Truck drivers are often under a significant amount of stress due to the demands of their job. They are responsible for transporting goods across long distances and delivering them on time, which can require them to work long hours, sometimes without adequate breaks or rest. Additionally, truck drivers may face a variety of challenges on the road, such as traffic, …
New Tandem Load Hauling in Louisiana
Many new laws are being put into place to combat shipping costs and rising inflation in the US. A new law aiming to address such concerns in Louisiana is now coming to fruition. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has signed a new bill allowing drayage trucks hauling freight to and from shipping ports in Louisiana to pull a tandem of …
Rising Fuel Charges: Truckers Struggle
Truckers are feeling the heavy burdens of rising diesel prices, causing a chain reaction to higher prices in the supply chain market. At the end of March 2022, prices were US $5.25 per gallon, reaching the second-highest amount in our nation’s history. Truck drivers make their money by hauling loads and have FSCs to help cover the rising prices of …
Truckers protested against Canadian restrictions for the Covid 19 mandate
Last week, Canada was on the scene of a big protest about the Covid 19 vaccine restrictions for truck drivers. The rebellion took place in the Parliament in Ottawa, and, on Tuesday, it was on the border between Canada and the U.S.
Canadian truckers can return from the U.S without extra Covid rules
The Canadian Trucking Alliance has been heard, and the Canadian Federal Government is backing down from Covid 19 vaccination restrictions. From now on, Canadian truckers are exempt from mandatory COVID-19 testing and quarantines after returning from the United States.
“The Great Resignation” and Its Impacts on Supply Chain
What is the Great Resignation? A term recently coined term to describe the phenomenon of large groups of people, mainly in the U.S., quitting their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, the supply chain industry is not immune from this phenomenon, and many fear it only adds to the current Supply Chain Crisis.
Senators request an exemption for Canadian truckers from the vaccine mandate
President Joe Biden has received a request from 14 Republican U.S Senators who ask him for an exemption of Canadian truck drivers in the vaccine mandate for foreign truck owners/operators. They argue that the mandate will disrupt the North American supply chain.