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Analysts Predict Spot Rates Could Soar Once ELD Mandate Goes Into Effect

C.R. England truck John Sommers II for Transport Topics

When the electronic logging device mandate finally takes effect in December, freight hauling capacity will tighten and spot market rates are likely to rise, according to trucking industry analysts.

Steve Brawner | Contributing Writer
August 25, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Russ Elliott on Melton Truck Lines' ELD Implementation

Russ Elliott, senior vice president of operations at Melton Truck Lines in Tulsa, Okla., tells TT's Seth Clevenger about his carrier's experience with ELD implementation. Part of our Aug. 23 LiveOnWeb: The ELD Landscape Ahead. Watch full program at bit.ly/TT-LOW0823.

Transport Topics
August 23, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Tom Poduch of Transervice Logistics on ELDs

Tom Poduch, director of design logistics at Transervice, talks about transitioning from AOBRDs to ELDs and other ELD topics with TT's Seth Clevenger. Part of our Aug. 28 LiveOnWeb program, "The ELD Landscape Ahead." bit.ly/TT-LOW0823

Transport Topics
August 23, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

The ELD Landscape Ahead

How strictly will the ELD mandate be enforced? If you have AOBRDs, should you switch or wait? TT Managing Editor/Features Seth Clevenger hosted LiveOnWeb: The ELD Landscape Ahead with special guest Joe DeLorenzo of FMCSA and additional guests by prerecorded video.

Transport Topics
August 23, 2017
Government, Business, Technology

Little Known Bill on ELDs Quietly Gaining Supporters in US House

Teletrac Navman ELD Teletrac Inc.

A U.S. House of Representatives bill that would delay the December mandate for electronic logging devices is quietly gaining co-sponsors despite lacking support from congressional Republican leaders, a committee of jurisdiction and most of the trucking industry.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
August 23, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Details Added to ELD Workshops at GATS on Aug. 24, 26

Federal trucking regulators will be in Dallas Aug. 24-26 to hear from drivers about concerns they may have regarding the Dec. 18 implementation of electronic logging devices.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
August 21, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Dawn of the ELD Era

Driver checking his ELD Zonar Systems

The arrival of the electronic logging device mandate later this year is widely expected to create significant ripple effects across the supply chain.

Mindy Long | Contributing Writer
August 21, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Maven Introduces ELD, Fleet Management System

Maven Machines, provider of the Maven Co-Pilot headset for driver safety, has launched its own electronic logging device and has ex­panded its product line into a full fleet management system.

Transport Topics
August 21, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Training Can Ease Transition to ELDs

It may be impossible for fleets to entirely avoid upheaval as they make the move to ELD compliance, but the right planning and training can make a world of difference, technology suppliers said.

Bruce Lilly | Special to Transport Topics
August 21, 2017
Business, Technology

ELDs: Now or Later?

A worker uses fleet-management software A transportation worker uses fleet-management software from MiX Telematics. (MixTelematics)

While first-time adopters will need to install ELDs in their trucks by Dec. 18, fleets using e-log systems categorized as auto­matic onboard recording devices, or ­AOBRDs, get a two-year extension. But if you can wait, why change now?

Bruce Lilly | Special to Transport Topics
August 21, 2017

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