Benefits of TMS for Trucking Companies (Transportation Management System)

Transportation Management Systems (TMS), sometimes called Logistics Supply Chain Management Platforms are used by companies involved with the planning, execution, and optimization of the movement of goods, both incoming and outgoing. Another role of the systems is to ensure the compliance of all the required paperwork and documentation. Transportation Management Systems will typically integrate with… Continue reading Benefits of TMS for Trucking Companies (Transportation Management System)

How DOT-Ready Brings Peace of Mind to Fleet Supervisors

Whether your company is a newly established motor carrier or one that has been on the road for decades; compliance reviews, roadside inspections, and safety audits can be huge factors for your company’s profitability. To keep up with all of the requirements, it’s never a bad idea to have systems and processes in place that… Continue reading How DOT-Ready Brings Peace of Mind to Fleet Supervisors

When Hiring CDL Drivers, Use These Tips to Maximize Efficiency

When it comes to hiring truck drivers, the process you have for sourcing applications and qualifying records can make a world of difference down the road. It’s important to understand the resources available and the skills for retaining these individuals. In this post, we are going to cover some tips for making sure your process… Continue reading When Hiring CDL Drivers, Use These Tips to Maximize Efficiency

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

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

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

Proposal Changing CDL Issuance from Third Parties Rescinded

Proposed rulemaking to streamline the process of getting would be truck drivers a CDL has been rescinded by the FMCSA following a deeper review of the implications if they were to be passed. Specifically, the rules would have allowed states to use third party testing examiners to administer the commercial driver’s license skills test to… Continue reading Proposal Changing CDL Issuance from Third Parties Rescinded

Proposed Changes to Drug Testing Could Allow for DNA Database

Overview: Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs: Addition of Oral Fluid Specimen Testing for Drugs The FMCSA has proposed to amend the drug testing procedures required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for truck drivers and other DOT regulated companies regarding employees in safety-sensitive positions. Comments on the proposal are due… Continue reading Proposed Changes to Drug Testing Could Allow for DNA Database