Weather Related Service Update: Beta and Teddy

Beta Bringing Heavy Rainfall to Texas and Louisiana; Dangerous Rip Currents Along the East Coast Beta will continue to bring heavy rainfall and flooding to parts of Texas and Louisiana, with areas of rainfall also gradually spreading across the Southeast. Elsewhere, Hurricane Teddy will remain in the Atlantic, but bring dangerous rip currents, high surf,… Continue Reading

Weather Related Service Update: Sally

Sally Impacting the Gulf Coast; Fire Weather Concerns Persist Across the West Sally will continue to bring historic and catastrophic flooding to portions of Florida and Alabama today along with damaging winds and the risk of tornadoes. Heavy rainfall will also advance north and east into Georgia and the western Carolinas. Elsewhere, critical fire weather… Continue Reading

Weather Related Service Update

Hurricane Laura As recovery from Hurricane Laura begins, we will continue to share service updates as they become available: Resources & Service Updates: Over-The-Road: YRC Freight Laura Weakened to a Tropical Depression; Severe Thunderstorm Risks Friday Tropical Depression Laura will continue east, crossing the mid-Mississippi Valley on Friday then the mid-Atlantic states on Saturday. Several… Continue Reading

CVSA’s International Roadcheck: September 9-11, 2020

CVSA’s annual three-day International Roadcheck is scheduled for September 9-11, 2020 The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) previously postponed International Roadcheck will take place September 9-11, 2020. This Roadcheck is the largest enforcement program on commercial motor vehicles in the world. During this time, CVSA-certified inspectors conduct compliance, enforcement and educational initiatives.  This year’s focus… Continue Reading

Weather Related Service Update: Tropical Storm Isaias

TROPICAL STORM ISAIAS Monday, August, 3, 2020  Tropical Storm Isaias will deliver heavy rainfall, flash and urban flooding, high winds, dangerous storm surge, coastal flooding, life-threatening surf, rip currents, and severe thunderstorms with tornadoes to portions of the Eastern U.S. through early this week. Isaias is expected to track from just offshore of northeastern Florida… Continue Reading

CVSA’s Brake Safety Week: August 23-29, 2020

Brake Safety Week Begins Sunday 8/23/2020 The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Operation Airbrake Program’s Brake Safety Week is scheduled for Sunday, August 23 through Saturday, August 29. There will also be an additional unannounced one-day safety check sometime during the remainder of the year. During these inspections periods, CVSA officials will conduct roadside safety… Continue Reading

Summer 2020 Transport Trends

Here are top trends shippers should be keep an eye on this summer A year filled with uncertainty and anticipation about what “could happen,” 2020 has so far proven to be pretty unpredictable. With some organizations emerging from the impacts of COVID and others entering new lockdowns due to a renewed threat, Odyssey Logistics &… Continue Reading

Weather Related Service Update: Tropical Storm Fay

Friday, July 10, 2020:  Tropical Storm Fay in the Atlantic; Severe Storms in the Plains; Excessive Heat and Fire Weather Threats in the West Tropical Storm Fay will bring heavy rain with flash flood potential, and isolated tornadoes to the Mid-Atlantic and New England. Severe storms in the Plains may produce intense winds, very large… Continue Reading

USMCA Agreement

July 1, 2020 marks the official date of the new United States, Mexico, Canada agreement (USMCA), which will replace the current NAFTA in place until June 30, 2020. The Office of United States Trade Representative states that this new agreement will support “mutually beneficial trade leading to freer markets, fairer trade, and robust economic growth… Continue Reading