The Trucker Chronicles

In an effort to prevent fatal crashes, FMCSA has issued as many imminent hazard orders placing carriers out-of-service in the past two years as in the previous 10 years combined; agency seeks regulatory and enforcement authorities from Congress WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Transportation announced today that in the last two years, the […]

U.S. – Mexico Agreements Will Lift Tariffs and Put Safety First DOT 79-11 Wednesday, July 6, 2011 U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes Dionisio Arturo Pèrez-Jàcome Friscione joined today in Mexico City to sign agreements resolving the dispute over long-haul, cross-border trucking services between the United States and Mexico. The […]

GREEN BAY, Wis.— Supply & Demand Chain Executive Recognizes Inland Logistics Management’s Innovation, Bottom-Line Value to International Shippers When Schneider Logistics, Inc., a leading global logistics provider and part of the Schneider National enterprise, launched its Inland Logistics Management (ILM) service last year, the company intended to help more international shippers achieve significant supply chain […]

New plan for Mexican trucks

April 20th, 2011

US: New plan for Mexican trucks By David Hendricks New York Times News Service The U.S. Department of Transportation has proposed a new three-year, U.S.-Mexico cross-border trucking program that would allow Mexican drivers to make U.S. deliveries beyond the border zone. The proposal is the next step toward Mexico eliminating prohibitive tariffs against numerous U.S. […]

An index measuring truck tonnage volumes in December reached its highest level since mid-2008, the American Trucking Associations reported Tuesday. The trade group said in a release that its advance index of for-hire truck tonnage jumped 2.2 percent last month after falling a revised 0.6 percent in November. The index is adjusted for seasonal variations. […]