As we come to the end of another eventful year, our thoughts begin to turn to 2016, and whatever developments it might bring. With several trucking issues and infrastructure legislation behind us, at least for the time being, hopefully we will have smoother supply chain sailing ahead. Predicting the future in any year is difficult, […]
Archive for December, 2015
ELD’S – SHOULD SHIPPERS CARE?
In our last blog we wrote about the new protection for truck drivers which made it illegal for carriers and shippers to coerce them into violating their hours of service limitations. Last week there was an important new development when the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published a rule requiring most drivers to begin […]
ARE YOU A BAD INFLUENCE ON YOUR DRIVERS?
If so, you may have to clean your act up a little bit. By now, everyone concedes that the job of a truck driver is not an easy one, and is subject to what seems like an endless list of federal and state regulations. Unfortunately, most of them are necessary, and were established to ensure […]