posted by TrueNorth Companies on Monday, April 17, 2023

While a motor carrier may have their insurance and risk management strategy outlined, there are some key differences to consider with freight brokerages. Without a proper insurance foundation, a freight broker can be left open to risk in the case of an accident and/or litigation.

posted by TrueNorth Transportation on Friday, March 17, 2023

Think about your safety manual, or the safety section of your driver handbook. Now, picture yourself in a deposition, answering every safety instruction in detail. Will you have to defend a poor policy or admit your driver failed to follow it?

posted by TrueNorth Transportation on Wednesday, March 8, 2023

According to the Women In Trucking Association, women make up nearly 14% of professional drivers and nearly 34% of C-suite executives in the transportation industry. In honor of International Women's Day on March 8, we're spotlighting some of the women on TrueNorth's Transportation division! These women serve in positions across the division – from technology, to client service, to account management and more.

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.

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