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The Millennial Potential in the Trucking Industry

The Millennial Potential in the Trucking Industry | Trucking | Scoop.it
Trucking companies make efforts to attract Millennials to the industry in an attempt to diminish the growing employee shortage. 
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As demand for truck driving jobs remains high, the transportation industry must find new ways to appeal to millennials.
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This is a good read for all our trucking, transport, and logistics clients!
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Trucking Companies are Preparing for E-log Mandate Approval

Trucking Companies are Preparing for E-log Mandate Approval | Trucking | Scoop.it

The e-log mandate is officially in the White House. How can truckers prepare for the rule that may likely be set for publication on September 30, 2015.

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Polls show that the majority of carriers and shippers oppose the e-log mandate.

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How Much Does it Really Cost to Start a Trucking Company?

How Much Does it Really Cost to Start a Trucking Company? | Trucking | Scoop.it
When starting a trucking company it is important to consider all the costs that will be involved. Good cash flow protects against unforeseen expenses.
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5 Steps to Lower Trucking Insurance Costs

5 Steps to Lower Trucking Insurance Costs | Trucking | Scoop.it
Trucking insurance premiums are often the third largest expense for any trucking company. Follow these steps to reduce the cost of your trucking insurance.
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ATA Plans to Undo Hours Rule and Enforce E-logs in 2014

ATA Plans to Undo Hours Rule and Enforce E-logs in 2014 | Trucking | Scoop.it
As the end of this year is quickly approaching, the American Trucking Association has many key items on its agenda for next year.  Undoing the current
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Reversing the current hours-of-service rules, enforcing an electronic log mandage, and making changes to improve driver respect are some of the key items on the ATA's agenda for 2014. 

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Study Ranks States with Highest Risk of Truck-Involved Crashes

Study Ranks States with Highest Risk of Truck-Involved Crashes | Trucking | Scoop.it
In a recent study revealing the top 10 states with the most severe truck crashes, the state of New Jersey ranked highest in intensity.  The rankings indicate
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This study indicates the states with the greatest likelihood of having truck-involved collisions.

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Obamacare and the Self-Employed

Sole proprietors are affected by the Affordable Care Act. Find out how, and what your options are for health care coverage.
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Owner-operators need to be aware of how the Affordable Care Act will affect them.

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Are Truckers About to Get Rich? - Businessweek (blog)

Are Truckers About to Get Rich? - Businessweek (blog) | Trucking | Scoop.it
Are Truckers About to Get Rich?
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Trucking outfits are bristling under new federal rules that drastically constrain how long drivers can stay on the road.
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Truckers' Beltway Protest Falls Short of Expectations

Truckers' Beltway Protest Falls Short of Expectations | Trucking | Scoop.it
Trucker protest has little effect on D.C. traffic; trucking industry associations speak out against protestors.
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Trucking conditions improve in August, but hours impact approaching says FTR - Commercial Carrier Journal

Trucking conditions improve in August, but hours impact approaching says FTR - Commercial Carrier Journal | Trucking | Scoop.it
Commercial Carrier Journal Trucking conditions improve in August, but hours impact approaching says FTR Commercial Carrier Journal dock The Trucking Conditions Index, produced monthly by FTR Associates, moved to a reading of 9.52 in August, which...
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Trucking Rates Expected to Rise, FTR Index Shows | Transport ...

Trucking Rates Expected to Rise, FTR Index Shows | Transport ... | Trucking | Scoop.it
Trucking rates are expected to rise this fall as capacity tightens on regulatory effects and improved freight demand, according to FTR's Trucking Conditions Index.
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To some truckers, DOT rules to combat fatigue are tiresome - Sacramento Bee

To some truckers, DOT rules to combat fatigue are tiresome - Sacramento Bee | Trucking | Scoop.it
To some truckers, DOT rules to combat fatigue are tiresome
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... Department of Transportation, have failed. Earlier this month, the DOT won a key legal victory after the U.S. Court of Appeals upheld the vast majority of the rules.
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Opinion: Trucking Remains a Force for Change | Transport Topics Online

Opinion: Trucking Remains a Force for Change | Transport Topics Online | Trucking | Scoop.it
The trucking industry is one of the most innovative and dynamic sectors in our country, and its companies and professionals have been leaders for change in many areas.

