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Be Prepared for the Seasonal Ups and Downs of Trucking

Being prepared for the seasonality of trucking changes is incredibly important. Anticipating the dipping and soaring of freight rates, fuel prices, and market demands in accordance to the different seasons of the year makes you a smart business owner ready … Continued

Trucking Industry News Update 10/16/17

Trump Talks Taxes to Help Truckers President Donald Trump talked taxes during his speech given at Harrisburg International Airport last week in Middletown, Pennsylvania. The plan to cut corporate taxes from 35% to 20% was talked about in the context … Continued

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