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Potential Impacts of the California Diesel Tax Increase

A recently passed piece of legislation which raises diesel fuel taxes is going into effect tomorrow in California. What impact will it have on carriers and shippers? As of November, 1, 2017, the California Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017 imposes these increases within the State: The excise tax for diesel fuel increases 20 […]

Labor Day Cargo Theft Infographic

Labor Day Weekend Cargo Theft Trends and Security Tips

Over the last 5 years, CargoNet has seen an increase in reported cargo thefts over the Labor Day Weekend. Learn more about cargo theft and security efforts YOU can put into place to keep your cargo safe with this handy infographic.  

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ELD Delay Proposed in House

A bill has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that would provide for a 2-year delay of implementation of the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) rule.  If passed, motor carriers authorized by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) would have until December 2019 to install ELDs on all of their trucks. The legislation […]

Tide Turning Small Trucking Companies

Is the Tide Turning for Small Trucking Companies?

As industry capacity shrinks and the Trump administration proposes to roll back regulations, small motor carriers may get some much needed breathing room. There’s been enormous bottom-line pressure applied to small- to medium-sized trucking companies — those operating anywhere from three on up to 150 trucks — in recent years. Yet that pressure may be […]

FourKites and AFN Enter Strategic Agreement

CHICAGO, IL–(Marketwired – Dec 8, 2016) – The Windy City continues to bolster its reputation as a global logistics hub and incubator for supply chain innovation. Case in point: the new initiative announced today between two fast-growing Chicagoland logistics industry leaders, FourKites and AFN Logistics. In association with FourKites, AFN — a dynamic third-party logistics […]