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Perspective, Business

Opinion: Driver Dock Detention Costs All

Anne Ferro, administrator for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, recently addressed members of the National Industrial Transportation League about an issue that’s become all too common industrywide — driver detention at the docks.

January 20, 2011
Perspective, Safety

Opinion: Enlarging the ‘Circle of Safety’

Safety is contagious — it benefits everyone. By sponsoring the national championships, American Trucking Associations gives thousands of drivers the opportunity to show the nation how safe truck drivers can be on the road.

January 11, 2011
Perspective, Business, Equipment

Opinion: Late Fees and Supply Chain Integrity

Appointment scheduling is common in today’s transportation industry. It allows for the orderly receipt of shipments, reduces waiting time and increases routing and operations productivity. When all goes according to plan, the supply chain flows with optimal efficiency.

January 7, 2011
Perspective, Business, Safety

Opinion: The First 24 Hours After an Accident

Any commercial carrier accident involving personal injury or property damage has lawsuit potential, and the public is usually quick to blame the truck driver.

April 29, 2010