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Jan
18

Obtaining an Authority to Operate, or MC Number for trucking can be a tricky process to navigate. There are many areas that need to be addressed, such as who needs an MC number, what […]

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    Explaining the Latest Trucking Industry Statistics in Under 1,000 Words

Jan
11

There are various reports that provide the most up to the date status of key trucking industry statistics, such as truck to load ratios, rates, spot market capacity, fuel prices, and much more. Two […]

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    What the Economic Outlook of the Trucking Industry Predicts for 2018 and Beyond

Jan
4

Welcome to 2018! The final weeks of 2017 saw record rates, due to the all familiar urgency to move freight before the year’s end. DAT Trendlines reports that weather and tight capacity due to […]

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    Temperature Claims 101 – Everything you need to Understand Reefer Downloads for Warm, Cold and Inconsistent Temperatures in Transit

Dec
22

This week, we are continuing our look at temperature issues in refrigerated transportation with the final installment of our series, Transportation Claims 101 (check out the first and second installments). One of the major […]

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    Temperature Claims 101 – Everything you Need to Know About Pulp Temperatures

Dec
14

As we went into some detail in last week’s post, there are many factors that come into play when temperature claims arise in the transportation industry. Some key tools and pieces of information that […]

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    Temperature Claims 101 – The Three Key Things Drivers Need to Know about Portable Temperature Recorders

Dec
7

There are many areas that come into play when a claim arises. For produce loads, many claims are related to temperature management before and during transit. Some key tools and pieces of information that […]

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    Attention Carriers: Upcoming CARB deadlines for the end of 2017 & Start of 2018

Dec
1

It’s that time of year again, time to start getting ready for upcoming CARB (California Air Resources Board) Regulations deadlines. There are three important deadlines for drivers of commercial vehicles to be aware of: […]

Nov
23

With the ELD mandate looming, we have received various regulatory questions from carriers, drivers, shippers, and other industry stakeholders. We have been actively trying to answer these questions through our previous blog posts, and […]

Nov
16

The National Weather Service has forecasted heavy rain, mountain snow, and strong winds in the West for the next few days. There is a series of storms that will affect the PNW and northern […]

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    The Only Preventative Maintenance Checklist for Diesel Trucks

Nov
9

Maintaining your truck and using an effective maintenance checklist to keep your equipment in good order will keep you and others safe on the road. Maintenance will also keep our overall operating costs down. A […]