Congress approved the Highway Bill, and President Obama is set to sign it on Friday, July 6, 2012. The report contains the TIA-OOIDA-ATA compromise language almost exactly. How will this affect you? Read the great blog post and summary from DAT.com. Leave a comment below and let us know what you think!
Transportation systems are very dynamic. During the last few years the railroads have become more competitive with rapid service from Chicago to Los Angeles in order to out-compete trucking companies. With this kind of service available, the large trucking companies have put more and more of their freight on the railroads double-stack container trains. Truckers […]
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued a final rule that will eliminate Cargo Insurance requirements for freight forwarders and most motor carriers. Only household goods carriers will be required by law to maintain Cargo Insurance. All other motor carriers and freight forwarders will no longer be required to maintain Cargo Insurance as […]
What happens when a Shipper gives one load to multiple freight brokers in order to find a truck? Market Distortion, and it’s Expensive for Shippers. An interesting Market Distortion occurs when Shippers call multiple Brokers to move their load(s). When a Broker receives a call from the Shipper to move a load on a particular […]
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Capacity is rapidly tightening up on ocean containers from China. How will this affect the U.S. domestic market in 2010? How will these containers be utilized in the supply chain? Fast-paced change buoyed by surge in demand, shortage of containers. Ocean container spot freight rates on the key export trades out of China to Europe […]
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Excellent article taken from Transport Topics, Jan. 04, 2010. In Pursuit of Accurate Safety Ratings – CSA 2010, as it is known, is the agency’s revamping of a flawed and oft-criticized safety rating system based on the unreliable SafeStat database. Freight Tec pays close attention to Safety Ratings and strives to only use safe, qualified […]
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Excellent article taken from Transport Topics, Aug. 11, 2009. Opinion: The Customer Service, Dispatch Dilemma – By Greg Shelton, Dispatch Consultant As the recession deepens, there is growing awareness in the transportation industry of the role dispatchers play in keeping third-party logistics firms and freight brokerages competitive, particularly in the areas where dispatch and customer […]