Healthcare Reform: Pay or Play
With the Affordable Care Act requiring individuals to have health insurance, trucking companies may face penalties or fees for not providing affordable plans for employees or eliminating plans altogether.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA), which requires individuals to have health insurance, could change the way trucking companies handle their healthcare coverage policies for employees. The Truckload Carriers Association held a webinar on May 23 to discuss its analysis of the ACA and the impact it will have on the trucking industry.
You could be leaving value on the table if you don't utilize your telematics system to its fullest potential
You probably have a pretty good idea what a telematics system is, even if you don't know it by that name. You may know it as a fleet management system or GPS fleet management system or GPS vehicle tracking system.
Leasing Regulations: What to Watch Out For
Leasing owner-operators is one of the quickest ways a company can increase the fleet’s capacity. However, there are several pitfalls with using leased owner-operators, for both the company (carrier or “lessee”) and the owner-operator (the “lessor”).
Regulations, Drivers, Truck Capacity Focus of Shipper Meeting
Panelists warn shippers to treat drivers with respect — or risk not having reliable truck service as capacity tightens.
Shippers must work smarter and cooperate closely with their carrier partners to offset expected losses in truck capacity caused by government regulation, according to presentations at the 11th Annual Transplace Shipper Symposium held earlier this month in Dallas.
7 Tips for Teaching New Log Rules
New hours of service rules go into effect July 1. Are you ready? The American Trucking Associations has published an easy-to-use, free tipsheet to help you help your drivers understand the new HOS rules.