ELD Tips for Roadcheck Inspection Blitz
According to the cargo theft recording firm, SensiGuard, fleet and cargo theft will see more activity over Labor Day weekend.  The firm cited date from Labor Day weekends between 2012 and 2016, which 39 percent more thefts occurred than normal, non-holiday weekends. In 2016, 14 cargo thefts totaled more than … Read More
Details on Abbott and Trumps Declaration of Disaster
Texas Governor, Gregg Abbott’s permit waiver and President Trump’s Declaration of Disaster has lifted some restrictions on the movement of oversize/overweight loads that are aiding in disaster relief in and around southeast Texas, according to a Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) release. As a result of both, a special … Read More
Medallion Launches Crowdfunding Campaign to Help Victims of Hurricane Harvey
Medallion Transport & Logistics parent company, Medallion Transport Holdings has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for victims of Hurricane Harvey. With much of southeastern Texas in shambles, the company’s GoFundMe campaign, will help provide aid to families directly affected by the storm. The campaign’s goal is to raise … Read More
Hurricane Harvey: Commercial & Oversize Travel Update
The state of Texas and other federal agencies have issued warnings, including travel advisories that will impact commercial and oversize transportation as Hurricane Harvey hits land. Drivers in the storm’s patch should be aware of severe flooding as the category 2 – potentially category 3 – makes landfall. Storms of … Read More
IOWA DOT to Install System to Help Drivers Along I-80
The Iowa Department of Transportation announced that by 2019, rest areas along Iowa’s Interstate 80 freight route will include technology to assist truck drivers traveling the highway to track parking availability. Iowa’s DOT July I-80 planning study includes a chapter on automated corridors and how vehicle technology can improve safety … Read More
DAT Live Server Maintenance Set for Sat., Aug. 12
DAT will be performing server maintenance to their live servers on Saturday, August 12 from 3 p.m to 11 p.m. (PT).  During this time, the live servers for DAT Power web and DAT RateView will be unavailable and FTP/Connection requests will fail. None of Medallion’s freight agents will be able … Read More
Nebraska: Oversized Travel Restrictions During Solar Eclipse
Several states along the path of the upcoming Solar Eclipse – which takes place on Monday, Aug. 21 – will have some oversized/over-dimensional travel restrictions. Colorado is restricting all oversize/overweight travel North of Highway 50 from Kansas to Utah beginning sundown Thursday, Aug. 17 through sunrise Wednesday, Aug. 23. Georgia has … Read More
DAT Live Server Maintenance Set for Sat., Aug. 12
DAT will be performing server maintenance to their live servers on Tuesday, August 8 from 6 p.m to 6:15 p.m. (PDT).  During this time, the live servers for DAT Power web and DAT RateView will be unavailable and FTP/Connection requests will fail. None of Medallion’s freight agents will be able … Read More
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation Permit Unit sent out an update warning drivers and carriers about road closures and travel restrictions after recent storms and severe flooding. 
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation Permit Unit issued an brief statement warning drivers and carriers about road closures and travel restrictions after recent storms and severe flooding. Drivers, carriers and dispatchers are advised to check 511wi.gov ahead of departure to check for closures or travel restrictions. Most will be published … Read More
Walmart warns carriers about Amazon business
According to a recent article by the Commercial Carrier Journal, CCJ, Walmart is pressuring carriers against doing business with Amazon. Walmart’s logistics arm, including the retail’s private fleet and its outsourced for-hire carriers, has been communicating to those carriers that they may decide against future business with them if they conduct … Read More