In December 2015 , the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration published the electronic logging device (ELD) rule, arguably the biggest regulatory initiative to affect the trucking industry. It’s a sweeping mandate that applies to more than 3 million drivers, which is exactly why it’s important for those in the truck industry to understand the real facts about the ELD rule.
Ah, detention fees. They’re one of the least understood service charges and also one of the most notorious when it comes to customer complaints. Yet for trucking companies, detention fees are an unfortunate necessity for keeping business moving.
In fact, any fees collected from detention time often won’t even make a dent on the potential losses from getting held up at the dock. But what are detention fees, and how do they work? Read more
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (PRWEB) OCTOBER 20, 2016
Best Yet Express Incorporated, a family-run, California-based leader in the TL and LTL trucking industry, recently announced several changes within the company, including corporate restructuring and the launch of an aggressive new marketing campaign that includes a revamped website and an informative industry blog, appropriately titled “The Fleet.”
“During the company’s 30-plus year history, our customers – who range from small family-owned businesses to Fortune 500 and Fortune 100 companies – have always been our number 1 priority,” said Jay Newjahr, the company’s CEO. “To better serve them, we felt it necessary to restructure internally so that we are more agile, nimble and responsive to their ever-changing needs.” Read the entire press release here.
Logistics companies play a critical role in the global economy, making possible the task of shipping and transporting goods from one point to the other, usually from the manufacturing or delivery site, to the customer or distributor.
While it may seem that this critical function makes logistics companies indispensable, the truth is that the industry is concentrated with several firms, each one competing for a slice of the pie. As such, marketing is still very much a necessity to ensure your survival.
When developing a marketing strategy for your logistics company, here are a few essential elements to consider. Read more
The freight transportation industry plays an important role in the supply chain of a business. If you need merchandise or materials delivered, a reliable trucking service is essential. Whether it is short or long haul freight transportation, a good trucking service will transport your goods in a safe & timely manner, without compromising the integrity of your cargo.
One of the most commonly asked questions we get here at Best Yet Express has to do with how we calculate our rates. It’s actually quite easy. Just watch!
In many ways, the trucking industry serves as the backbone of America, bridging the gap between customer and seller, and solving the problem of transporting goods en masse. The trucking industry plays such a critical role in the economy that a 2015 report by the American Trucking Associations (ATA) shows that trucking companies generated over $700 billion in revenue in 2014. The industry also employs 8.9 million people across different trucking-related jobs. Read more
It’s no secret that the trucking industry plays a critical role in the economy and if it ever came to a standstill, the consequences would have a rippling effect that would cripple the nation. In fact, trucking accounts for 80% of all freight transported annually in the United States. The Department of Transportation found that in 2013 alone, there were over 1 million interstate motor carriers that moved over 9.7 billion tons of freight. Because of its importance to the economy, coupled with the sheer size of the industry as a whole, it’s no surprise that regulations are strict. Read more
“Women do two-thirds of the world’s work, receive 10% of the world’s income, and own 1% of the means of production.”
This is a popular, well-known slogan that encompasses the imbalance between employment, ownership and recompense that women face when it comes to paid work and even unpaid work. There’s a vast underestimation in existence regarding “women’s work” all over the planet. Household labor and unpaid work is almost never taken into account, and there is also a massive parity concerning access to the employment industry as a whole as well as general compensation, in comparison to men, when it comes to paid labor. Also, only a small percentage of women actually retain ownership of assets. Read more
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- 4 Frequently Asked Questions About Electronic Logging Devices ExplainedNovember 29, 2016 - 1:04 pm
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- Re-Branding Underway as Best Yet Express Restructures to Better Meet the Ever-Changing Needs of the Freight IndustryOctober 20, 2016 - 2:26 pm