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ELD Mandate Part 2: The WHEN and the WHY

 As transportation stakeholders prepare for the FMCSA's new Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate, our goal is to help guide you in your efforts. 

Topics: Transportation

ELD Mandate Part 1: The WHO and the WHAT

Most of the affected transportation stakeholders have by now at least heard of the FMCSA's new Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate. Some of you probably are way ahead of the curve in preparation for ELDs, while others might still wonder if it even applies to your business. Our two-part blog series—followed by a two-day workshop in March—will address the basics and alleviate the concerns of anyone who is confused by the regulation.

Topics: Transportation

Safety Fitness Methodology Set to Change

Today, January 21, 2016, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will publish in the Federal Register a NPRM to establish the new methods they will use to determine when a motor carrier is "unfit." This proposal will radically change the way the FMCSA assigns safety ratings for all interstate carriers. 

Topics: Transportation

Congress Steps Up for the Trucking Industry

 

Congress has stepped up to help the trucking industry, yet again. Multiple transportation-related issues were addressed via the FAST Act, and now important action regarding the 34-hour restart rule has been taken as part of the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill. 

Topics: Transportation

4 Keys to Maximizing Driver Performance: The Transportation DART

Drivers are the heart of the trucking industry – so finding ways to attract them, keep them, and coach them into top performers is essential. 

Topics: Transportation

Who Has Your Blind Side When it Comes to Business Risk?

CHRIS TANKE
Relationship Manager

If you’re a football fan, you know that the role of the left tackle is to protect the QB from the pass rushers coming in from his blind side.  Typically the defense positions their most dangerous pass rushers on the blind side of the Quarterback to maximize the potential for an impact play (sack, fumble, or interception).  Thus, while the left tackle most likely will never pass, run, or throw the ball, he is one of the most important offensive players on the field. 

Topics: Construction Transportation Manufacturing

SHHHHH!!! The silent cost of untreated sleep apnea

CHRIS TANKE
Transportation Practice Leader

Topics: Construction Transportation Manufacturing

Let Your Customer Be Your Guide: 4 Steps to Better Quality Management

SHERI WEAVER
Quality Supervisor, HNI

We need to think about quality management as a journey.  By following these 4 guidelines, you can begin implementing an effective quality management process.

Topics: Construction Transportation Manufacturing

5 Reasons Why Truck Drivers Rock

MEGAN YOUNG
HNI Account Executive

Truck Driver Appreciation & Wellness Week is coming to close, but it's always time to celebrate what makes truck drivers great.

Topics: Transportation

Could BMI Be the Best New Risk Identification Metric for Truck Drivers?

CHRIS TANKE
Relationship Manager at HNI 

In the world of risk management, we are always looking for those metrics that serve as leading indicators for predicting and preventing that next loss from happening. 

Topics: Transportation