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Uber has quietly launched its own ‘Uber for trucking’ marketplace called Uber Freight

Posted on December 9, 2016 · Posted in News

Business Insider Biz Carson Oct. 26, 2016, 2:17 PM Uber has already mastered moving people and food around cities. Now it’s getting into the long-haul business with a new division called Uber Freight. The plan builds on Uber’s acquisition of Otto, a self-driving trucking company that Uber bought in July for $65 million. Otto’s main.. read more

Port of Oakland launches smartphone apps for harbor truckers

Posted on April 5, 2016 · Posted in News

The DrayQ™ and DrayLink™ applications utilize Bluetooth, WiFi and GPS technology to measure how long drivers wait for cargo at the Northern California port. BY CHRIS DUPIN |TUESDAY, APRIL 05, 2016 The Port of Oakland today introduced two smartphone applications to provide a tech-based calculation of harbor trucker turn times. The apps, DrayQ™ and DrayLink™,.. read more

Trucker association sues FMCSA over electronic logbook mandate

Posted on December 16, 2015 · Posted in News

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association said the new rule requiring electronic logging devices is “the most outrageous intrusion into the rights of professional truckers imaginable and will do nothing at all to improve highway safety.” BY CHRIS DUPIN |WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2015 The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) has filed a lawsuit over a new.. read more

UberRush debuts in San Francisco, as delivery services flourish

Posted on October 14, 2015 · Posted in News

Oct 14, 2015, 6:42am PDT Riley McDermid Digital Producer San Francisco Business Times Uber customers in San Francisco will now be able to order food and goods from the ride-sharing service, as the company’s new courier service expands to the city Wednesday. The feature, UberRush, is a smartphone-based courier service. Previously only available in New.. read more

No More Vessel Backlog at Port of Oakland

Posted on April 7, 2015 · Posted in News

Press Release For Immediate Release Port of Oakland Newsroom April 2, 2015 No More Vessel Backlog at Port of Oakland Ships go straight to berth; a sign that cargo slowdown is on the wane Oakland, CA – April 2, 2015: A vessel backlog constricting containerized trade since January has disappeared at the Port of Oakland... read more

Trucking industry to feel full force of federal regs by 2017

Posted on March 30, 2015 · Posted in News

Impact of speed limiters and logging devices will be apparent on truckload capacity by 2017, with 2015 likely a transitional year in which carriers see fewer disruptions, according to investment advisor Stifel. By Eric Johnson American Shipper Monday, March 30, 2015 The transportation and logistics research group of the investment bank Stifel is presuming that.. read more

Using Telematics to Boost Truck and Cargo Security

Posted on January 14, 2015 · Posted in News

Smart Devices Connect via the Internet of Things January 2015, TruckingInfo.com – WebXclusive by Jim Beach, Technology Editor Fleets have used telematics and mobile communication devices for some time to keep tabs on their trucks and trailers, primarily for productivity and safety reasons. Going a step further, the advent of the “Internet of Things” concept.. read more

FMCSA Offers States $30 Million in Safety Grants

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January 12, 2015 The Federal Motor Carrier Administration announced the availability of $30 million in state grants aimed at assisting states in improving transportation safety. The money is available to states through two annual programs. The Department of Transportation wants states to use the money to strengthen commercial vehicle safety by modernizing their technology infrastructure... read more

Holiday Luncheon 2014

Posted on December 19, 2014 · Posted in News

Thank you to all that attended our holiday party luncheon! Delicious food from Olive Garden! Chris is SUPER excited to be having lasagna 🙂   Happy Holidays!!

EOBR facts

Posted on December 10, 2014 · Posted in News

An electronic on-board recorder (EOBR), or Electronic Logging Device, is a solution that enables drivers and motor carriers to easily track Hours of Service (HOS) compliance, as well as truck and driver performance. Yet, while the science behind EOBRs may be complicated, understanding their benefits should never be. That’s why it’s important to know your.. read more