Super Dispatch announced today that experienced startup executive Ben Hubbard has joined their team as Chief Operating Officer. Hubbard has worked at the cloud based companies Webmail.us, Rackspace, Cratejoy and VidGrid. Hubbard is most known in the business community for his 12 years at Webmail.us/Rackspace. He was employee #5 at Webmail.us, a B2B company grew […]
Header image by photographer: Joe Ravi, license CC-BY-SA 3.0 After a decade-long class action lawsuit, the large trucking company Swift has settled out of court regarding an owner-operator misclassification lawsuit, Van Dusen v. Swift Transportation. Swift, one of the largest trucking companies in the United States, will pay out $100 million to 19,000 truck drivers […]
(header image by Joe Ravi, license CC-BY-SA 3.0) Last week, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of owner operator contract truckers in the case New Prime vs. Oliveira. Though it was a company that hauled generalized freight, this could have ramifications in car hauling. This matter is nuanced, so bear with me on the details […]
Super Dispatch has been writing about the ELD mandate for over a year now to help our customers prepare. But now as the ELD mandate has officially been enacted, we took the time to dig deep into the regulations. Now we have all the information you need to know about the Electronic Logging Device Mandate […]
Gear up or check out: International Roadcheck Inspection is June 5 – 7 this year! The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA,) the Department of Transportation (DoT,) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA) run the International Roadcheck every year in the first week of June. DoT officers conduct Level 1 Inspections on random carriers […]
“11 cents a mile you see on there [for some loads.] I can’t drive my Chevy Malibu for 11 cents a mile!“ As of the last week of April, the largest car hauling load board Central Dispatch, surpassed 54,000 load offers. Spring is usually a busy time for trucking, especially car hauling, but 54,000 is […]
If CarMax’s Facebook page says they are “the nation’s largest retailer of used cars” and United Road maintains on their website that they are “leading the auto transport industry…with over three million deliveries each year,” then why would a car hauler business post to a popular online trucking forum to voice their growing concerns and frustrations about these two companies working together?
Trucking Industry Main Event: OOIDA vs. FMCSA For years, the FMCSA has contended that truck drivers should no longer be able to manually enter their own hours of service and duty status into their daily driving logs, and instead, that an electronic device automatically captures this data every time that trucker steps foot inside of […]