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RILA Supply Chain Conference 2018 – Addressing Retail’s Biggest Concerns

February 8, 2018 Comments Off on RILA Supply Chain Conference 2018 – Addressing Retail’s Biggest Concerns
In 2017, the U.S. economy experienced growth at a rate of over 3% in the second and third quarters, and corporate profits increased 5.3% year-over-year in Q3. As a result, retailers are struggling to find capacity and maintain a consistent supply chain. The 2018 Retail Industry Leadership Association (RILA) supply chain conference is sure to Read More

Secure Capacity by Converting to Flatbed

January 18, 2018 Comments Off on Secure Capacity by Converting to Flatbed
Logistics markets started out tight in 2018 – and analysts don’t see that stopping anytime soon. To address capacity concerns in today’s supply chain, companies need to think outside the box. By converting dry van freight to flatbed, businesses can take advantage of additional capacity and, often, shorter loading times. Consider adding flatbed to your strategy Read More

Updated ELD Mandate Implementation Could Affect Freight Capacity

September 7, 2017 Comments Off on Updated ELD Mandate Implementation Could Affect Freight Capacity
As mentioned in our previous blog post, complying with the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate will have a big impact on transportation and logistics. On August 28, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) announced that enforcement of the new ELD regulations will now be applied in a phased-in approach. Beginning December 18, 2017, the majority Read More

J.B. Hunt Introduces Cash for Capacity Bonus Program for Power-Only Carriers

August 5, 2017 Comments Off on J.B. Hunt Introduces Cash for Capacity Bonus Program for Power-Only Carriers
The busiest season of the trucking industry has typically been the last quarter of the year. However, an increase in shipment volume due to e-commerce sales, shopping events, and other factors is expanding that season for carriers. To meet the growing demand, J.B. Hunt’s Power Capacity Solutions (PCS) division is launching Cash for Capacity, a Read More

How Shippers Can Help Offset the Impacts of the ELD Mandate

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There’s been a lot of talk about how carrier companies and drivers have had to adjust their practices due to the recent electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, which began being phased in on December 18, 2017. Businesses and facilities have been affected as well. As always, the trucking industry is a two-way street. As drivers adjust to stricter hours of service Read More