Oren Zaslansky grew up in the trucking business, started a truckload company at age 21, moved on from there to a brokerage, and then decided he wanted to see how he could use technology to totally reinvent how we think about less-than-truckload freight.
July 2, 2020
The high costs of legal settlements and “nuclear verdicts” have made it harder for fleets to get affordable insurance, but motor carriers can beat those trends with technology, tightly run safety programs, and intelligent risk financing.
June 26, 2020
After a record-setting year in 2018, where tight capacity led to rate increases for carriers, 2019 was back to a more normal year in freight and logistics, and the industry was poised for a solid 2020—and then the pandemic hit. What this means for logistics and transportation professionals is highlighted in the 31st annual State of Logistics Report from the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.
June 24, 2020
A nearly $500 billion highway funding bill headed to the House floor faces an uphill battle, with critics saying it's partisan and focuses too much on "green" transport.
June 19, 2020
The past few months of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic mean some changes – possibly for the better – will remain in trucking long after the virus is no longer viewed as a threat. HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge shares takeaways from a recent webinar.
June 12, 2020
Positive tests for marijuana use far outpaced those for other drugs reported in the first few months of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse.
June 11, 2020
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has extended its COVID-19 emergency declaration allowing for the exemption from hours-of-service rules if delivering relief loads – but it has narrowed the definition of relief loads.
June 9, 2020