House of Representatives Set to Vote on the PRO Act

By Paul Benfer – The Protect the Right to Organize Act seeks to take California’s AB5 bill and make it a federal law by amending the National Labor Relations Act of 1947. What the sponsors are really seeking to do is continue their assault on small...

OOIDA and SBTC File Petition on Freight Broker Transparency to Enhance FMCSA 371.3 Requiring Reporting of Gross Margins on Shipments

By Paul Benfer – Perhaps I missed something, but when did a regulation demanding that owner-operators accept whatever rate a broker offered become law? When discussing 371.3 it is important to remember it was written in 1980 at the birth of trucking deregulation...

How to Develop a Good LTL RFP

How to Develop a Good LTL RFP By Paul Benfer, Kinetic Supply-Chain Services, LLC  As published in the TRANSDIGEST-Volume XXV, Issue No. 266, April 2020 Few things in transportation management provide a higher level of satisfaction than running a successful LTL RFP or...

Covid-19 Statistical Review – April 20, 2020 – Stats from yesterday, April 20, 2020

Covid-19 Statistical Review – April 20, 2020 – Stats from yesterday, April 20, 2020 Our Daily Update on the Data and the Trends Background:  This is another in a series of statistical reviews of the emerging data on the Covid-19 virus.  Note that our conclusions are...