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ELD Adoption

Editor’s Note: The Eld mandate has arrived but the changes to the industry are still up in the air. Vic Lance of Lance Surety Bond Associates shows us what the industry expects to see regarding ELD adoption.
Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) were introduced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in 2017.

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After a number of delays, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has suspended the implementation of its Unified Registration System. The system was supposed to be fully rolled out on January 14, 2017.  
The Unified Registration System (URS) is a plan to streamline the process of license renewals and changes for transportation professionals.

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how to become a freight broker

It’s a great time to be in the freight brokering business, and there are plenty of reasons to consider starting your own brokerage now.
With an improving economy across the U.S., an increasingly stable and growing industry, and increasing demand for new brokers, you have all the external conditions to become a successful freight broker.

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freight brokers bond renewal

It’s that time of year again, when it’s time to talk about freight broker bond renewal. Two years ago it would’ve been a rare occurrence for most freight brokers’ deadlines to align at the same time. However, many of you will remember the controversial MAP-21 law passed in 2013. It upped freight brokers bond amount and set a nationwide deadline of Oct.

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As a freight broker, you know the importance of staying ahead of trends in your business. 2014 was a dynamic year for shipping and freight, and 2015 might present us with some surprising changes as well. One month in, here are our predictions for freight brokers in 2015:Manufacturing Comes Home
For decades, globalization has defined the supply chain.