Livestock haulers’ hours of service exemption request denied

Trucking news and briefs for Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022: FMCSA denies HOS request from livestock haulers The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has denied a request from several agricultural groups seeking an exemption from certain hours of service provisions. The requested exemption was made on behalf of drivers who transport livestock, insects and aquatic animals. […]

Using technology to transform safety from a cost center to a cost saver

Netradyne customer SDS Recycling offers a $25 gift card each week for the driver with the highest GreenZone score – a system on the Driveri platform that captures and analyzes driver behavior like speed and following distance, among other things. It’s an incentive that has driven better safety for its fleet. Netradyne’s scoring system is […]

White Paper: Building a supply chain roadmap in the face of a downturn

As 2022 comes to a close, companies are still recovering from the whiplash that resulted from the pandemic and now many believe the U.S. is in a recession, with a possible global recession not far behind. Inflation has reached heights not seen in four decades and mass layoffs are occurring among many technology and supply […]

Lawmakers, rail unions slam Biden’s call to impose labor contract

Lawmakers and rail groups are pushing back one day after President Joe Biden called on Congress to enact legislation aimed at preventing a potentially catastrophic rail strike, saying his plan doesn’t go far enough. Foremost, they said, the agreement does not address a concern that has been central to the negotiations: paid sick leave. On […]

Atlas Air shareholders ratify go-private sale to Apollo consortium

Atlas Air Worldwide said shareholders voted Tuesday to approve the company’s sale to a group of private investors, led by Apollo Global Management (NYSE: APO). The provider of aircraft leasing and outsourced air cargo and passenger operating services said shareholder approval for the buyout was “overwhelming,” with 99.3% votes in favor representing 81% of the […]