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  • Example of Third Party Logistics Provider Contract Created: Sunday, March 31, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    A carrier contract is straightforward. The only differences should be the names of the companies involved and the specific terms agreed upon between carrier and shipper." i--#if expr="$zTP='t3'" --...
  • Logbook Auditing and D.O.T. Audits Created: Thursday, February 28, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    Always be prepared for a DOT audit by daily auditing your drivers logs. That includes both paper and elogs." itemprop="description"> Monday, February 11, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    A detailed description of how to properly fill out a driver's daily log, or paper log." itemprop="description"> Sunday, October 28, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    Fleet managers are integral to a successful transportation company." itemprop="description"> Tuesday, July 31, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
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  • Truck Driver Job Description Created: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
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  • Dispatcher Created: Saturday, February 25, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    Dispatchers are an important part of the trucking industry. This article describes the role of a dispatcher." itemprop="description"> Friday, March 11, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    A list of locations to take a written or road CDL test in Illinois." itemprop="description"> Sunday, November 14, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    Container shipping uses standard sized containers of 20 foot, 40 foot, 45 foot and 53 foot. TEU is twenty-foot equivalent unit, which is the standard measure." itemprop="de"$zTP='t3'" --> itemprop=...
  • 15 Truck Driver Gift Ideas Created: Thursday, February 28, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014
    For those who spend their life behind a steering wheel, finding a practical gift can be a challenge. Here are 15 gift ideas for your favorite truck driver!
  • Minnesota CDL Testing Locations Created: Monday, October 17, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014
    A list of locations throughout Minnesota where one may take a CDL knowledge test.
  • 5 Healthy Habits for Over-The-Road Truck Drivers Created: Wednesday, November 23, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    Over-the-road truck drivers lead a sedentary life. They need all assistance to change over to a healthy lifestyle.
  • DOT Inspections Created: Sunday, July 03, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    A description of what is involved in DOT inspections as well as what is expected by the driver.
  • Hours of Service Regulations Created: Monday, December 20, 2010 Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014
    The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) regulates the number of hours a truck driver may drive per day as well as the total number of hours he/she may work per day and per week. These ...
  • CDL Manual – Part One Created: Saturday, February 18, 2012 Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014
    The CDL manual can be a daunting read. The easiest way I have found to read it is to break it down into "bite-size" pieces." itemprop="description">...
  • Truckload Carriers Created: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014
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  • Port of Albany (New York, United States) Created: Monday, January 24, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014
    The Port of Albany is located on the Upper Hudson River in Albany, New York, United States.
  • The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) Created: Saturday, November 26, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    The International Air Cargo Association exists to ensure the safety and prosperity of the air cargo industry.
  • Authorized For-Hire Created: Monday, May 28, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    The definition of Authorized For-Hire.
  • Trucker’s Mobile Office Created: Friday, January 31, 2014 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
    How to go about setting up a trucker's mobile office.
  • Controlled Substances and Alcohol: The Law (382) Created: Tuesday, April 24, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
    Reading the Code of Federal Regulations can be daunting. This is a break down of part 382 into everyday language.
  • Ill or Fatigued Truck Driver Created: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
    How do you treat an ill or fatigued driver? With discretion and tact. And handle each situation as it arises. There are no hard and fast rules." itemprop="description" Saturday, October 22, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
    A list of locations to take the written test in Virginia.
  • Colorado Third Party CDL Skills Testers Created: Saturday, March 31, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
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  • Louisiana CDL Testing Locations Created: Sunday, May 15, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
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    Unions 101 Created: Saturday, June 29, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
    Unions are a way to ensure that employees receive fair compensation and treatment." itemprop="description"> Tuesday, December 31, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
    Learn how OSHA plays a significant role in the trucking industry.
  • The Instruments and Gauges Found on a Common CMV Dashboard Created: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
    What do all the lights, switches and gauges on your semi's dash mean?
  • Do You Dare Become Labeled a Whistle Blower? Created: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013
    What happens if I call the D.O.T. and report my company for making me drive an unsafe vehicle? Do I have any grounds to fight a termination or demotion or harassment?
  • Medical Card Self-Certification Created: Saturday, March 03, 2012 Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013
    A comprehensive list of states self-certification of medical cards for commercial drivers license holders.
  • Truck Light Requirements Created: Tuesday, December 03, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013
    Do you know what lights you are required to have on your commercial motor vehicle?
  • The Commercial Driver Hearing Test Created: Saturday, November 30, 2013 Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013
    Why must a commercial driver have his/her hearing tested at each DOT recertification?

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