The highly anticipated electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, announced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), is making a splash in the industry with its release. As fleets start to install and update ELD technology to meet new requirements, there are a number of folks seeking answers to general inquiries about the changes. Continue reading Answering the 10 Most Common ELD Mandate Questions
You have a buyer that wants your fantastic product – but you are in the U.S. and they are in Canada. You want to sell the merchandise and ship it, but you’ve heard about NAFTA, commercial invoices, customs clearance, duties and the storage fees you can incur if shipping into Canada goes wrong. Relax, we’ve got some pointers for you. You’ll be clamoring for another Canadian shipment when we’re done here, just so you can show off your stellar cross-border skills. Continue reading How to Ship Freight to Canada
The electronic logging device (ELD) mandate has been all over trucking industry news. The mandate is expected to make big waves, affecting 3 million commercial vehicle drivers, according to the FMCSA1.
Regulators hope the ELD mandate will lead to more accurate hours of service (HOS) recordings and prevent drivers from being fatigued behind the wheel. The implementation of ELDs in trucks is expected to save 26 lives2 and prevent about 562 injuries per year. Continue reading The ELD Mandate: How We Got Where We Are Today