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Trucking Industry News Update 8/28/17

ELD Mandate Effects in the Real World of Trucking Now that the ELD mandate deadline is truly around the corner – December 18 is barely four months away – there are solid predictions on what ELDs will do competitively to … Continued


Trucking Industry News Update 8/7/17

Attention Walmart Shippers! Walmart has established new shipping and delivery policies that impact any carrier that hauls for them. The new policy, named “On-Time, In-Full”, will charge carriers who deliver late, early, or mispacked shipments. Walmart says they will phase … Continued


Trucking Industry News Update 7/24/17

Bill Filed to Delay ELD Compliance Date July 18th a bill was filed in the U.S. House to delay the ELD compliance date two years by Texas Republican Rep. Brian Babin. For the bill to become law it would have … Continued



Trucking Industry News Update 7/10/17

Heavy Duty Class 8 Trucks See Big Sales Spike In June  Class 8 trucks, which fall into the “heavy duty” category, took an upward sales swing in June, reports American Trucker. With an adjusted total of 20,200 units, sales orders … Continued


Trucking Industry News Update 6/26/17

Bill Introduced to Repeal ‘Excessive’ Federal Excise Tax on Trucks New legislation is poised to repeal the 12% federal excise tax on trucks that was originally introduced in 1917 to help offset the costs of World War I. A U.S. … Continued


Trucking Industry News Update 6/13/17

ELD Mandate Comes Color-Coated State by State What states are on board with the ELD mandate? As you know electric logging devices are to be law in most commercial vehicles by December 18, 2017. Overdrive Magazine presents a map with … Continued



Trucking Industry News Update 5/22/17

Stuck in Traffic Costly for the Trucking Industry Time is money, especially for the trucking industry. In 2015, congestion on our national highway system cost the trucking industry $63.4 billion, according to just-released findings by the American Transportation Research Institute. … Continued