Electronic Logging Device Mandate

6 Things You Might Not Know About the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Mandate With the final Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate coming later this year, and with Canada now implementing a similar law in 2021, shippers should be thinking about how these new regulations impact their transportation flows and logistics processes. At a time when… Continue Reading

CVSA’s Brake Safety Week

Brake Safety Week Begins Sunday 9/15/2019 The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Brake Safety Week is scheduled for mid-September. Between Sunday, September 15 through Saturday, September 21, CVSA officials will conduct roadside safety inspections on commercial vehicles throughout North America. Any Commercial vehicles with critical brake violations, or other inspection violations will be restricted from… Continue Reading

CVSA’s Operation Safe Driver Week: July 14-20

CVSA keeping North America’s highways safe with Operation Safe Driver week The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Operation Safe Driver Week is here. Throughout the week of July 14th through July 20th, law enforcement nation-wide will be on the lookout for commercial vehicle and passenger vehicle drivers engaging in dangerous behavior. This year’s Safe Driver… Continue Reading

Commitment to Safe Logistics

Here’s how the world’s logistics and supply chain organizations are showing their commitment to safe logistics —both onsite and on the road. Whether they’re delivering products via the world’s oceans, driving them from town to town, or storing them in a warehouse for last-mile deliveries, today’s logistics and transportation companies are focusing on their commitment… Continue Reading

Safety Checks

Keeping North America’s highways and byways safer with a combination of announced and unannounced safety checks. Commercial motor vehicle enforcement personnel in Canada and the United States conducted more than 62,000 driver and vehicle safety inspections on large trucks and buses during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 30th annual International Roadcheck in June.    During… Continue Reading

Operation Safe-Driver Week: Oct. 15-21

In an effort to combat unsafe driving behaviors by both truckers and passenger cars, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) have joined forces to promote “Operation Safe-Driver Week.” Beginning on Oct. 15th and carrying on until the 21st, law enforcement nation-wide will begin a campaign of heavily increased… Continue Reading

Severe Weather Alert: Transportation Impacts 09/12/2017

Irma weakened to a tropical depression Monday night, with 35 mph winds and heavy rainfall as it continued northwest along its path. As Florida begins to assess damage left by Irma, officials in Georgia expanded the state of emergency to include all counties as the state grappled with flooding and power outages. Despite Irma’s westward… Continue Reading

Severe Weather Alert: Transportation Impacts 09/11/2017

As Hurricane Irma lays its assault on the Florida peninsula, it threatens the region’s primary commerce corridors with tropical conditions forecasted to reach Memphis and Charlotte over the next few days. Also, Harvey relief efforts may be impacted by the latest storm. Recovery from both systems could last months. Transportation Mode Updates from Carrier Assessments… Continue Reading

Severe Weather Alert: Transportation Impacts 09/08/2017

The catastrophic flooding that followed Hurricane Harvey had a major impact on families and businesses in Texas and parts of Louisiana. Over the past two weeks much work has been done to restore service in the affected areas but there remains progress to be made, particularly in places like Houston where the damage was significant…. Continue Reading

Severe Weather Alert: Transportation Impacts 09/07/2017

Recovery efforts are ongoing in Texas-Louisiana and travel remains limited in some areas. Progress is evident in the reopening of terminals, quick repairs to rail lines, and a return to more normal vessel operations. However, a long, costly road to recovery lies ahead. In anticipation of Hurricane Irma, some service has been disrupted in Florida…. Continue Reading