trucking carriers

Review the Last Quarter in Trucking

The most active shippers pay attention to industry trends so that they can project the transportation prices for their supply chain. In the trucking industry, the trends are looking very promising. The results are in from the first quarter of 2014, and trucking companies have a lot of reasons to celebrate. According to the reports, there has been a nearly 5% increase in shipping volume during the past quarter. This was one of the fastest quarterly increases in years in trucking. The trucking carriers are doing very well now.

New Rules For Shipping Food By Truck

Refrigerated shipments of food by truck will be facing new regulations in 2014. The rules, set forth by the US Food and Drug Administration, will provide a way to make the transportation of food safer for people and for animals. The objective is to decrease contamination in the transportation process, which will prevent food-related illnesses. These rules in 2014 are part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

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