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Category: Management

FMCSA To Host Virtual 2020 Truck Safety Summit on August 5, 2020

FMCSA To Host Virtual 2020 Truck Safety Summit on August 5, 2020

| August 3, 2020

This event will feature truck safety, the latest safety data, best practices for safety, and emerging technologies The Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will host a virtual truck safety summit on August 5, 2020 from 9:00AM EDT to 4:30PM EDT.  The summit will be held virtually via GoToWebinar. This event will […]

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OOIDA pushes Congress to waive HVUT in next COVID-19 relief package

OOIDA pushes Congress to waive HVUT in next COVID-19 relief package

| August 3, 2020

Proposal is the best way to provide economic relief to all motor carriers The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has asked Congress to provide needed economic relief to struggling small-business truckers by way of suspending the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT) for one year as part of the next COVID-19 response package. “Truckers are still on […]

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Spot Truckload Rates Rise Amid Supply Chain Imbalances

Spot Truckload Rates Rise Amid Supply Chain Imbalances

| July 31, 2020

DAT Spot Truckload Market Summary, Week Ending July 26 Spot Truckload Rates Rise Amid Supply Chain Imbalances Spot truckload freight rates increased again last week, bucking typical trends for late July, said DAT Solutions, which operates DAT One, the industry’s largest load board network. The number of spot dry van, refrigerated, and flatbed loads on […]

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Schneider Renews With WEX EFS to Continue Valued Relationship

Schneider Renews With WEX EFS to Continue Valued Relationship

| July 31, 2020

Schneider, a premier provider of transportation and logistics services, has been a customer of WEX EFS since 2012 WEX  financial technology service provider, today announced it has renewed its contract with Schneider. Schneider, a premier provider of transportation and logistics services, has been a customer of WEX EFS since 2012. The successful relationship has allowed […]

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Industry Tells Congress “No” on Insurance Increase

Industry Tells Congress “No” on Insurance Increase

| July 30, 2020

OOIDA has proudly led this growing coalition comprised of state trucking associations and a variety of groups representing industries The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association led a coalition of more than 60 trade associations in voicing opposition against any increase of federally-mandated insurance minimums for motor carriers. The coalition sent a letter to Senate transportation leadership contending […]

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Dairy MAX and Trucking Companies Partner to Deliver More Than 200,000 Gallons of Milk to Local Food Banks Since May 2020

Dairy MAX and Trucking Companies Partner to Deliver More Than 200,000 Gallons of Milk to Local Food Banks Since May 2020

| July 30, 2020

Trucking partnerships began when Dairy MAX learned that Convoy, a digital freight network, was offering free transportation for truckloads of food being donated to Feeding America’s network Nonprofit regional dairy council Dairy MAX today announced that more than 200,000 gallons of milk have been distributed to regional food banks in a multistate area since May 2020 as […]

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