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OOIDA seeks five-year exemption from ELD compliance for class of drivers
Proposal would delay compliance for drivers meeting "small-business" criterion and having clean safety records; FMCSA temporarily waives non-compliance hit on driver CSA scores.
Take this ELD and love it!: interview with John Seidl
John Seidl is preaching electronic logging device (ELD) compliance, and he's telling his flock that ELDs can do great things for them once they climb the learning curve.
Monthly index of truckload line-haul prices hit all-time record last month
Cass, Broughton index on multi-month tear.
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Tesla unveils electric semi tractor with 500-mile range
J.B. Hunt buys multiple Tesla Semis for intermodal and dedicated contract services divisions.
Inttra unveils new cloud-based applications for container forecasting and shipment planning
Company says its new Inttra C-FAST forecasting product reduces the manual effort of matching anticipated container volumes with carriers' capacity.
UPS integrates shipping services with Shopify
Access to UPS gives small merchants access to bulk rates and guaranteed delivery times, firms say.
Reshuffled ocean carrier alliances have been good for industry—so far, carrier executives contend
New carrier groupings and industry consolidation not detrimental to shippers, but problems remain, according to speakers at Coalition of New England Companies for Trade (CONECT) conference.
U.S. Customs plans to update CTPAT best practices, minimum-security requirements, and compliance certification
Director of cargo security program outlines current and planned updates at Coalition of New England Companies for Trade annual cargo symposium.
Diesel prices climb to highest levels in nearly three years
EIA data sets prices at $2.915 a gallon, highest since January 2015.
Truckers take to Twitter to vent about ELDs
Reactions range from desperate to sarcastic.

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