Archive for the ‘ELD (Electronic Logging Device)’ Category

Daylight Savings and Truck Driver Schedules

Posted on March 8th, 2019

Truck drivers need to be aware of how the Daylight Savings Time (DST) affects his or her sleep schedule and driver log times. The regulations state a 14 hour workday, 11 hour driving time and 10 hour off duty / sleeper berth. The time is counted by the number of […]

How Hurricanes Affect Your Freight

Posted on October 10th, 2018

With today’s sophisticated technologies to better anticipate storms and hurricanes, we are better prepared than ever to handle this type of natural disaster. Since we have some predictability, organizations can plan ahead to send extra essentials and supplies to hold over until the storm passes.           Photo: October […]

Mid-Week Holiday Logistics

Posted on June 29th, 2018

Holiday logistics is always a challenge, but it gets really interesting when a holiday falls in the middle of the week, in the middle of produce season. How is this different from a holiday that falls on a Friday or Monday? Image source: MarketWatch Traffic Truckers share the road with everyone […]

CVSA International Roadcheck

Posted on June 7th, 2018

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has set the “International Roadcheck” since 1988, a 72-hour period where commercial motor vehicle inspectors perform inspections throughout North America at a higher rate than usual. For the CVSA Roadcheck 2018, the focus is on Hours of Service compliance. The rules have not actually changed from the log […]

Maximizing Driver Hours: Individualized Sleep Planning and Appointments

Posted on April 13th, 2018

Now that drivers are on their Electronic Logging Devices and no longer have the flexibility that paper logs once gave, drivers are realizing how strict the Hours-of-Service rules are now that violations pop up instantaneously when they happen. We’re talking about going into violation right down to the second one occurs! What this […]

ELD Mandate in Full Swing on April 1st – Get Ready!

Posted on March 30th, 2018

Wait for it… ELD Mandate in full swing starting on Sunday, April 1st, 2018! Let’s hope this is just a cruel April Fool’s Day joke played on us by our government. If it isn’t… What’s going to happen? Fleets that run without ELDs installed and put into use will be issued […]

Rising Freight Costs to be Passed on to Consumers

Posted on March 22nd, 2018

Have you noticed any changes in the cost of your groceries? If you don’t see it now, you will definitely see it soon. The effects of Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) has been a hot topic in the world of logistics, with warnings time and time again that this will affect all […]

How the ELD Mandate Affects Your Driver

Posted on January 12th, 2018

Most of us working in an industry where physical products and materials are moved know that the Electronic Log Device Mandate is affecting fleets across the nation in some way, but aren’t quite sure exactly how. The general feeling is that drivers should not drive past their limits, and we are […]

E.L.D.

Posted on November 20th, 2017

 What are ELD’s? from Boa Logistics on Vimeo. E. L. D. Who knew that these 3 letters would have the power to turn the American trucking industry upside down and would also have the power to take away jobs, sell trucks, and create a diaspora of trucking drivers nationwide. […]