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3 Potential Disruptors to ELD Implementation

3 Potential Disruptors to ELD Implementation | The Road

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As the ELD mandate marches along toward a December 2017 implementation date, let’s recap some of the latest news and discussions in the marketplace. While most expect and plan on the ELD mandate to go into effect as scheduled, there are a handful of events and issues that could delay or outright vacate the rule.
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3 Trucking Trends Drove Conversation at MATS and TCA

3 Trucking Trends Drove Conversation at MATS and TCA | The Road

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Trade events like the last month’s Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) and Truckload Carrier Association (TCA) always provide an opportunity to take the pulse of the trucking industry. Seminars tend to focus on safety, increasing efficiency, profitability of businesses and industry trends. This year, topics included electronic logging devices (ELDs), the U.S. economy, and the potential for autonomous trucks.
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Winning Bid Season #4: Turn Your Experience with Shippers Around

Winning Bid Season #4: Turn Your Experience with Shippers Around | The Road

FavoredShipper_March_Datagram2_blog-300x200 How many shippers do you work with that fall into the category of “favored shipper?” How many more are at the opposite end of the spectrum? It’s important to know that frustrating shipper behaviors—short lead times, long truckload dwell times, etc.—don’t have to break the relationship. Read More…

Winning Bid Season #3: Adding Predictability through Truckload Lane Aggregation

Key Carrier Spotlight: CJ Transportation | The Road

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As I discussed in one of my previous posts, a successful and strategic truckload bidding season is about more than submitting the lowest rate possible. By default, most shippers send RFPs that ask for point-to-point pricing on long haul truckloads (moving more than 250 miles from origin to destination). This can result in many lanes with very low volumes.
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