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Truckers sitting in traffic jam

The New Reality of ELDs in Trucking

It’s been an interesting time in the trucking industry of late. The recent mandate requiring the use of electronic logging devices (ELDs) in most commercial motor carriers, which finally went into effect in December after protracted efforts to block or delay its passage, has already begun to impact the industry. Fleet owners, drivers, shippers and
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IoT and Telecom

The Internet of Things is Shaping Telecom Infrastructure

In recent years, the tech world has been all abuzz about the Internet of Things. It’s been hailed as a revolutionary step forward in technology and communications. It’s been promised to completely transform everything from domestic life to business to healthcare. It’s been called the technology of the future. However, in order for the IoT
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Trucking being surveilled by government

Are ELD’s Good for Trucking?

To some, it’s a vital and necessary step to improve safety and compliance in the trucking industry. To others, it’s an unnecessary regulatory burden that will drive up costs for little to no benefit. No matter the perspective, one thing is clear: the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) mandate requiring the use of electronic
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Invoice Factoring starts with the invoice

How to Properly Invoice Your Customer: A Guide

For many businesses, invoicing is viewed as a rather perfunctory action. An invoice is often given little thought or importance, and that’s a recipe for trouble. As a factoring company who processes thousands of invoices a month, we know how critical a properly constructed invoice is to the health of your business. If you want
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The Hidden Costs of Driver Detention

In the transportation industry, there are few things worse than being idle. As the saying goes, there is no earning when the wheels aren’t turning. That’s especially true when it comes to truck drivers, who too often find themselves detained for hours at pick-up or destination points while their freight is loaded or unloaded. This
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President Trump's Regulatory freeze positive development for heavily regulated trucking industry,

The Regulatory State and Trucking – Effects of the Freeze

UPDATE: After being delayed for months, the Driver Training rule was put into effect June 6th. In the flurry of activity that surrounded President Trump’s first 100 days in office, an executive order was signed that directed all Executive branch departments to freeze any pending regulatory action to allow for a review by the new
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Women are an integral factor of freight hauling.

The Important Role of Women in Trucking

Trucking is one of the largest industries in the United States, with more than 3.5 million active drivers and approximately 8.7 million people employed altogether. Despite the massive numbers, however, the trucking industry is facing a labor shortage that is expected to grow tremendously in the coming years. One important reason for this shortage? While
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Trucking Factoring - Trucking companies scramble to find drivers as average age grows.

Millennials and Trucking – Bridging the Age Gap

The trucking industry has an age problem. While much of the focus in recent years has been on autonomous trucking and other technologies that could threaten the long-term viability of the industry, a troubling demographic trend has largely flown under the radar. In what the American Transportation Research Institute describes as a looming “driver cliff,”
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