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Logistics and Social Media

Logistics and Social Media | American Freight Trucking | Scoop.it
Great people and companies have proved how important social media is for logistics and other industries ...
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I concur! Social Media and Logistics go hand in hand! 

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HOS Rule Reduced Productivity for Most Truckers, ATRI Says

HOS Rule Reduced Productivity for Most Truckers, ATRI Says | American Freight Trucking | Scoop.it
More than 80% of the carriers surveyed by the American Transportation Research Institute said they've suffered a loss in productivity since the new hours-of-service rule went into effect, changing the requirements for the 34-hour restart.

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The new HOS rules are definitely a hot topic.

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NTSB Calls for Audit of FMCSA's Safety Oversight - TopNews - Safety & Compliance - TopNews - TruckingInfo.com

UPDATED -- The National Transportation Safety Board has recommended audits of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s oversight processes in light of several deadly crashes that the board investigated, saying the findings from these...

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The NTSB says it found concerns with both the thoroughness and quality of FMCSA's compliance reviews and their increasing reliance on focused compliance reviews, which examine only a limited portion of the commercial operation. NTSB is issuing two safety recommendations to the Department of Transportation.......

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Trucking Industry Needs New Legs to Keep Running Hard

Trucking Industry Needs New Legs to Keep Running Hard | American Freight Trucking | Scoop.it
From his seat 10 feet above Interstate 45, trucker Gary Babbitt takes a lofty view of the business he loves. Big rigs haul virtually everything in the U.S. to consumer markets, he says, from milk t...
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“Trucks and truck drivers are the pulse of this country,” said Babbitt, 61, a 40-year veteran of the industry..."and if the pulse stops, the country does, too.”


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Karmak Introduces Flexible Business Software Solution - Truckinginfo

Karmak Introduces Flexible Business Software Solution - Truckinginfo | American Freight Trucking | Scoop.it
Karmak Introduces Flexible Business Software SolutionTruckinginfo8/28/2012 - Cobra Offers Hands-free, Wireless CB Mic System Cobra Electronics' new Wireless CB Microphone System and Bluetooth Headset at the Great American Trucking Show, Model CA...
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New Detroit-Windsor Bridge to go to Voters - Truckinginfo

New Detroit-Windsor Bridge to go to Voters - Truckinginfo | American Freight Trucking | Scoop.it
New Detroit-Windsor Bridge to go to VotersTruckinginfoIt's also the location of the most comprehensive international motor show. The 64th IAA Commercial vehicles Show will take place in Hanover Sept.
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Long Live the Disc Brake - Today's Trucking News (blog)

Long Live the Disc Brake - Today's Trucking News (blog) | American Freight Trucking | Scoop.it
Long Live the Disc BrakeToday's Trucking News (blog)Likely nowhere fast, but I truly believe that drums are yesterday' s technology and that the way forward for trucking is with the disc.
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Demand for Natural Gas Trucks to Rise 14 Percent - The Journal of Commerce Online

Demand for Natural Gas Trucks to Rise 14 Percent - The Journal of Commerce Online | American Freight Trucking | Scoop.it
Demand for Natural Gas Trucks to Rise 14 PercentThe Journal of Commerce OnlineThe global market for natural-gas powered heavy trucks will expand 14 percent a year through 2019, with growth strongest in Asia, according to Pike Research.
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America's truck drivers offer advice to 2012 Presidential Candidates - Examiner.com

America's truck drivers offer advice to 2012 Presidential Candidates - Examiner.com | American Freight Trucking | Scoop.it
Examiner.comAmerica's truck drivers offer advice to 2012 Presidential CandidatesExaminer.comAs the Presidential election nears, what advice would America's truckers offer to the two running candidates?
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Truckers face new sleep, rest rules - San Francisco Chronicle

Truckers face new sleep, rest rules - San Francisco Chronicle | American Freight Trucking | Scoop.it
Truckers face new sleep, rest rulesSan Francisco ChronicleTrucking companies that let their drivers exceed the 11-hour driving limit by three or more hours could be fined $11,000 per offense, and the drivers could face penalties of up to $2,750 for...
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Rand McNally Updates Software for IntelliRoute TND 510 - Truckinginfo

Rand McNally Updates Software for IntelliRoute TND 510 - Truckinginfo | American Freight Trucking | Scoop.it
Fleet OwnerRand McNally Updates Software for IntelliRoute TND 510Truckinginfo8/28/2012 - Cobra Offers Hands-free, Wireless CB Mic System Cobra Electronics' new Wireless CB Microphone System and Bluetooth Headset at the Great American Trucking Show,...
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Trucking Technology Likely to Be Affected by Wireless Capacity Crunch ... - Transport Topics Online

