139.8 in October, which was 0.9 percent ahead of September.
Posted on 11/24 at 12:52 PM
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Thursday, November 12, 2015

In recently issued CSA research, entitled “Assessing the Impact of Non-Preventable Crashes on CSA Scores the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) took a deep dive into the impact that non-preventable crashes would have on motor carrier CSA Crash Indicator BASIC measures.
Posted on 11/12 at 10:01 AM
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Thursday, November 05, 2015

In mid-September, the much anticipated final rule for electronic logging devices was pushed back one month from September 30 to October 30, according to the Report on DOT Significant Rulemakings issued by the United States Department of Transportation. But while October has now come and gone, the situation regarding the final ELD rule remains the same in that nothing has been issued. But according to a research note issued by Jason Seidl, transportation analyst at Cowen and Company, the ELD implementation rule may be issued by mid-November.
Posted on 11/05 at 08:28 AM
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