Ports up and down the West Coast are in the midst of another partial shutdown for a five-day period, despite pressure from retail advocates, a mounting backlog of cargo and intervention by a federal mediator.
In a podcast, Gordon Klemp, head of the National Transportation Institute, discusses fuel surcharges, sign-on bonuses, demand for owner-operators, and compensation trends for flatbedders and independents.
Hours-of-service frustrations, CSA concerns make their way into Foxx’s highway funding visit to House
In the midst of the highway funding talk, lawmakers took the opportunity to air their concerns to DOT head Anthony Foxx about hours-of-service rules, cross-border trucking, CSA and more.
The rule, which came from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, is designed to help mitigate rollover and loss-of-control crashes, according to the synopses from NHTSA.
The mandate to have health insurance could put trucking's independent contractor model in jeopardy. More on looming ACA deadline here.
The OIG says its objective is to “determine whether FMCSA’s design and implementation of the restart study complies with the requirements of the act.”
Net income for independents and flatbedders topped $60,000. Independents’ income showed the biggest gain over the year, 8.7 percent.
Apex Capital pitches its new NextLoad.com load board as unique in delivering robust filtering/alert/search capability in a free board.
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