Trucking Technology Likely to Be Affected by Wireless Capacity Crunch ... - Transport Topics Online | American Freight Trucking | Scoop.it
Trucking Technology Likely to Be Affected by Wireless Capacity Crunch ...Transport Topics OnlineMINNEAPOLIS — Trucking companies that rely on wireless technology to improve their operations soon could feel the effects of a looming “capacity crunch”...
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America's Truckers Have Got Bad News About The US Economy - Business Insider

America's Truckers Have Got Bad News About The US Economy - Business Insider | American Freight Trucking | Scoop.it
America's Truckers Have Got Bad News About The US EconomyBusiness InsiderAlmost every good we own has been in a truck at one point or another. As such trucking volumes are a key bellwether of the U.S.
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2012 U.S. Truck-Involved Fatalities Rose 3.7%, NHTSA Says

2012 U.S. Truck-Involved Fatalities Rose 3.7%, NHTSA Says | American Freight Trucking | Scoop.it
U.S. fatalities from accidents involving large trucks increased by 3.7% in 2012, rising to 3,921 from 3,781 people the year before, according to a Nov. 14 report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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2012 marks a third straight increase for annual truck-involved fatalities since they hit a low point in 2009 with the NHTSA data.

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News Release - Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration


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FMCSA's Moving Fraud Task Force Shuts Down Five Companies in One Week
Investigators suspend web of related movers in Florida and South Carolina
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FMCSA's Moving Fraud Task Force Shuts Down Five Companies in One Week

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The importance of air freight shipping in Long Beach and Omaha

If you are searching affordable and highly effective air freight shipping in Long Beach CA and Omaha NE, freight shipping pros is here for you. Why trouble yourself while freight shipping Long Beach CA and freight shipping ...
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SAE Book Details Trends in Hybrid Commercial Vehicles - Truckinginfo

SAE Book Details Trends in Hybrid Commercial Vehicles - Truckinginfo | American Freight Trucking | Scoop.it
SAE Book Details Trends in Hybrid Commercial VehiclesTruckinginfo5/18/2012 - Westport Offering HD15L LNG Engine for Class 8 Trucking Westport Innovations announced a broad range of product enhancements, including the availability of the Westport HD...
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Opinion: Remembering Canada's Early Truckers - Transport Topics Online

Opinion: Remembering Canada's Early Truckers - Transport Topics Online | American Freight Trucking | Scoop.it
Opinion: Remembering Canada's Early TruckersTransport Topics OnlineThe Canadian Trucking Alliance, that country's national trucking group, along with the provincial trucking associations, celebrated Canada's National Trucking Week this year on Sept.
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New highway bill praised by trucking officials.

New highway bill praised by trucking officials. | American Freight Trucking | Scoop.it
Officials hope this new bill will lead to more continued transportation funding in the future for things such as infrastructure repair and maintenance.
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Texas DOT Releases List of 100 Most Congested Roadways - Truckinginfo

Texas DOT Releases List of 100 Most Congested Roadways - Truckinginfo | American Freight Trucking | Scoop.it
Texas DOT Releases List of 100 Most Congested RoadwaysTruckinginfo8/29/2012 - Groups Speak Out Against I-95 Tolls in Virginia The American Trucking Associations is among dozens of organizations and municipalities urging the U.S.
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US 71 to Become Interstate 49 from Kansas City to Joplin, Mo. - Truckinginfo

US 71 to Become Interstate 49 from Kansas City to Joplin, Mo. - Truckinginfo | American Freight Trucking | Scoop.it
US 71 to Become Interstate 49 from Kansas City to Joplin, Mo.Truckinginfo8/29/2012 - Groups Speak Out Against I-95 Tolls in Virginia The American Trucking Associations is among dozens of organizations and municipalities urging the U.S.
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Cobra Offers Hands-free, Wireless CB Mic System - Truckinginfo

Cobra Offers Hands-free, Wireless CB Mic System - Truckinginfo | American Freight Trucking | Scoop.it
Cobra Offers Hands-free, Wireless CB Mic SystemTruckinginfo8/28/2012 - Cobra Offers Hands-free, Wireless CB Mic System Cobra Electronics' new Wireless CB Microphone System and Bluetooth Headset at the Great American Trucking Show, Model CA BTCB4,...
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Spot Market Truck Demand Slowly Rising, ITS Says | Journal of ...

Spot Market Truck Demand Slowly Rising, ITS Says | Journal of ... | American Freight Trucking | Scoop.it
Freight demand is picking up slightly as trucking leaves the summer doldrums, but only slightly, according to load matching service Internet Truckstop. The company said its ITS Market Demand Index rose last week as load ...
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Trucks World News: TRUCKING INDUSTRY * USA

Trucks World News: TRUCKING INDUSTRY * USA | American Freight Trucking | Scoop.it
(Photo: The Panama Canal Expansion) Grain Valley,MO,USA -Land Line Magazine, by David Tanner -23 Aug 2012: -- The proponents of longer-heavier trucks are attempting to exploit the expansion of the Panama Canal to ...
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