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Svetlana Guineva

How to Determine Whether Your Freight Broker Is Legitimate

Don’t risk entrusting your shipments to a fraudulent freight broker. Check broker credentials to protect your goods.

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Par Wetterlof

Regulation as an Opportunity

Manufacturers should view legislation as an opportunity to achieve better control and supply chain integration.

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David Nitzsche

Six Key Areas Every Purchasing Expert Should Address

Considering six key factors allows purchasing managers to make timed purchasing decisions.

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Tom Flies

Electronic On-board Recorders: The Gateway to Intelligent Fleet Management

Fleet managers increasingly rely on electronic on-board recorders (EOBRs) to manage fleet data.

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Ronald Leibman

House Members Seek to Set Due Diligence Standards for Motor Carrier Hiring

Federal legislators have taken notice of the issues relating to motor carrier due diligence caused largely by CSA.

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Another Week, Another Intermodal Record

The Association of American Railroads reports for the week ending Sept. 20 intermodal rail volume was 279,777 units, breaking the previous record set the week before.

U.S. River Freight System Near Breaking Point as Record Harvest Looms

With a record U.S. harvest just coming in, the river transportation system that is at the heart of the nation's farm economy is overstrained by rising demand for shipping capacity, a low barge inventory, and a dilapidated lock system.

Fire Halts Cargo Traffic Los Angeles, Long Beach Ports

A blaze that erupted at the Port of Los Angeles has shut all cargo operations at the nation’s biggest container hub and half of the terminals at the nearby Port of Long Beach.

Keep on Trucking? Freight to Become Driverless

Daimler AG has unveiled plans for its self-driving Mercedes Benz Future Truck 2025, predicting that driverless trucks could hit highways in as little as 10 years' time.

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