The trucking industry is vital to the global supply chain, transporting goods across long distances and connecting shippers to consumers. To make sure that this industry operates efficiently and effectively, regulations and systems have been established to manage trucking fleets, including the International Registration Plan (IRP).
In recent weeks we’ve all seen ELDs being added to the FMCSA’s revoked list. They seem to be dropping like flies under the new scrutiny of compliance issues that the FMCSA has undertaken. So how does this happen, and how can you tell if your ELD provider is at risk of being revoked?
You can't travel anywhere without going over some kind of bridge. Bridges help to drastically reduce the travel time it would take to go around the hazard you are trying to go over. Bridges are a critical part of our country's infrastructure and must be protected to keep traffic moving efficiently.
Double brokering can be a shady practice in the logistics industry that occurs when shipment gets hauled by an unauthorized carrier that was not originally intended to carry the load. There are many different instances that double brokering can happen.
It is not uncommon to see a truck that has rolled over on its side. This is an occurrence that happens more than it should and it is a terrifying event for everyone involved. Heavy duty loaded trucks are most likely to roll over because they have a higher center of gravity than other vehicles. This means that the point on the truck and trailer where everything is perfectly balanced is up high.