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Archive for December, 2015

2016-The State of the Freight

December 31, 2015

  Gosh, what a change a year brings.  We started 2015 coming off one of the craziest trucking years for freight in the history of trucking.  In 2014, a combination of weather, strikes at western ports and a supply/demand balance that finally shifted to the carriers, allowed ACT and many carriers to raise rates significantly […]

The Last Cowboy

December 16, 2015

This is the last cowboy song: The end of a hundred year waltz. The voices sound sad as they’re singin’ along. Another piece of America’s lost.  The Highwaymen   The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on Dec. 10 announced its long-awaited final rule requiring that interstate drivers use electronic recording devices intended to enforce hours […]