Trucking hours-of-service proposed changes give industry more flexibility

- General News

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) proposed rules ease some of the restrictions since electronic …

PACA’s application to carrier claims

- Trading Assistance
The scope of the PACA is limited. The Act does not give the USDA jurisdiction over transportation firms. But it can still help in these disputes.

Shortage claims must allow for validation

- Dock to Dock
Any problems on arrival should be noted on the delivery receipt with specificity.

Trading Tip: Assessing Transit Temperatures

- Trading Assistance
What constitutes a “slight deviation” will vary, but Blue Book’s Transportation Guidelines provide a rule of thumb.

We have to keep an eye on Uber Freight

- Analysis
As Uber gets heavier into the transportation industry, I see two easy lines of thought on their influence.

The Produce Reporter Week in Review: June 21, 2019

- Produce with Pamela
Greg and Pamela discuss Uber's new freight plans, the Center for Produce Safety's Research Symposium and a hot market for California Avocados. Memes, cats, dogs and avocados -- what else could you ask for?

Wrongfully rejected loads

- Dock to Dock
In close cases it is often better to attempt to settle a dispute rather than putting the questions to a judge or arbitrator.

Vine Line Logistics Expands Midwest Footprint

- General News

PRESS RELEASE Vine Line Logistics has executed an agreement with 42 North Partners and Heeren Companies …

Transit Temps – Reconciling Recorders

- Trading Assistance
What happens when temperature recorders in the same truck show different readings? Don't assume one is wrong.

Valley not immune from truck issues

- Produce Blueprints

Although doing business in the Rio Grande Valley has some notable upsides, but there are also …