Transportation

posted by TrueNorth Transportation on Friday, January 7, 2022

Starting on February 7, 2022, the FMCSA's Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) rule will go into effect. ELDT will help ensure that new drivers are adequately trained before hitting the road for the first time, making the roads safer for everyone.

posted by TrueNorth Transportation on Friday, November 5, 2021

Tune into Oakley Trucking's most recent podcast featuring TrueNorth EVP of Transportation, Trent Tillman.

posted by TrueNorth Transportation on Wednesday, June 16, 2021

While the landscape continues to evolve, new legislation and changes to driver preferences continue to compound the ever-increasing driver shortage, creating new challenges for the industry to keep pace with.

posted by TrueNorth Transportation on Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Pre-employment screening, driver factors that impact safety risk and the rules might come from it. For some carriers, as the pressure to fill empty driver seats, pre-employment screening can become a check the box activities instead of an honest search for the best and safest drivers. Instead of a thorough examination of a driver's safety background, some carriers are only working to quickly fulfil the various regulatory requirements around driver hiring, with little investigation into whether the driver will be the best fit for the organization.

posted by TrueNorth Transportation on Thursday, March 25, 2021

The Evolving Environment for Independent Contractor Utilization Under the Biden Administration.

posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2021

How transportation companies stand to profit by going on offense to recover claims.

posted by TrueNorth Transportation on Monday, February 8, 2021

Many companies opt to take control of risk by moving to a higher deductible or self-insured retention (SIR). With lower deductibles and higher premiums, a motor carrier does not have a seat at the table to negotiate claims. By moving to a higher deductible or SIR, companies can gain control and reduce costs. Upon transitioning there is often a shift for an organization to handle claims in-house within that primary layer.

posted by TrueNorth Transportation on Friday, March 20, 2020

With 30-80% of a motor carrier's Total Cost of Risk (TCOR) coming from variable and indirect costs, the approach to a solid and successful strategic risk-financing and risk-mitigation program must begin with two essential factors: qualitative and quantitative.

posted by TrueNorth Transportation on Wednesday, December 18, 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, TrueNorth Transportation's Dan Cook reflects on two widely-discussed topics in the transportation industry.

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