On July 14, 2016, the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) issued Supplement 2 to NMF 100-AP, which became effective August 13,2016. The biggest impact the addition of Supplement 2 are the modifications to the Uniform Bill of Lading (UBOL), specifically the terms and conditions. These changes will greatly impact proof of liability as well […]
Transit times for LTL shipments can seem confusing at best for many shippers, and often lead to a wide array of frustration and often turn into a source of contention when everything doesn’t go as planned. A delayed shipment can cost customers money, time, and sanity, especially when the items being shipped are time sensitive. […]
Ever since the emergence and rise of the automobile during the 1920’s, America has increasingly relied on the building of highways for both personal transportation as well as industry advancement. The federal Highway Trust Fund was initially created in the United States beginning in 1956 to finance the Interstate Highway System. This fund currently receives […]
Long-haul trucking is both one of the most crucial jobs and, unfortunately, one of its most risky. Long-haul truck drivers are essential to the transportation of goods in the United States, but the demands of their job may contribute to a greater chance for health problems. Irregular schedules, long hours, little physical activity, limited access […]
The world of transportation and logistics can appear very confusing to those outside the industry or for those attempting to break in to it. It is an industry mired in rules, regulations, terminology and high expectations. This is especially true of international shipping. According to a new study conducted by DHL, this fear and intimidation […]
As previously reported in our August blog post, on July 14, 2016, the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) issued a supplement to the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) to become effective on August 13, 2016. The supplement was to publish a revised Uniform Straight Bill of Lading. These recent changes, approved by the NMFTA, […]
The trucking industry must maintain a zero-tolerance policy when it comes to drug and alcohol use. However, under the current drug and alcohol screening programs, employers do not always have the proper tools to identify accurately and expeditiously CDL holders who have received positive drug or alcohol results in the past, have refused a drug […]
The trucking industry is the backbone of the United States economy and workforce. There are currently 3.5 million drivers on the road and millions more working in warehouses, terminals, shipping offices and more. In total, it employs one out of every seven Americans and our roads and ports move over 11 trillion dollars of freight […]
As reported in recent PNG Logistics Blog posts, on July 14, 2016, the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) issued a supplement to the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) to become effective on August 13, 2016. The supplement was to publish a revised Uniform Straight Bill of Lading. These recent changes, approved by the NMFTA, […]
According to the business directory definition, a freight forwarder is a firm that specializes in organizing and arranging storage and shipping of merchandise on behalf of its shipper. For companies who rely on shipping for inventory and to transport their products to end customers, finding a freight forwarder is an extremely important part for your […]
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