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In a relief to produce haulers and the industry in general, the federal government has said hours-of-service rules don’t kick in until a driver goes 150 miles from the original pickup.
Jun 07, 2018 by Tom Karst
Tom and Ashley discuss the major stories of the week, from ongoing issues like high freight rates to new developments like Del Monte buying Mann Packing and Supervalu feeling the heat from an activist investor.
Feb 09, 2018 by Ashley Nickle
Warning about cybersecurity concerns and the prospect of higher truck rates, a coalition of truck operators and drivers opposed to the Dec. 18 electronic logging device mandate gathered in protest across the country.
Dec 08, 2017
Tight truck availability — a problem that may grow with mandates for electronic devices that log hours of service — is one of the few negatives for Red River Valley potato grower-shippers this year.
Nov 21, 2017
The planned implementation of the Department of Transportation’s Electronic Logging Device requirements in mid-December for truckers may force out some of the industry’s best truck drivers.
Nov 09, 2017
Carrier Transicold’s newest refrigeration unit is specifically designed for smaller trucks and large cargo vans that transport perishables and frozen food.
Oct 24, 2017 by Chris Koger