www.SmartDispatching.com
291 views | +0 today
Follow
www.SmartDispatching.com
Catch up with newsbytes from the world of trucking. Get latest information on topics various like Logistics and Transportation Safety.
Curated by Thomas Philip
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Thomas Philip
Scoop.it!

Transportation, Logistics Firms Added 23,100 Jobs in December

Transportation, Logistics Firms Added 23,100 Jobs in December | www.SmartDispatching.com | Scoop.it

Transportation and logistics companies added 23,100 jobs in December, highlighting the impact of e-commerce on distribution demands.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Thomas Philip from Trucking Industry News
Scoop.it!

Truck Drivers Hitch Their Success to Mobile Technologies

Mobile phones and tablet computers are becoming staples for truckers on the road. In fact, according to a recent survey, 57 percent of truckers use their phones more for daily business this year than they did last year.


Via "Stan Truck"
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Thomas Philip from Trucking Industry News
Scoop.it!

Driver Shortage Boosting Dedicated U.S. Trucking Business

Driver Shortage Boosting Dedicated U.S. Trucking Business | www.SmartDispatching.com | Scoop.it
Retailers and grocery stores are among companies increasingly using dedicated-fleet services as a shortage of drivers constrains U.S. trucking capacity while the economy heals.

Via "Stan Truck"
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Thomas Philip from Trucking Industry News
Scoop.it!

NAFTA has been good for all of North America

NAFTA has been good for all of North America | www.SmartDispatching.com | Scoop.it
The agreement established trade rules and regulations that provide a business-friendly environment so that the three nations can trade products and services more easily among each other by eliminating tariffs and trade barriers.

Via "Stan Truck"
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Thomas Philip from Trucking News and updates
Scoop.it!

FMCSA Field-Testing Wireless Roadside Inspection System - TopNews - Safety & Compliance - TopNews - TruckingInfo.com

FMCSA Field-Testing Wireless Roadside Inspection System - TopNews - Safety & Compliance - TopNews - TruckingInfo.com | www.SmartDispatching.com | Scoop.it
Safety regulators envision a time when they can automatically collect the information they need about trucks, drivers and carriers as the truck goes about its business on the highway.
That time may not be too far away.

Via Shane Paul
more...
Shane Paul's curator insight, March 27, 2014 12:26 PM

The same can be accomplished in regards to training. Drivers can access training from Iphone, tablet or laptop.

Rescooped by Thomas Philip from Trucking News and updates
Scoop.it!

Lawsuit Seeks Stricter Rules for Truck Driver Training

Lawsuit Seeks Stricter Rules for Truck Driver Training | www.SmartDispatching.com | Scoop.it
A group of safety advocates sued the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, saying the agency has been too slow in strengthening training requirements for commercial big-rig operators.

Via Shane Paul
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Thomas Philip
Scoop.it!

Government Funding Bill Rolls Back Trucker Rest Requirements - NPR

Government Funding Bill Rolls Back Trucker Rest Requirements - NPR | www.SmartDispatching.com | Scoop.it
One of the many policy riders tucked inside the trillion-dollar spending bill reverses a rule that long-haul truckers take two nights off for every 70 hours they drive. Safety groups are angry.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Thomas Philip
Scoop.it!

Hire Professional Trucking Company for Safe Shipping of Your Domestic and Commercial Goods

Emolument some trucking teammate in furtherance of suitable portage speaking of thy menial other rebroadcast weft:… http://t.co/yntgXZqmbG
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Thomas Philip
Scoop.it!

FDA Proposes New Rule To Ensure Food Safety During Transportation

FDA Proposes New Rule To Ensure Food Safety During Transportation | www.SmartDispatching.com | Scoop.it
The U.S. Food and Drugs Administration proposed a new rule that requires shippers, receivers and carriers to take proper precautions to avoid food contamination during transportation.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Thomas Philip
Scoop.it!

7 Surprising U.S. Logistics Statistics - Capacity LLC

7 Surprising U.S. Logistics Statistics - Capacity LLC | www.SmartDispatching.com | Scoop.it
Logistics is an extraordinary business that's touches us all, but is often overlooked. These surprising logistics statistics show just how much it matters. (7 Surprising U.S.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Thomas Philip
Scoop.it!

Friday Economic Snapshot: Economy trucking along | Boating Industry

Friday Economic Snapshot: Economy trucking along | Boating Industry | www.SmartDispatching.com | Scoop.it
The American Trucking Association's Tonnage Index is an indicator we don't rarely discuss, but a more tangible way to visualize improvement in the economy. By tracking for-hire truck tonnage, the ATA shows how much ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Thomas Philip
Scoop.it!

Nissan Agrees Not To Keep On Trucking - Multichannel News

Nissan Agrees Not To Keep On Trucking - Multichannel News | www.SmartDispatching.com | Scoop.it
Nissan Agrees Not To Keep On Trucking
Multichannel News
Nissan Agrees Not To Keep On Trucking. Car Maker, Ad Agency Agree to Not Misrepresent Pickup Capabilities. By: John Eggerton Jan 23 2014 - 01:13pm.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Thomas Philip
Scoop.it!

