Posted: 08 Jan, 2019 by Matt Sullivan

ELDs ruled everything around us in 2018. The topic dominated our list of most-read stories, and the mandate was central to most of the trends that played out in the freight industry last year. But before 2018…there was 2017. And in 2017, there was plenty of speculation about what would happen...

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Posted: 04 Jan, 2019 by Pat Pitz

A decision by the California supreme court could have a chilling effect on the owner-operator model in that state, and if appeals fail to reverse the decision, other states could go down the same path. So says Joe Rajkovacz, director of governmental affairs and communications for the Western St...

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Posted: 27 Nov, 2018 by Pat Pitz

Carriers and drivers are being tripped up by their lack of understanding of the FMCSA's new personal conveyance guidance. So says John Seidl, a former state patrol inspector and FMCSA investigator who now serves as VP of Risk Services for Reliance Partners. Seidl encourages all carriers to read Regu...

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Posted: 08 Nov, 2018 by Matt Sullivan

(UPDATED NOV 20, 2018)   Fall has been relatively quiet for freight, but all signs show that retail shipments are about to kick into gear. Trucks are in high demand on the West Coast, as imports move east from the ports. Los Angeles volumes and prices are already starting to spike. Higher load-...

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