Safety & Environment

How to Comply with the Sanitary Transportation Act

Food & Beverage, Safety & Environment, Supply Chain, Transportation Management
August 30, 2016

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Sanitary Transportation Act went into effect on April 16, 2016. The purpose of the legislation was to put controls in place that prevent contamination or adulteration of food while it is being transport...

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Understanding Greenhouse Gas Phase 2 Regulations and Reaching Desired EPA Targets

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Dedicated Transportation, Engine Technology, Fleet Management, Leasing, Safety & Environment
August 16, 2016

As the transportation industry reaches full compliance on greenhouse gas (GHG) phase 1 mandates, GHG Phase 2 is right around the corner. How will the industry approach the next set of requirements to comply with carbon efficiency standards? What do p...

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The Key to Improving Cross Border Security for Your Freight

Cross Border, Safety & Environment, Supply Chain
July 19, 2016

When it comes to commerce safely crossing borders – and keeping borders safe for trade and traffic – pursuit of partnerships between industry and governments could be the best practice. Creating public-private partnerships (PPPs) can deliver t...

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5 Tips to Create a Safer Transportation Experience for the Energy and Oil & Gas Industries

Fleet Management, Oil and Gas, Safety & Environment
July 14, 2016

Oil and gas worksites can be dangerous places for drivers and vehicles. From well or fracking sites to refineries to depots, drivers face harsh, hazardous, unfamiliar and congested areas bustling with people, vehicles and machinery. Whether hauling c...

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How the Heavy Vehicle Speed Limiters Rule Will Effect Fleet Management

Fleet Management, Safety & Environment, Transportation Management
July 12, 2016

With a proposed federal rule requiring the installation and use of speed limiters on all trucks weighing more than 27,000 pounds likely to be published in August, operators and drivers expect significant fallout. The issue causing concern is that op...

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Celebrate World Safety Day: Keep Your Warehouse Safe

Safety & Environment, Supply Chain, Warehousing & Distribution Management
April 28, 2016

As we celebrate World Day for Safety and Health at Work on April 28, one U.S. statistic stands out: The fatal injury rate for the warehousing industry is higher than the national average for all industries, according to the Occupational Safety and He...

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Celebrate Earth Day: Consider the Benefits of a Natural Gas Fleet

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Fleet Management, Safety & Environment
April 14, 2016

Although it may seem that today’s low diesel prices will last forever, that’s probably not going to happen. This may not be a bad thing. Thinking longer term – especially as we approach Earth Day on April 22 - the benefits of eventually switchi...

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Load Securement Makes Roads Safer

Oil and Gas, Safety & Environment, Transportation Management
March 24, 2016

The roads that serve as lifelines to the oil and gas exploration and production industry, as well as the well sites themselves, can be dangerous places for truck drivers. According to NIOSH statistics, 40% of all fatal injuries in upstream oil and ga...

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Are you complying with transportation safety regulations?

Safety & Environment, Supply Chain, Transportation Management
February 18, 2016

Play it safe by knowing what the rules require In today’s regulatory environment, government agencies with transportation safety oversight increasingly demand higher levels of accountability. As they do, truck drivers, carriers and fleet owners ...

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Understanding How Emissions Impact Today’s Pre-owned Market

Fleet Management, Safety & Environment, Vehicle Sales
December 21, 2015

To understand how emissions regulations are currently affecting the pre-owned vehicle market, let’s revisit what’s been happening with emissions regulations in recent years and how it’s been impacting older vehicles (and fleet operations). I...

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