Two new rules were proposed June 9 by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, which look to streamline CDL licensing and help qualified individuals into career opportunities as professional truck drivers. The truck driver occupation faces a huge labor shortage in the U.S. According to an article on Truckinginfo.com, the … Read More
Medallion has ZERO ELD/HOS Violations During 2018 Roadcheck
According to CCJ Digital, the per-mile truckload rates increased significantly in May, especially flatbed, which hit its highest rate since August 2015.  The article noted rates in all three major truckload segments – van, flatbed and reefer – all had significant gains from the prior month. Although gains are consistent … Read More
Registration is Open for International Roadcheck Webinar
Kinedyne LLC and Heavy Duty Trucking are hosting a free webinar to cover various topics about the upcoming Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) International Roadcheck June 6 – 8. The webinar, “A Survivor’s Guide for Cargo Securement Inspections During International Roadcheck 2017” will be held Tuesday, May 30 at 2 PM … Read More
Medallion Sponsors Boars Night Out BBQ Team at World Championship Contest
Medallion Transport & Logistics participated as a Corporate Sponsor of the Boars Night Out BBQ Team at last week’s World Championship Barbecue Contest in Memphis, TN.  Thanks to Medallion and other sponsors, teams like Boars Night Out can do what they love – prepare great BBQ dishes and compete against … Read More
Medallion Sales Agent Also Championship BBQer
Medallion sales agent, Kendal Adair is not just a transportation industry professional, but an accomplished BBQ chef with numerous awards and championships under his belt. Adair is part of a championship team and is the Rib Master for Boar’s Night Out (BNO). During his career, he and his teammates have won … Read More
Roadcheck Inspection Blitz 2017
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will conduct the 30th annual International Roadcheck Inspection Blitz June 6-8, 2017. For 72 hours, CVSA-certified commercial motor vehicle inspectors – law enforcement personnel –  in jurisdictions throughout North America will conduct inspections of commercial motor vehicles … Read More
Morgan Stanley TLFI Report
In the recent, May 3 edition update of Morgan Stanley’s Freight Transportation. TLFI continued to outperform seasonality for the fourth consecutive update. According to the report, it was driven by both demand and supply outperformances. This marks the second straight TLFI update with the three indices outperforming seasonality. Click here to … Read More
The state of Missouri has issued a flash flood warning that will be in effect until Thursday, May 4 at 3:15 AM CDT.  The following counties will be affected: Bourbon, Cherokee, Crawford, Barton, Newton, Cedar, McDonald, Barry, Lawrence, Vernon, Jasper and Dade. Low water crossing, including Highway 43 at Buffalo … Read More
IN: Restrictions on Oversize Load Travel During Wildfire
Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb has directed certain states to ease regulations on oversize loads hauling hay as many are in great need of animal feed.  Oversize loads carrying hay had been restricted in certain states, including Texas, Kansas and Oklahoma due to recent of wildfires. Any oversize loads traveling to or from … Read More
Mi: Spring Weight Restrictions Still in Effect
Published by the Michigan DOT Effective ½ hour before sunrise Tuesday, April 4, 2017 weight restrictions will be lifted from the southern Michigan/Indiana & Ohio border north to the Mackinac Bridge. Weight restrictions are still in effect and will be imposed and enforced on all state trunkline highways in the … Read More