Look at any number of surveys asking trucking companies what their number one concern is and they will tell you: Fuel Costs. This paradigm takes an even greater significance as we move into an environment of geopolitical turmoil and rising fuel costs. With so much uncertainty in the marketplace, one can only wonder where fuel … Read moreFuel Costs Are The Number One Trucking Concern
Can you believe that we are already in the latter half of 2018? Each year seems to fly by faster than the last and it is hard to keep up with the changes. Even as the trucking regulatory and technological landscape shifts beneath our feet, it is more important than ever that motor carriers keep … Read moreTop Concerns For Trucking Companies Going Into 2019
Some are beginning to openly wonder: Will soaring truck costs drive an increase in inflation? Consider the fundamentals behind this argument. We are currently operating in one of the tightest trucking markets in recent history. The overall increase in freight demand has been stoked by an expanding U.S. economy. The sharp increase in freight costs … Read moreWill Increased Freight Costs Drive Inflation?
Have you heard? The Trucking Alliance has come out calling for states to begin mandating intrastate ELD use. Also known as the Alliance for Driver Safety & Security, the Trucking Alliance is known for taking interesting stands on particular issues. In this case, they are getting specific about what they think states should do regarding … Read moreELD Lessons Learned And Hour Of Service In The News
It is one of the hottest topics in trucking today: Autonomous and semi-autonomous big rigs. It has been a topic that has gone through a series of ups and down. One day pundits seem breathless about the potential then the next day it still appears many years off. No matter what side you come down … Read moreThe Latest Developments In Autonomous Trucking
State governments have been hard at work finding ways to invest in additional parking for truck drivers. Parking for truck drivers is an issue that is consistently at the top of everyone’s mind, yet it rarely gets enough attention as other issues – such as the ELD mandate and truck driver shortage. This is likely … Read moreTruck Parking Is Back In The Spotlight
With the truck driver shortage expected to swell to a net-negative 175,000 truck drivers by 2024, trucking companies have a lot at stake ensuring they are meeting goals, otherwise there simply might not be enough manpower to get our nation’s freight to where it needs to go. Also consider that the average replacement cost for … Read moreUsing Data To Enhance Truck Driver Incentive Programs