In this week’s edition of By the Numbers, we take a look at one of the most important KPIs that trucking enterprises should be tracking each month – Driver to Non-Driver Ratio.Read More
The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has named Justin Rockcastle, a professional truck driver with Melton Truck Lines, a Highway Angel for stopping and rendering assistance when a vehicle filled with minors veered off the road and rolled.Read More
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has been in high gear in recent weeks. The Agency has several pending regulations which are currently open for public comment and which could dramatically impact the truckload segment of the trucking industry.Read More
Legislation that would increase the minimum insurance liability coverage required for interstate trucking from $750,000 to almost $5 million would put more small owner-operators out of business, independent operators claim.Read More
Senior officials at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said what “keeps them awake at night” is knowing there are small packages potentially concealing dangerous narcotics and other unsafe products that are slipping past the agency’s oversight in the burgeoning e-commerce supply chain.
A recent cargo theft report suggests that transportation companies are particularly vulnerable to “insider threats.” In other words, companies may not be doing enough to secure their cargo from their own employees.Read More
It is advisable to consult with experienced legal counsel to ensure that an employer’s operations, which may subject them to a particular state’s laws, are satisfactory and compliant under those laws.Read More
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has extended its comment period concerning its possible pilot program that would allow non-military drivers under 21 to drive commercial vehicles across state lines.Read More