Trucking Regulations: Washington U-Turns; States put hammer down

By John D. Schulz · October 31, 2017 During President Barack Obama’s two terms, Washington’s alphabet game of regulations came down hard on the $748 billion trucking industry. There were regulations from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) on electronic logging devices (ELDs); hours of service (HOS); safety reporting of accidents; hair follicle testing […]

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Leveraging Digitization to attack new markets

Finding the proper mix of services while mitigating risk has never been more complicated for freight forwarders, say industry analysts. That means, of course, that global shippers must be even more vigilant than ever in vetting service providers when looking to expand their transportation networks across expanding borders. “Data automation allows supply chains to benefit […]

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New “First Party” logistics management service hits market by Haversack Logistics

There is a new, distinctive player offering a better mousetrap in the $161 billion third party logistics market. Or “first party” logistics, as Haversack Logistics is calling itself. Today shippers gain a new alternative with the launch of “first party” solutions provider Haversack Logistics, Davidson, N.C.  Powered by a unique combination of advanced “in the […]

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Infrastructure dreams in limbo as Trump, Republicans running out of time in 2017 Congress

President Donald J. Trump is still expressing confidence that short-on-specifics long-term infrastructure funding plan would gain bipartisan backing in a fractured legislative environment in the waning days of this year’s Congress. But he’s also expressed confidence in ending Obamacare, giving the middle class a tax cut, modernize immigration laws and, oh yes, building that wall […]

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