How Shippers Can Help Offset the Impacts of the ELD Mandate

March 8, 2017 1
There’s been a lot of talk about how carrier companies and drivers have had to adjust their practices due to the recent electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, which began being phased in on December 18, 2017. Businesses and facilities have been affected as well. As always, the trucking industry is a two-way street. As drivers adjust to stricter hours of service Read More

7 Steps to Improving Shipping and Receiving Locations

December 27, 2016 4
HOS (hours of service) regulations limit drivers to 14 hours of on-duty time each day. Most drivers try to spend as much of that time as possible on the road with a loaded trailer. However, a driver’s service hours are included in time spent at a shipper’s or receiver’s facility processing paperwork or waiting to be loaded or unloaded. Especially in light Read More