TCA's 81st Annual Convention, Day 1: Member companies recognized for contributions to Capitol Christmas Tree initiative

TCA's 81st  Annual Convention, Day 1: Member companies recognized for contributions to Capitol Christmas Tree initiative

Central Oregon Truck Company, Inc. of Redmond, Oregon, Searcy Specialized of Harrison, Ohio, and Meritor, Inc. of Kansas City, Missouri were recognized for their contributions to the 2018 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree during Sunday’s Communications & Image Policy Committee meeting at the Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) 81st Annual Convention in Las Vegas.

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Court rules state employee/independent contractor classification standard not preempted

Court rules state employee/independent contractor classification standard  not preempted

The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, which is based in Philadelphia and has federal jurisdiction over Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the U.S. Virgin Islands, recently issued an important decision related to the classification of drivers as independent contractors.

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Knowing vs. Doing: Part 2 – The Importance of Designing an Effective Organizational Structure

Knowing vs. Doing: Part 2 – The Importance of Designing an Effective Organizational Structure

When you contemplate the strengths of successful businesses, it is common to focus on a unique product or service offering or a creative marketing strategy that was used to gain market share. You may also think of strong leadership, those with the vision and courage to climb above the rest. However, we often forget to acknowledge the massive importance of organizational structure and design in the ongoing success and viability of a successful business.

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Pennsylvania appeals court rules no-hire clause invalid

Pennsylvania appeals court rules no-hire clause invalid

The third-party logistics provider (“3PL”) in this case had a clause in its Motor Carriage Services Contract with a non-exclusive trucking company. The clause prevented the trucking company (“carrier”) from hiring or trying to hire any of the 3PL’s employees while the two companies were still in business or within two years after they stopped doing business.

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FreightWaves Research Institute announces 'War on Detention' pledge

FreightWaves Research Institute announces 'War on Detention' pledge

The FreightWaves Research Institute, in conjunction with industry partners, universities and technology vendors announces the “War on Detention Pledge” – a promise for companies involved in the freight transportation ecosystem to develop and advance research, initiatives and best practices to mitigate uncompensated asset and driver detention.

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