Tag: logistics

5
May

Reducing Cyber Threats in the Transportation Sector

Reducing Cyber Threats in the Transportation Sector   Technology advances are transforming the way all industries conduct business, including the transportation and trucking sector. The Internet of Things (IoT), for example, is integrating transportation and warehouse management solutions, connecting in-vehicle sensors and other integrated devices over the network. Embedded sensors in transport vehicles, containers, etc. continuously capture, share, and act
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2
Dec

Effective Truck Driving Tips to Prevent Accident this Winter

Effective Truck Driving Tips to Prevent Accident this Winter   Winter is officially here and because driving large commercial vehicles on winter creates special hazards, the safety of both drivers and the driving public are critical. Not to mention the fact that it can lead to harm of yourself and others, damage to your truck and other property, insurance and
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20
Nov

Five Good Things That Happened in Trucking This Week – Nov 20

Five good things that happened in trucking this week – Nov. 20 Sneak peek: UPS partners with eight-year-old for a holiday food and toy drive in Georgia, Operation Homefront helps prepare military families for the holiday season, a couple of FedEx drivers bust a move to Mariah Carey to spread some joy, and more.   Click here to read more.
29
Sep

High Behind the Wheel: Opioids and Increased Liability Exposures

High Behind the Wheel: Opioids and Increased Liability Exposures   Opioid use in the United States has reached an epidemic level, with the National Survey on Drug Use and Health finding that 10.9 million people misused opioids in 2016, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention putting the number of deaths as a result of opioid use at a
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16
Sep

Considering Hauling Freight for Amazon?

Considering Hauling Freight for Amazon?   Amazon Relay helps truck drivers haul Amazon loads efficiently by guiding them on where to go, when to get there, and provides gate information for faster gate entry. It offers additional benefits, such as visibility to executed loads (Load History), ability to report delays and disruptions through the app, and recently launched, free, commercial navigation
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7
Sep

Telematics: Paving the Way for Safer Transportation Operations

Telematics: Paving the Way for Safer Transportation Operations   The transportation industry has been hit hard by skyrocketing insurance premiums, diminished underwriting appetite, restricted coverage, and fewer markets, an aggressive plaintiff bar with nuclear verdicts exceeding $10 million, a shortage of qualified drivers, distracted driving, and other factors. On top of that, truckers have also been hit by regulations (ELD,
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3
Sep

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7
Dec

The Road Ahead: Trends That Are Shaping The Future of the Transportation Industry

The Road Ahead: Trends That Are Shaping The Future of the Transportation Industry   Keeping pace with the transportation sector is integral to helping all of us at the DOK Insurance Agency protect those that make up this dynamic industry. There are several current trends of which to be aware that are shaping the future of transportation:   Automation: Driver
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