FMCSA Stops Issuing Docket Numbers (MC, MX and FF) + Status UPDATE (see bottom)

FMCSA Stops Issuing Docket Numbers Following our earlier post (read it here) about the FMCSA’s hosted conference call of July 23, 2015, which addressed questions and concerns regarding replacement of all docket numbers with one, unique number for each entity, we’ve learned that most of the concerns addressed by the industry leaders on that call have been ironed out, and that the FMCSA’s new Unified Registration System (URS) will go into effect on […]

 

Interstate Carriers

Interstate Carriers –  SaferWatch™ As a freight broker, 3PL, or Freight Forwarder, it’s your Interstate Carriers that are the life-blood of your business. It’s imperative that you stay informed about your current partners and carefully screen your potential new ones. SaferWatch provides critical, up-to-date carrier data and other information you need to make quality decisions about the carriers you partner with. There are hundreds of data points instantly available to you […]

 

Infinity Software Solutions & SaferWatch - Successful Partnership Formula

Infinity Software Solutions (Partner Spotlight) The 2015 TIA conference didn’t disappoint! As we’ve come to expect, it was an event filled with industry trends, best practices, and of course endless networking. Every year we looked forward to visiting with our friends at Infinity Software Solutions (ISS), but this year especially, since it marks the 10th anniversary of our partnership. Led by President Joe McAplin, Infinity Software Solutions brought to market […]

 

A Negative Impact of the Dropping Fuel Prices in Transportation - How are you Handling It?

For years, rising fuel costs have been a battle for customers, carriers, and logistic companies alike. The struggle was real for trucking companies to keep up with costs and for customers to absorb the fuel surcharges into their transportation budgets. Rates were on the rise when the recession hit in 2007. Those of us in the industry knew something was up long before the pundits and economists confirmed it. Freight […]

 

Transportation Industry Relieved Due To Lower Fuel Prices

Transportation Industry Relieved Due To Lower Fuel Prices Falling fuel prices are all over the news broadcasts these days and for good reason. Relief from high fuel prices has helped the truck transportation industry, as well as middle class Americans, breath a huge sigh of relief. It creates a trickle-down effect as more money in pockets leads to more products being purchased. As a whole the US economy saw some […]