3 Reasons Why ELDs Have Improved Trucking Logistics

3 Reasons Why ELDs Have Improved Trucking Logistics

The term “trucking logistics” is used to specify all the factors involved in transporting goods.  Of course, moving goods with utmost efficiency to maximize profits is the primary goal of a trucking company.  So, having accurate data is the first step in...
2021 ELD Exemptions

2021 ELD Exemptions

The ELD mandate set by the DOT effects most drivers. According to the guidelines set forth by the FMCSA, there are only a few ELD exemptions.  Why Are ELD Standards So Strict? It’s about safety. The goal of these strict ELD standards is to ensure safer...
ELD Violations: How to Avoid Them

ELD Violations: How to Avoid Them

In the world of trucking, it’s not difficult to violate rules at some point, especially with the long list of new violations that appeared along with the ELD mandate.  Anxiety about their ability to avoid ELD violations has many truckers on edge.  In...
What to Look For When Deciding on an ELD Provider

What to Look For When Deciding on an ELD Provider

If you’re like most truckers, ELD is one of the trucking industry’s 3-letter words that makes you want to utter a string of 4-letter words. Especially now that you’re sorting through the hundreds of electronic logging devices on the market.  How do you choose the...
What is the ELD Rule?

What is the ELD Rule?

As a commercial motor carrier driver or owner/operator you’ll be asking many questions.  So, to help you sort through the maze of information, we’ll talk about your biggest question, what is the ELD rule?  The ELD mandate is a federal government regulation...
We Have the Best ELD For Truck Drivers: Here’s Why

We Have the Best ELD For Truck Drivers: Here’s Why

All trucking companies must now use electronic logging devices (ELDs) in their vehicles. We want to make sure the system you are using is the best for truck drivers. Not all logging devices compare equally to each other. There are many different kinds of ELDs...
Understanding ELD Standards

Understanding ELD Standards

The US Congress, in 2012, introduced a bill known as the “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century.” This bill is also well-known as MAP-21. This bill listed out highway funding measures. It also included a provision that made it mandatory for the FMCSA to create...
What Should You Expect from Your ELD?

What Should You Expect from Your ELD?

All truckers know that the job requires a ton of paperwork.  Everything needs to be logged – mileage, fuel, deliveries, and more.  It is easy to forget or miscalculate something every once in a while, especially if you are tired or just going through the...
Finding an Affordable ELD

Finding an Affordable ELD

According to studies, the FMCSA estimates that an ELD can cost a trucking company up to $495 a year, or over $41 per month. In the same study, it was shown that electronic logging devices could range from $165 to $832 per year. For any trucking company, these costs...
Choosing an ELD System for Your Trucking Company

Choosing an ELD System for Your Trucking Company

With so many electronic logging device companies out there, it can be difficult to decide which ELD system fits your company the best. Specific features can make using your ELD easy for you or your truck drivers. One such feature is an editable ELD logbook. Perhaps...
2019 ELD Standards: How Things Might Change in 2020

2019 ELD Standards: How Things Might Change in 2020

In 2017, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) kicked-off the new ELD mandate. The mandate stipulates that by December 16, 2019, all commercial motor carriers must have an electronic logging device. The device tracks hours of service. Furthermore, it...
Understanding the ELD Mandate

Understanding the ELD Mandate

The switch from paperwork to computer work can sometimes prove to be confusing or frustrating. Some people find that paperwork is easier and more reliable. They may think that there is no reason for a switch. However, when it comes to truck driving, the switch from...
Happy ELD Mandate New Year?

Happy ELD Mandate New Year?

It’s been a year since the mandate for electronic logging devices was put into effect.  How’s your year been with it?  Has the ELD mandate changed how you drive?  (Of course it has.) ELD Mandate and Your Trucking Business Since the ELD mandate took effect,...
When Is the HVUT Due?

When Is the HVUT Due?

When is the HVUT due?  Short answer:  August 31.  Probably there’s another question: What’s an HVUT? A heavy vehicle use tax is collected by the US government once a year.  It’s based on the weight of your equipment. The table below illustrates these...
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