Business

DAT’s streamlined Keypoint Ops TMS

DAT Keypoint Ops is designed for start-up brokerages and/or small carriers with brokerage wings who want a simple operations system.

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Prime Inc. agrees to pay $3M to settle EEOC discrimination suit

The EEOC charges that a Prime policy stating that female drivers only be trained by female trainers effectively denied women driving jobs at the company based on their gender.

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Spot market update: ‘Genuinely good news’ for a change

Two-thirds of the 80 highest-volume van lanes got a rate increase in the past week alone, and flatbed markets in every region of the country are gaining some ground.

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The Roadcheck effect, take two: 10 toughest states for tire violations

Analysis of data from calendar year 2015 shows a marked "Roadcheck effect" for June inspections, much more pronounced than that seen in a similar 2014 analysis. Roadcheck 2016 is set for next week. Are you prepared?

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Starting Monday, Oakland port will require truck appointments

Beginning June 6, truckers will need an appointment to pick up imported containers at Port of Oakland’s largest marine terminal.

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Owner-operators, industry groups weigh in on proposed Safety Fitness Determination rule

The resounding sentiment from most that submitted comments on the rule was that the FMCSA is getting ahead of itself by issuing the rulemaking before the Compliance, Safety, Accountability Safety Measurement System has been reviewed and its problems worked out.

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FMCSA gets two extra weeks to issue response to ELD court challenge

FMCSA must now issue its response by June 15. The plaintiffs in the case, which includes the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association and truckers Mark Elrod and Richard Pingel, under the new schedule now have until June 29 to file a court response to the agency’s brief.

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Partners in Business tip: Shorter loan, less costly truck

The ideal loan term for a three-year depreciable asset like a heavy-duty truck is three or four years. Here's why.

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Cummins Redefining Tour – Driver Reactions and Future Tour Dates

Fuel prices continue increase, hit highest mark since November

Fuel prices across the United States continued to rise during the week ending May 30 with a 2.5-cent increase nationwide.

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Whining vs. changing: The case for personal responsibility

Part of Overdrive’s mission is to help owner-operators prosper as they choose their own destiny, an idea frequently echoed at Kevin Rutherford's CMC Live event.

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