Truckers, Trucking, and Current Happenings


Because of the imperative yet challenging nature of the trucking industry, some companies are attempting to revolutionize the way that trucking is done.  The use of smartphone applications to “match trucks and shipments” helps to minimize confusion and wasted time. Other companies are attempting to combine the management of different shipping methods in order to increase efficiency.  Even with all of the recent technological advancements and innovation, the article points out that the truckers themselves will not become obsolete any time soon.

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Freight Claims in Plain English Fourth Edition

This text is a valuable tool for anyone interesting in staying up to date on the world of freight claims; it covers many important topics within this section of transport law.  This book is both a useful reference guide, and teaching tool for those looking to deepen their knowledge. Some major topics included in this work are: Common Carrier Liability, Specific Claim Problems, Burdens of proof, and The Impact of Deregulation.

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The Importance of Transportation Management Systems in 2019 and Beyond

There have been a vast variety of reasons that those in the supply chains have turned to updated technology to make things run more smoothly on all fronts: there has been “rising freight rates, driver shortages, tight truck capacity, and changing customer demands” to name a few obstacles, according to McCrea.  TMS are a good solution for companies that need to revolutionize the way they go about their business and run their supply chains.

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