PIB tip: Develop a business plan

| June 25, 2014

A business plan outlines the details of your operation, including the types of freight you’ll haul, the traffic lanes you’ll run and the rate you’ll be paid. Here's why you need one.

BigRoad plans 395.15 compliant e-log, integrates with Sylectus

| June 25, 2014

BigRoad COO and cofounder Terry Frey estimates end-of-summer for the e-log, while Sylectus TMS integration with the BigRoad logging app is live today.

E-log proposed mandate comment period nearing end

| June 24, 2014

Following the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's extension of the public comment period on its proposed electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, comments close finally on June 26.

PA Turnpike tolls to rise again in 2015

| June 24, 2014

The increase, which will take effect at 12:01 a.m. on Jan. 4, 2015, will boost the most common tractor-trailer class toll from $8.62 to $9.05 for E-ZPass customers and from $12.15 to $12.80 for cash customers.

Diesel national average price jumps 4 cents to $3.92

| June 24, 2014

California had the country’s most expensive diesel at $4.119 per gallon, followed by New England’s $4.102 and the Central Atlantic’s $4.071.

XRS update automates IFTA

| June 23, 2014

Electronic-log and in-vehicle communications software developer XRS' latest software release debuted Sunday, June 22. The new features and enhancements include the debut of XRS Trip Management, automated IFTA filing, upgrades to FLX Forms editing and overall improvements to system performance.

Teamsters’ case against Green Fleet Systems goes to labor board

| June 23, 2014

The National Labor Relations Board will hear arguments Aug. 25 from a California trucking company and the Teamsters union after vacating their informal agreement regarding union activity.

Operator hits overhead door while exiting — could trucker have prevented it?

| June 20, 2014

After truck operator John Doe pulled the loading dock at a grocery store, a staff member of the facility lowered the dock's overhead door, which Doe hit on his way out. Could he have prevented the accident?

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