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Preventive Maintenance Schedule Setup

Preventive Maintenance Setting Up a Schedule Preventive maintenance isn’t just necessary, it’s mandatory. According to the FMCSA Regulations, Section §396.3, “Every motor carrier and intermodal equipment provider must systematically inspect, repair, and maintain, or cause to be systematically inspected, repaired, and maintained, all motor vehicles and intermodal equipment subject [...]

By |2018-08-31T08:14:08+00:00August 15th, 2018|Starting a Trucking Company, Trucking Business Tips|0 Comments

Fixing the Driver Shortage

How Would You Fix The Driver Shortage Complaints about the driver shortage sound like a broken record. As e-commerce demands increase and the current driver force nears retirement, questions about the shortage’s economic impact are becoming more frequent. At the moment, only the trucking industry feels the effects.  Freight [...]

By |2018-08-31T08:14:09+00:00May 16th, 2018|Industry News|2 Comments

Hours of Service – Scourge of the Trucking Industry

Scourge of the Trucking Industry Hours of Service The ELD Mandate is a source of contention within the trucking industry. As Phase 1 came to a close, industry segments petitioned the FMCSA for exemptions from the mandatory electronic logging device (ELD) installments.  Some achieved a 5-year victory; some won [...]

By |2018-08-31T08:14:09+00:00April 27th, 2018|Industry News|2 Comments

How to Handle a Freight Claim

How to Handle A Freight Claim Freight claims are an unpleasant reality in the trucking industry. From improperly loaded freight to accidents, there are several reasons why a consignee may come after you to reclaim their cargo’s monetary loss. Prepare yourself for this eventuality and know your rights. [...]

By |2018-08-31T08:14:09+00:00April 18th, 2018|Trucking Business Tips|0 Comments