Several Eastern states have issued travel advisories during today’s winter storm Inga, with North Carolina issuing a state of emergency and transportation waiver as the storm created icy and unsafe travel conditions.

Several Eastern states have issued travel advisories during winter storm Inga, with North Carolina issuing a state of emergency and transportation waiver as the storm creates icy and unsafe travel conditions.  As North Carolina is hit with the second big winter storm in less than a month, Governor Roy Cooper … Read More

Top Reasons Truck Drivers Are Pulled Over

A state patrol agent gave his first-hand account of reasons why commercial truck drivers are pulled over.  Here’s what made the list, most of which are in the FMCSA’s (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) safety measurement system. 1. Following Too Close If a truck driver is less than one truck … Read More

2018 & 2019 UCR Fees

Just before the beginning of the new year, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) finalized United Carrier Registration (UCR) fees for 2018 and 2019. There will be minor decreases in fees from 2017 in 2018 and 2019, an approximate 9.10 percent reduction in 2018 and a 4.55 percent reduction … Read More

Medallion Announces Halloween Contest Winners

Medallion Transport & Logistics’ corporate Olive Branch, MS office has announced the winners of its Halloween work station decorating contest.  While each staff member pieced together their most creative and festive display, it was up to Medallion Transport & Logistics’ Facebook fans to name the winner. For a week, company Facebook … Read More

Medallion Seeks Experienced Flatbed Broker

Medallion Transport & Logistics, a leader in logistics project management in North America, is looking for an experienced Flatbed Broker to work with its corporate Olive Branch, MS office. We are specifically looking for a Flatbed Broker with a solid foundation of flatbed business, who is self-starting and motivated to … Read More

Ports of LA/Long Beach Experiencing Congestion, Delays

The ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach are experiencing severe congestion and are experiencing major delays.  The ports have a shortage of equipment, which is also causing a snowball effect.  This unfortunately has a negative impact not only on the ports, but also on the U.S. rail and intermodal trucking networks … Read More

ELD Mandate, Hurricane Recovery Could Result in Shift to Capacity & Rates

As hurricane recovery efforts in Texas and Florida continue, and the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate implementation deadline nears, the trucking industry may face some challenges, including a shift in both capacity and rates. According to industry experts, some who spoke at the recent FTR Conference in Indianapolis, the shift … Read More

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is hosting an online webcast on the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate on Wednesday, Oct. 11 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. ET.  No registration is necessary, anyone interested can just visit www.fmcsa.dot.gov/ELD-event  by 12:30 p.m. ET to join. The online webcast is a live … Read More

Live Hours of Service Q&A Session with FMCSA

The Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA) will host two live Hours of Service (HOS) question & answer (Q&A) sessions this month. Each webinar will address the number of hours that a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) driver can be on the road and the number of hours a CMV can … Read More

Flying J/Pilot Hurricane Nate Update

The below update was released by Pilot J at 2:30 pm EST Sunday, Oct. 8 on store operations that were in the path of Hurricane Nate. Store Operations: The following locations have re-opened. Alabama Pilot 302 – Theodore, AL Pilot 75 – Satsuma, AL Louisiana Pilot 82 – Laplace, LA … Read More