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Trucker's Top 15 Healthiest Snacks to Bring on the Road

Trucker's Top 15 Healthiest Snacks to Bring on the Road | Trucking | Scoop.it
Want something satisfying, but without the fat and calories? Look no further. These 15 snacks will cure your hunger and keep you healthy on the road.
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It can be tough to eat healthy on the road. But, truckers can bypass the typical truck stop chow in favor of these 15 snacks.
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Trucking Industry Facts

Trucking Industry Facts | Trucking | Scoop.it

Did you know there are 15.5 million trucks traveling US highways? Check out our recent trucking infographic to find out more about the transportation industry.

 

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New Trucking Technology is Changing Industry

New Trucking Technology is Changing Industry | Trucking | Scoop.it
New trucking technology is changing the trucking industry and it is time for carriers to adapt to the change or else risk falling behind the competition.
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Social Media for Trucking Companies

As more businesses are implementing online recruitment strategies, trucking companies are following suit by using social media to retain drivers and connect
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By observing the social habits of truckers on social media sites like Facebook, trucking companies can establish a better connection with their drivers.
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Are HOS Requirements Impacting Truck Driver Pay?

Are HOS Requirements Impacting Truck Driver Pay? | Trucking | Scoop.it
A recent study revealed that the new hours of service requirements are taking a toll on truck driver pay.  According to the findings, over 50 percent of
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Results revealed that more than two-thirds of the 2,370 drivers surveyed (about 67 percent) noticed a decrease in their pay.

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Truckers Tired of New Sleep Regulations

Truckers Tired of New Sleep Regulations | Trucking | Scoop.it
Sleep rules enacted by the government are taking a toll on many truckers.  With numerous efficiency regulations and electronic monitoring devices capping
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Truckers are tired of the new sleep rules enacted by the government.

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Trucking Companies: Weighing Obamacare Costs v. Penalties

What do the upcoming Obamacare regulations mean for trucking companies and owner-operators? Find out if it's better for your company to opt-in or opt-out.
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52 trucking firms opt out of Pilot Flying J settlement - The Tennessean

52 trucking firms opt out of Pilot Flying J settlement - The Tennessean | Trucking | Scoop.it
NewsNet5.com 52 trucking firms opt out of Pilot Flying J settlement The Tennessean Some 52 trucking firms have decided to opt out of a proposed settlement in a multimillion-dollar class action suit against Pilot Flying J, but a company attorney...
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Drive Safe Truckers – Operation Safe Driver Begins Sunday

Operation Safe Driver Starts on Sunday, October 20. U.S. Law enforcement officials will be on the lookout for high-risk driving behaviors throughout the week.
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TCP survey: Trucking preparing for changes in health care; 24% would opt out - The Trucker

TCP survey: Trucking preparing for changes in health care; 24% would opt out - The Trucker | Trucking | Scoop.it
TCP survey: Trucking preparing for changes in health care; 24% would opt out
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The trucking industry has gradually learned more about this major change through press coverage, health insurers, and new government-sponsored websites.
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ATRI launches survey to determine top concerns of trucking industry

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the trucking industry’s not-for-profit research organization, has launched the 2013 Top Industry Issues Survey. The annual survey, commissioned by the American Trucking Assns.

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9 Ideas to Find & Keep Drivers - Truckinginfo

9 Ideas to Find & Keep Drivers - Truckinginfo | Trucking | Scoop.it

9 Ideas to Find & Keep Drivers Truckinginfo Predictive modeling can help identify a driver who is having problems such as not getting home often enough or not getting enough miles, so trucking managers can have a conversation with that driver and...


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