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Cargo Theft Spikes During Holiday Season: How to Prepare

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Whether it is Labor Day barbecues, Halloween trick-or-treating, or Thanksgiving turkeys, the holidays create an increased demand for food and beverage products. While there are many different commodities susceptible to cargo theft, the food and beverage category remains one of the most active, making up 19% of total cargo thefts.

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2018 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week: How We Thanked Drivers

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National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2018 started September 9th and ended September 15th. Many are not aware of how demanding and important truck drivers' jobs are, but without them, stores would run out of merchandise, access to food and water would diminish, trash would pile up, and the world as we know it would come to a halt. Join us in recognizing drivers' hard work and commitment.

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5 Ways Mindful Driving Helps Truckers Keep Fuel Costs Down

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After a long period of low prices, drivers are once again looking for ways to maximize fuel efficiency. Driving any distance, and particularly long-hauls, can easily become a passive job, but taking a mindful approach to behaviors can help drivers maximize fuel efficiency and reduce fuel costs.

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FSMA: Do You Know What You Are Responsible For?

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While many companies have been compliant with the FDA's Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) for years, others remain unprepared. Whether you’re a shipper, broker, carrier, or receiver, below is a guide to the rule and several checklists to help you.

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ELD Enforcement: 4 Things to Know by April 1

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Full enforcement of the FMCSA’s Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Mandate begins April 1. While inspection data from the last few months shows a 96 percent compliance rate, those numbers may dip now that soft enforcement is over. A few exceptions remain, but most trucks deemed non-compliant by enforcers will be placed out of service beginning April 1. Don’t let that happen to you.

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The Future of Trucking Trends

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With technology advancing at an exponential pace, we can expect major disruptions ahead for all industries. There have been many new innovations in the trucking industry over the past few years, but the best is yet to come. In 2018 and beyond, be prepared to see more cutting-edge technology emerge in the transportation field, such as electric trucks, advancements in driverless technology, and blockchain for trucking.

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