Transportation Management

Have Questions About the ELD Mandate? Here are your Answers

Fleet Management, Safety & Environment, Transportation Management
February 2, 2017

When the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued its final rule in December, 2015 requiring the use of electronic logging devices (ELDs) to record hours of service (HOS) for commercial drivers, the agency did more than just demand ...

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Delivering Stability to Your Transportation Network

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Transportation Management
November 22, 2016

If you’re a transportation manager today then you’re faced with a shortage of drivers, stringent regulations, capacity constraints and the need to keep costs down. So how do you meet these challenges head on and still maintain a high-performing t...

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Improving Transportation Safety and Efficiency Through Technology

Fleet Management, Supply Chain, Transportation Management
November 15, 2016

Technology is transforming the fleet management, transportation, and logistics business, just as it is every other industry.  From advanced diesel and natural gas engines, to onboard computers and cameras, collision avoidance and other sensor-based ...

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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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It Takes a Village – Ryder Top Technician Competition

Fleet Management, Maintenance, Transportation Management
August 10, 2016

Ryder recently celebrated the 15th anniversary of its annual Top Technician (Top Tech) program. For 15 years, Ryder has used the program as a platform to identify, recognize, and reward its top performing truck maintenance technicians. I’ve atte...

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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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Deliver Better Patient Care through Transportation Management

Healthcare, Supply Chain, Technology, Transportation Management
June 9, 2016

The healthcare industry continues to see growing pressure from increasing patient numbers, as well as the drive to improve costs, quality of care, and availability of affordable care. One place to combat this, while meeting the rising demands of cust...

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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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Q&A: New Tax Section 179 and what it Means to Your Fleet

Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Leasing, Transportation Management
March 10, 2016

Earlier this year, a portion of the IRS tax code – Section 179 – was made permanent. This tax deduction can be beneficial for trucking companies whether they lease or own their vehicles. This deduction can be applied to almost any type of equi...

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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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