Status of Driver Hiring In The United States

When it comes to hiring commercial motor vehicle drivers, many companies are feeling the pinch. The truck driver shortage is a real issue in the United States, making it difficult for some companies to find qualified drivers. When companies are filling driving positions, they should consider doing some research for the best resources that can… Continue reading Status of Driver Hiring In The United States

Truckers Comment on FMCSA’s Speed Limiter Initiative, Saying it Will Spark Road Rage

Truckers comment against FMCSA’s speed limiter initiative, saying that it will spark road rage on the highways and do little to help with preventing accidents. The comment period opened on May, 4th and will continue to be open until June 3rd. The FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) is looking to revise its regulations and planning… Continue reading Truckers Comment on FMCSA’s Speed Limiter Initiative, Saying it Will Spark Road Rage

Elements Affecting the Global Freight Market

The global supply chain and freight market are complex and constantly changing. Understanding the factors that impact the market is essential for businesses planning to succeed. With the markets in a state of limbo, now is the time to look for resources to help weather any storm that may be on the horizon. Companies should… Continue reading Elements Affecting the Global Freight Market

7 Tips for Starting a Trucking Company

Are you a trucker who is looking to start your own trucking business? If so, you’re in luck. If you love driving and logistics, starting a trucking company could be the perfect next step. With over 70% of all freight in the United States moving through trucks every day—there is still an immense demand for… Continue reading 7 Tips for Starting a Trucking Company

Driver Availability Trends Continue to Fluctuate

There is a saying in the trucking industry that says “If your wheels aren’t turning you ain’t earning”. Trucker employment numbers should be growing with the rise in demand, however, the declining landscape has employers concerned about the future of the industry. Washington is eliminating hiring barriers while some employers are ready to provide up… Continue reading Driver Availability Trends Continue to Fluctuate

5 Ways Technology Is Helping Improve the Trucking Industry

The trucking industry has improved on many different fronts in the past few years. In the first year of the pandemic, most companies began using online systems to manage their operations, freight volumes climbed higher than ever, and for a while, diesel prices were low. But today, with the pandemic being in a constant state… Continue reading 5 Ways Technology Is Helping Improve the Trucking Industry

Diesel Prices are Declining After Hitting a Record High

 Diesel prices drop to $5.101 after reaching $5.18 per gallon in March.  Trends point to increasing prices throughout the summer. Jet fuel prices are on the rise after refiners switch to diesel production. The United States has seen an upward trend in Diesel prices for quite some time now. A single gallon of diesel fuel… Continue reading Diesel Prices are Declining After Hitting a Record High

Investments Coming to America’s Infrastructure

The largest infrastructure bill in American history, dubbed the “Bipartisan Infrastructure Law” aims to improve transportation and logistics infrastructure around the country. Mainly focused on creating jobs that will be unionized, the budgets will have a life-span of 5 years with the hopes of creating long term developmental improvement to the nation’s productive capacity. From… Continue reading Investments Coming to America’s Infrastructure

Advanced Construction Zone Navigation Capabilities Available in Self Driving Vehicles

“Whether we’re hauling goods for FedEx or preparing to take passengers to the airport, we’re seeing our technology evolve into a valuable product, and that’s exciting,” -Chris Urmson, CEO at Aurora One of the leading autonomous truck makers, Aurora Innovation, has began testing their trucks on a route that runs between Fort Worth and El… Continue reading Advanced Construction Zone Navigation Capabilities Available in Self Driving Vehicles