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Truckers Are in No Hurry to Have Their Hours Tracked

Drivers worry about lost income with a December rule requiring electronic logs Electronic logs are taking fuzzy math out of trucking. Federal and state officials have given truckers until December to install electronic monitors that track their time on the … Continue reading

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Trump Is Making Truckers’ Regulation Problems Much Worse

The Trump administration is consistent about one thing—it’s against regulation. In early August, the Department of Transportation withdrew an Obama-era proposal that would have required truck drivers be tested for sleep apnea. Getting rid of such “pesky” regulations, the argument … Continue reading

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Help Is On The Way for Hurricane Harvey Victims!

Matrix Transportation will be taking any donations for the victims of Hurricane Harvey for the next month and a truck will be in route once a week to haul the items Anything helps, from bottled water, formula, diapers etc.. 7202 … Continue reading

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How Will Cross Docking Logistic Service Benefit Me?

Before getting to why you should use it, let’s have some history of cross docking. It started from the year 1930. This method was then adopted by the military of the United States in the year 1950. Then, in the … Continue reading

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LTL vs FTL Shipping

Whеn you’re uѕing аn Atlаntа delivery company tо move large еnоugh ѕhiрmеntѕ of frеight thаt уоu’vе moved uр from uѕing dеlivеrу vаnѕ tо using full size truсkѕ, уоu’rе gоing tо ѕtаrt bеing presented with nеw options fоr service frоm thаt … Continue reading

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Trucking Industry Debates How Advanced Tech Can Reduce Crashes

Truck manufacturers, regulators and technology firms are increasingly looking to technology like advanced driver-assistance systems to improve truck safety. But the viewpoint isn’t universal. Proponents believe that widespread use of the technology will help slow the increase in traffic deaths, … Continue reading

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Lift in demand fuels hopes trucking has turned the corner

Improving freight demand could signal brighter days ahead for transportation companies — if they can persuade retailers and manufacturers to pay more for shipping. Trucking and logistics firms should give their outlooks for the rest of the year as they … Continue reading

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Customize Dedicated Truckload Services for Your Companies Logistic Needs

In our fast-paced global economy it’s even more vital that a business has access to reliable freight shipping services to get their products where they need to go, on time, and in good condition. When a company needs a product … Continue reading

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Trucking Logistics Industry Ripe For Disruption

Trucking experts are not quiet about the technological disruption happening in the industry – from the move to alternative fuel powertrains to self-driving big rigs, digitally tethered to one another in specially designated lanes. One gear in particular will set … Continue reading

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The Practice of Cross Docking Within the Transportation Industry Part 2

By eliminating the put-away process, companies reduce 3PL warehouse requirements and inventory level when using cross docking.  In addition, these firms reap the benefits of consolidating their freight.  This lowers transportation costs while improving product availability. Successful implementation is dependent … Continue reading

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