More Miles, More Problems

More Miles, More Problems | www.SmartDispatching.com | Scoop.it
Fleet managers are used to pushing their truckers for more miles. If truckers don’t make deliveries on time, companies can lose bids on projects - and maybe end up shutting the doors for good.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Thomas Philip
Scoop.it!

'Truck Driver' Singer Red Simpson Dead at 81

'Truck Driver' Singer Red Simpson Dead at 81 | www.SmartDispatching.com | Scoop.it

Bakersfield Sound pioneer Red Simpson, a country "truck driving" singer, had died at 81.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Thomas Philip from Trucking Industry News
Scoop.it!

Truckers May Soon be Stepping on the LNG

Truckers May Soon be Stepping on the LNG | www.SmartDispatching.com | Scoop.it

Truckers will soon be stepping on the gas, or the liquefied natural gas (LNG,) that is. General Electric and Clean Energy Fuels Corp. are partnering to build a series of fueling stations across the country -- a phenomenon that they say is demanded by the automotive manufacturers...


Via "Stan Truck"
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Thomas Philip from Trucking Industry News
Scoop.it!

GPS confusion makes Towson neighborhood a truck stop on the road to Dundalk

GPS confusion makes Towson neighborhood a truck stop on the road to Dundalk | www.SmartDispatching.com | Scoop.it
Idlewylde residents knew what they signed up for when they bought homes in the small Towson neighborhood, where yards are small and streets are narrow.

Via "Stan Truck"
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Thomas Philip from Trucking Industry News
Scoop.it!

First Cummins-powered ProStar+ rolls off the assembly line

Navistar International Corporation announced today that the first International ProStar+ Class 8 on-highway tractor equipped with the Cummins ISX15 and SCR-based Cummins Emission Solutions aftertreatment system rolled off the production line this...


Via "Stan Truck"
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Thomas Philip from Trucking News and updates
Scoop.it!

FMCSA Changes and How They Affect You | Greatwide Logistics ...

FMCSA Changes and How They Affect You | Greatwide Logistics ... | www.SmartDispatching.com | Scoop.it
The FMCSA has made several changes the law, including the increase of fines and other major changes.

Via Shane Paul
Thomas Philip's insight:

According to the FMCSA stiff fines for breaking the rules.

more...
Shane Paul's curator insight, October 21, 2013 2:09 PM

According to the FMCSA stiff fines for breaking the rules.

Scooped by Thomas Philip
Scoop.it!

KING OF THE SNOWHILL (MLD227) My Trucking Life

VLOGS FROM THE PAST! catch up on where we've been the past year! Yesterday: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVzH_MrL1qM A week ago: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hkhUpY6qyQ A ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Thomas Philip
Scoop.it!

Trucking Thanks Congress for Including Common Sense Hours Fix in Omnibus - PR Newswire (press release)

Trucking Thanks Congress for Including Common Sense Hours Fix in Omnibus - PR Newswire (press release) | www.SmartDispatching.com | Scoop.it
ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations thanked Congress...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Thomas Philip
Scoop.it!

From newspaper route to trucking entrepreneur

From newspaper route to trucking entrepreneur | www.SmartDispatching.com | Scoop.it
Walking across the massive yard of his trucking business, Doug Coleman points to just some of the different businesses he has on site.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Thomas Philip
Scoop.it!

Trucking Social Media

Trucking Social Media | www.SmartDispatching.com | Scoop.it
Truth About Trucking and Trucking Social Media is a network of websites, social media sites, and blog talk radio which shares positive and relevant information among the trucking community.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Thomas Philip
Scoop.it!

Forward Air Corporation To Acquire Central States Trucking for ...

Forward Air Corporation To Acquire Central States Trucking for ... | www.SmartDispatching.com | Scoop.it
Forward Air Corporation (NASDAQ: FWRD) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire all of the stock of Central States Trucking Company and Central States Logistics, Inc., (collectively referred to as ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Thomas Philip
Scoop.it!

Trucking conditions down in November but remain 'healthy,' FTR says - Commercial Carrier Journal

Trucking conditions down in November but remain 'healthy,' FTR says - Commercial Carrier Journal | www.SmartDispatching.com | Scoop.it
Commercial Carrier Journal Trucking conditions down in November but remain 'healthy,' FTR says Commercial Carrier Journal truck-at-dock The monthly Trucking Conditions Index produced by FTR saw a 20 percent drop in November from October, down to...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Thomas Philip
Scoop.it!

NY-NJ area could witness huge traffic tie-ups for Super Bowl - The Trucker

NY-NJ area could witness huge traffic tie-ups for Super Bowl - The Trucker | www.SmartDispatching.com | Scoop.it
NY-NJ area could witness huge traffic tie-ups for Super Bowl
The Trucker
NEWARK, N.J.
more...
No comment yet.