As many of you are aware the ELD (Electronic Logging Device) mandate took effect in December of 2017 with enforcement of out of service criteria taking effect April 1, 2018. The next mandate to take effect for road safety is the federal CDL Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse. This clearinghouse will provide a database of drivers […]
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All indications suggest the ELD (Electronic Logging Device) Mandate is firmly in place with little change expected. 2019 will see the older generation of automatic onboard recording devices “grandfathered” for two years under the ELD Mandate, being replaced. Disruption is expected to be minimal as the transition occurs. The resounding theme of FMCSA’s response to […]
In today’s day and age, the shipping and receiving process demands peak efficiency throughout most industries, as people expect to receive their items in a timely fashion. You’ll find that optimizing your transportation management will benefit greatly from the utilization of “big data,” which commonly refers to massive data sets that companies break down to […]
Learn more about Rockfarm’s competitive advantage in terms of supply chain visibility and transparency from our president, Brad Stewart. To get started with our supply chain services, fill out our online form or give us a call at 815.573.0155 today!
Supply chains are beginning to find their footing and developing long-term, accessible data solutions that provide year over year analytics. The increase in TMS usage as a direct shipper tool has begun to drive the use of business intelligence tools to house a shipper’s data. Cloud-based TMS solutions may only support a limited data pull […]
The United States is one the world’s largest importing countries. Although the European Union leads in global imports, the U.S. is ahead of all other nations, bringing in trillions of dollars worth of goods annually. For many states like Texas, Florida and Pennsylvania, fuel is the dominant import. Other states like California and New Jersey […]
Trucks get your product to market and help you transport your goods all over the country or even the continent. Yet, how much time do you spend thinking about truckload lead times? If you’re not considering this important factor, you could be losing out on chances to make your shipping more efficient. Why You Should […]
While businesses tend to speak about both logistics and supply chain management at the same time, there are crucial differences between the two that need to be appreciated in order to help make your business as efficient as possible. What Is Supply Chain Management? Supply chain refers to the processes that are involved in creating […]
Artificial intelligence (AI) technology is one of the most exciting innovations of the 20th century. AI refers to technology that allows machines and systems to use humanlike traits, such as decision-making, learning and even creativity, to make autonomous actions instead of relying on processes or simple programming. AI solutions are everywhere. If you use […]