Hours of Service Rules and the ELD Mandate

Why Electronic Logging Devices? The ELD mandate requires that truckers use electronic logging devices to monitor driving hours to adhere to current driving time regulations, also known as the hours-of-service (HOS rules) regulation.  These rules dictate how much a driver can work before being required […]

ELD Mandate 2018 • What you need to know • ELD Facts

What’s on the Horizon? As you should already be aware, the new Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate is scheduled to take effect on December 18, 2017.  The ELD mandate will have a significant impact on carrier capacity, which will lead to longer transit times and […]

Forecast on Domestic Truck Rates • Increases up ahead

Kim Dulle, a Domestic Supply Chain Specialist with Scarbrough, states that domestic shipping prices are only going to increase in the next few months. “In an effort to predict future pricing when looking at market trends, there is nothing to indicate that shippers should expect […]

Truckload rates fall for seventh straight month in September

Truckload rates fall for seventh straight month in September Excerpt from: American Shipper | October 18, 2016  Truckload rates fell another 3.5 % in September 2016 compared with the previous year, the seventh consecutive month of year-over-year declines, according to the latest Cass Truckload Linehaul Index. […]

It’s our job to find you a truck

It is our job to make your job easier. An interesting article by Bradley Hartwig in Inbound Logistics mentions something that Scarbrough Transportation, Scarbrough’s Domestic Brokerage Division, deals with every day.  Scarbrough’s dedicated team works diligently to find capacity, find a truck, and find a […]

OOIDA sues to block federal truck safety rule

OOIDA sues to block federal truck safety rule Excerpt from: American Shipper | By: Eric Kulisch | March 21, 2016 The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association says requiring electronic logging devices on vehicles doesn’t improve safety and is unconstitutional. “The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA), representing […]

Truckload Carrier Index

Truckload Carrier Index U.S. truckload carriers are warning shippers the rate pressure hat will likely happen in the second half of this year. The quarterly index fell from a reading of 90.4 in the third quarter to 88.2 according to JOC Truckload Capacity Index. This was the […]

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Safety, Savings Fuel Push for Driverless Trucks

Safety, Savings Fuel Push for Driverless Trucks Excerpt from: American Journal of Transportation | By: Reuters | January 21, 2016 After decades checking their rearview mirrors for the threat from rail and air transport, truckers around the world are facing their latest rival head-on: driverless […]

Port drivers strike additional Southern California drayage companies

Port drivers strike additional Southern California drayage companies Excerpt from American Shipper |  By:  Chris Dupin  |  October 27, 2015 Additional truck drivers are going on strike against drayage companies who work in and around the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The drivers […]