Category: Freight Technology

ELD exemption for small carriers introduced in U.S. House
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ELD exemption for small carriers introduced in U.S. House

Full article can be found here.   A bill was filed Wednesday in the U.S. House that would, if passed, exempt the smallest trucking companies — those with 10 trucks or fewer — from compliance with the U.S. DOT’s electronic logging device mandate on a permanent basis.

May 22, 2018June 5, 2018by
Take Me Home!
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Take Me Home!

The Uber Team met Frank in December of 2016. He’s a career driver who’s constantly on the road. When we asked him what one feature he wished we could create for him, he responded: “Get me home more.”

April 4, 2018April 4, 2018by
New FMCSA head wants ‘productive conversations’ on ELDs, safety
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New FMCSA head wants ‘productive conversations’ on ELDs, safety

Original article found here. Nearly a month into his job as FMCSA Administrator, Ray Martinez told an audience at the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) that he looks forward to “meeting great people” and having “productive conversations.” Martinez addressed the TCA annual convention in Kissimmee, Fla., the morning of Mar. 26. The week before, Martinez spoke...

March 27, 2018March 27, 2018by
We are happy to announce our partnership with Magellan and their ELD Solutions
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We are happy to announce our partnership with Magellan and their ELD Solutions

We are happy to announce our partnership with Magellan and their ELD Solutions In an effort to continually offer new and beneficial services Transport Financial Services has formed a strategic partnership with Magellan GPS. Transport Financial Services brings over 55 years of combined experience in Transportation, Logistics, and Online Social Media Marketing. With the Magellan...

March 16, 2018March 16, 2018by
ELD exemption for ag/livestock haulers extended to June
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ELD exemption for ag/livestock haulers extended to June

Originally published here.   Truckers hauling agricultural products and livestock have received further reprieve from compliance with the U.S. DOT’s electronic logging device mandate. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced Tuesday that such haulers will have until June 18 to adopt an ELD. They can continue to run on paper logs in the meantime....

March 15, 2018March 15, 2018by
Post Your Truck to Find Better-Paying Loads
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Post Your Truck to Find Better-Paying Loads

This article can originally be found here. Chad Boblett is the owner and driver of Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY. Chad also founded the Rate Per Mile Masters group on Facebook, a communications hub for more than 18,000 members, including owner-operators, truck drivers, and other transportation and logistics pros.    It might seem counter intuitive, but I always...

February 22, 2018March 8, 2018by
States eye bills to suspend ELD enforcement, ask Congress for mandate repeal
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States eye bills to suspend ELD enforcement, ask Congress for mandate repeal

Read original article here. Legislators in at least four states have introduced proposals in recent weeks to stymie enforcement of the electronic logging device mandate, either by suspending funds for enforcement within their state’s borders or by asking the federal government to reconsider the mandate, enforcement for which began in December.

February 20, 2018February 20, 2018by
Map: A state by state look at ELD mandate enforcement
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Map: A state by state look at ELD mandate enforcement

Read Full Article at here   Courtesy of CCJ sister site Overdrive, the graphic above shows how truck enforcers in each state are handling enforcement of the electronic logging device until April 1. Though the U.S. DOT required nearly all truckers who keep records of duty status to switch to an ELD by December 18, there’s somewhat of...

February 6, 2018February 6, 2018by
ELD compliance delay sought by Sikh, Punjabi trucker groups
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ELD compliance delay sought by Sikh, Punjabi trucker groups

Read full article here. By Matt Cole | @MattColeRR Two groups representing Sikh truckers and Punjabi truckers are petitioning the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for a delay in complying with the electronic logging device mandate for members who haul agricultural products, as well as small business trucker members. SikhsPAC and the North American Punjabiz...

January 29, 2018January 29, 2018by
Volvo eyes 2019 for electric truck sales
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Volvo eyes 2019 for electric truck sales

Volvo Trucks this week said it expects to begin selling electric trucks in Europe in 2019, with the first units put into operation with select customers later this year. Göran Nyberg, President of Volvo Trucks North America, says electric trucks drastically reduce noise and exhaust emissions and create new opportunities to manage logistics. For example,...

January 24, 2018January 24, 2018by
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