A primer of doing business direct with the military -- or the 3PL contractor controlling almost half of general military freight -- to haul DOD loads.
Owner-operators continue to fight for access to military freight, though federal cost-cutting initiatives have reduced rates.
The Go By Truck online freight management application bills itself as "automated freight brokering" -- the company also offers a referral-bonus program for any user of the system.
Driver Cameron's new Facebook page is dedicated to sharing her story -- she's lost 75 pounds while driving over-the-road in just a year -- to inspire others. Also: More on the New Entrant testing rulemaking ...
The dropping numbers of brokers in FMCSA's database doesn't tell the whole story, says a TIA rep, and the impact of the broker bond increase on the trucking industry will be minimal, he added.
In a number that's been increasing every day since Dec. 1, 7,561 freight brokers are now shut down due to their failure to comply with bond increase required by the MAP-21, says James Lamb, AIPBA ...
A broker trade association is appealing a new regulation that changed their minimum bond requirement from $10,000 to $75,000, which it says already has shut down 2,768 brokers not in compliance by Dec. 1 deadline.
A small fleet owner on CSA: "We lost our triangle, and it is incredible how much difference it has made. Many of our old customers ... called as soon as we lost the triangle."
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