Tag: Motor Carriers

  • Factors to Consider when Selecting an FMCSA Service Provider

    Factors to Consider when Selecting an FMCSA Service Provider

    When was the last time your company did a full audit of your safety and compliance systems? If the answer is any longer than a quarter ago, then you will want to read this. The speed at which regulations are changing makes it a challenge for even the best to keep up. That’s why it’s […]

  • Data Integration: The Key to Trucking Company Success

    Data Integration: The Key to Trucking Company Success

    The possibilities of today’s modern data processing technology is nearly endless—until it isn’t. Currently, technology is being used to track vehicle health, driver behaviors, collisions, routing, dwell time, fuel costs, temperature sensors, asset locations, and so on. When back-office and in-cab technologies are unable to communicate with one another, fleets experience a pain point that […]

  • Flood Inspection and Reconditioning Guidance

    Flood Inspection and Reconditioning Guidance

    Hurricane Ian’s deadly flooding in Florida will require enormous relief and reconstruction initiatives, many of which rely on the trucking industry and thousands of truck drivers. Bendix provides fleets and drivers with technical guidance on evaluating and perhaps reconditioning air brake, wheel-end, and other safety components that have been partially or entirely submerged for commercial […]

  • Covid-19 Hours of Service Extension

    Covid-19 Hours of Service Extension

    According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) latest notification, it plans to continue the national emergency warrants extension that is exempted from certain requirements in 49 CFR Part 395 (maximum driving time) of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) for the fifty states and the District of Columbia. About FMCSA’s Declaration No. […]

  • State of the Diesel Energy Markets & Contributing Factors

    State of the Diesel Energy Markets & Contributing Factors

    Diesel typically represents the largest single category of spending for transportation businesses. As a transportation fuel, diesel provides various benefits: better efficiency, performance, and safety. While maintenance and repair are necessary costs, an increase in diesel can substantially cripple businesses by inflating operating costs. In recent years, companies have struggled to maintain profitable trajectories with […]

  • Global Freight Market Overview

    Global Freight Market Overview

    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 […]