In case you haven’t heard, the FMCSA’s Hours of Service rules have changed, effective today, July 1. Like a lot of guys I’ve talked to about it, I had to get myself familiar with the changes and ultimately how it would impact my business and what it would take to…Read more
Did you know that in the United States’ 100 largest metro areas alone, there are more structurally deficient bridges than there are McDonald’s restaurants in the entire country? Put another way, America’s bridges are crumbling. Recent studies show that countless bridges across the United States have been in use far longer…Read more
Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. Healthcare Reform: Pay or Play – TruckingInfo.com Trucking companies are chanigng the way they handle their healthcare coverage due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which requires individuals to…Read more
As we’ve mentioned before, many shipments on uShip from awesome uShip marketplace partner sites like Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers. The items purchased on the Ritchie Bros. site range from pickup trucks to construction equipment to massive dozers and cranes for mining operations — the kinds of heavy equipment that allow the world to move and…Read more
Have you ever wondered what it would like to be a team driver? If you’re not employed in the trucking industry, team driving is a term for two people that take turns driving a semi-truck and managing different loads on the road. Many owner-operators that book loads on uShip happen…Read more
Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. Trucking employment surged in April as unemployment dropped – OverdriveOnline.com According to preliminary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, April saw an increase of 11,700 jobs in…Read more
Guest Contributer: Dana Kaufman, of Proxibid Since January, Proxibid buyers have taken advantage of uShip’s services to ship nearly 200 items throughout the US. Ever wonder what’s being purchased in the Proxibid Marketplace, and shipped to a new home? Well…just about everything! Read on to find out.
All drivers, but especially commercial drivers, should be careful on the road at all times. That’s the message behind transportation policy in the United States in general — it resonates with the way lawmakers address fatigue in Hours of Service and other regulatory laws in the trucking industry. And for good…Read more
Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. Biz Buzz: Shell, TA announce plans to develop LNG fueling centers – LandlineMag.com Shell and Travel Centers of America LLC have agreed to work together on a nation-wide network…Read more
Are you a Distracted Driver? According to the National Safety Council, one in three Americans should say “yes.” April has been dubbed National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and there are plenty of resources to learn about how to decrease the number of distracted drivers.