Orlando, September 27, 2016 – I am in Orlando at the CSCMP Annual Conference among about 3000 other attendees from all disciplines of the supply chain. As most of the readers of this blog know, CSCMP, with its 8500 members from 67 countries, has been the leading supply chain organization for over 50 years. After […]
Archive for September, 2016
DELAY BREEDS CONFUSION
In my last blog I reported on the recent proposal of the DOT that would require governors to be placed on all new trucks weighing over 26,000 pounds. They are still undecided as to what the limiting speeds should be, and are considering 60, 65, and 68 miles per hour. Many large carriers have already […]
ARE WE GOING TOO FAR TOO FAST?
The Motor Carrier Act of 1980 eliminated virtually all economic regulation of the trucking industry. This long – sought legislation freed the nation’s truckers from 45 years of stifling government control.. In signing the bill, President Carter said, “The Motor Carrier Act of 1980 will bring the trucking industry into the free enterprise system where […]