As of this week, the ELD mandate is one year away. And it's not just carriers who are concerned. Brokers worry that the ELD mandate will lead to reduced capacity and will take a bite out of profit margins.
Got questions about how to stay compliant with the upcoming ELD mandate? You’re not the only one. At the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance conference last month, FMCSA’s top management fielded questions about ELDs from a packed audience.
New overtime rules set to take effect on Dec. 1 are being challenged on multiple fronts. Recently, 21 states filed a lawsuit in Texas to stop implementation of the new rules, and the U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill to delay the rules for six months. Learn how the new rules will affect your business.
Got some trailers that need replacing? Prices for new ones are probably going to jump up soon. Phase 2 of the federal government’s greenhouse gas mandates are now in effect, and trailer manufacturers are the first ones affected.
Today the FMCSA announced that it will again delay implementation of its Unified Registration System (URS). This new registration system will do away with MC numbers, relying on USDOT numbers as the sole identifier for carriers, brokers and other entities required to register with the FMCSA.
Employers have just six months to comply with new overtime rules from the U.S. Department of Labor. The new rules will make millions of currently-exempt employees eligible for overtime. See how the new rules are causing havoc at one freight brokerage.
Your payroll expenses might take a big hit this December. That’s when a new law will change how overtime pay works. If you have any back-office employees who are salaried, there’s a good chance the new law will affect your business. There are four major decisions you'll have to make in order to stay compliant.
It's been a few months since the ELD mandate was made official. Carriers and owner-operators have until December 2017 to make the switch to e-logs, but we're curious how many of you have already made the switch. Are you shopping around for ELDs?
The FDA has released its final rule governing the safe transportation of food. In the new regulations, freight brokers are classified as shippers and can be held liable if something goes wrong. We talked to DAT customers experienced in arranging transportation of food products to see how the new rules will affect their business. See what they said.