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February 13, 2018 | The Truckstop.com Team
You’re ready to attend Connected 2018. Now let’s get your boss on board.
You have a lot to gain from an event like Connected 2018. Industry insights. Networking. Collaboration with peers. But maybe your manager isn't convinced Connected 2018 is worth it. If so, we can help.
February 9, 2018 | Jeremy Feucht
Friday Five: Embark’s autonomous truck, detention time, and ELD adoption
Get your weekly digest on what happened when Embark sent its autonomous truck on a 2,400 mile journey, the problems with detention time, ELD adoption, and more.
February 2, 2018 | Jeremy Feucht
Friday Five: technology in trucking, the State of the Union, and more
This new article features our trucking tip of the week, commentary on President Trump's State of the Union Address, human trafficking and its effects on the trucking industry, and more.
January 26, 2018 | Jeremy Feucht
Friday Five: OOIDA’s ELD exemption request, Tesla, toll roads, and taxes
Did you know? …The average semi-truck tire is only rated for travel below 75 miles per hour. Tesla hits parked firetruck, stems investigation. Tesla is in the news again, but not for the right reasons. As you might recall, last year an Ohio man died in a Tesla v. Semi wreck in Florida while the
January 24, 2018 | Jenna Moore
5 reasons for brokers to become Truckstop.com Certified at #TruckstopConnected18
As a broker, your days are pretty hectic. You have to manage relationships with your customers, book loads with qualified carriers (who are becoming harder and harder to find), and you pull your hair out over the back-office work involved in managing check-calls and processing payment to your carriers. There’s got to be a better
January 23, 2018 | Seth Hanson
The successful freight broker’s guide to load tracking
It’s suggested that 87% of Shippers want to work with freight partners who provide freight visibility. Makes sense, right? I mean successful freight transactions don’t appear in a vacuum (not even when you’re brokering vacuums). Did you know Truckstop Pro broker users get free, unlimited load tracking? And if you’re not a Pro user, it’s
January 19, 2018 | Jeremy Feucht
Industry update: Blockchain, blizzards, and detention
Container shipping leads in tech Container shippers are usually the first in the transportation industry to adopt new technology. According to the Journal of Commerce, the largest global container shipper Maersk is no exception. The company recently announced a partnership with IBM to bring blockchain to the transportation industry. Maersk states they’ll have a
January 12, 2018 | Jeremy Feucht
Friday Five: Driver shortages, Toyota tech, and trucking companies sued
You cold? Be prepared. The “snow bomb” that hit the East Coast (and general winter weather) makes keeping warm a problem when you run out of hours or the road is shut down. Keep gloves (also great for fueling), several blankets (plus what you have in your sleeper), flashlight, and batteries in the cab to
January 11, 2018 | Jamie Van Eaton
2018 Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award call for nominations
Who do you know who’s crushing it in logistics? The Women In Trucking Association and Truckstop.com are seeking nominations for the 2018 Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award (DWLA). The award recognizes the achievements and leadership of outstanding individuals involved in logistics in North America. “The Distinguished Woman in Logistics award allows us an opportunity to honor someone who has gone
January 9, 2018 | Jeremy Feucht
Buying an ELD? What to ask providers
The moment many in the transportation industry have been hoping would never come soft launched on December 18, 2017 and is all but guaranteed to go into full affect April 1, 2018. For those who still have yet to purchase a device, when looking for an ELD: 1. Research There are 180 devices listed on