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The Canadian ELD Mandate is Coming, Are You Prepared?

Electronic Logging Device Regulations in Canada The era of electronic logging devices (ELDs) is dawning and Canadians are watching as the ELD regulations in the United States go into effect. The American legislation, established by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), requires that affected motor carriers and drivers have either ELDs or Automatic On …

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What Every Fleet Driver Needs to Know About Privacy

GPS Device on Truck Dashboard

GPS tracking can be a safe and effective way to monitor fleet driver behavior and ensure overall safety. But how much can companies track employees before it becomes unreasonable? Since some companies began monitoring and penalizing employees for their behavior outside of work, privacy concerns and legal battles have arisen. Fortunately, taking a responsible, transparent approach …

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New Environmental Rules for Medium-Heavy Duty Trucks

Obama’s Continues ‘War on Pollution’ on the heavy-duty vehicle front The EPA has just released it’s environmental rules for Phase II of the green house gas (GHG) efficiency program, which addresses medium-heavy duty vehicles, which has the potential to vastly improve the transportation industry’s image. Building on Phase I, this next part will spur innovation for fuel …

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Using eManifest to Move Your Fleet Through Canadian Customs

Using eManifest for Canadian Customs

eManifest Will Breeze Your Fleet Through Canadian Customs Last week we talked about preparing your fleet for eManifest, Canada’s method of screening and facilitating the transport of goods and cargo into the country. Designed to identify potential security threats, eManifest requires cargo, conveyance, and importer data to be electronically submitted to the border one hour before arrival. Smart fleet …

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How to Set Up an eManifest Account

commercial traffic at Canada-US border

The initiative known as eManifest will require all highway carriers transporting goods into Canada to send cargo and conveyance data one hour before arrival. The large number of shipments going through customs combined with elevated health and safety concerns have urged the Canada Border Services Agency to find means to process imported goods more efficiently and thoroughly. Enter eManifest. Sending …

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Quick Insight: The Bleak Freight Transportation Services Index

CN starts a fleet integration program for agricultural product shippers: CN is prepared to accept up to 250 private cars to be integrated into CN’s fleet.  Shippers that enter the program will receive weekly allotments to order cars from the railroad’s fleet for 25-car block shipments heading from CN-served loading locations in Western Canada to …

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