TranzAct Industry News

House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Highway Safety

July 20, 2017 |

THUD Bill Advances

July 20, 2017 |

Trump Administration Outlines NAFTA Renegotiation Goals

July 20, 2017 |

Breaking News: Legislation Introduced in House to Delay ELD Mandate

July 20, 2017 |

CSCMP Releases State of Logistics Report

June 23, 2017 |

Teamsters Organize Strikes at Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

June 23, 2017 |

Lead Legislative Sponsors on the Transportation & Logistics Hiring Reform Act Recognized

June 23, 2017 |

FMCSA Removes Phone Numbers from SAFER

May 4, 2017 |

FMC Approves New Rule Reducing Maritime Trade Regulations

March 9, 2017 |

FMC Discusses Rollback of Service Contract Reporting Rule

February 22, 2017 |

Congress and Agencies Examining Priorities for 2017

January 25, 2017 |

FMCSA Suspends URS Until Further Notice

January 17, 2017 |

Department of Transportation Convenes Advisory Committee on Automation

January 17, 2017 |

Surface Transportation Board Denies Request to Investigate Changes to the Universal Bill of Lading

January 10, 2017 |

Major Changes Continue in Ocean Carrier Marketplace

December 14, 2016 |

URS Delayed Again

December 14, 2016 |

House Funding Bill Contains Hours-of-Service Fix, No Safety Fitness Determination Delay

December 7, 2016 |

FMCSA Releases CDL Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse Final Rule

December 2, 2016 |

GAO Releases Hazmat Rail Shipments ERG Reports

December 2, 2016 |

GAO Releases Report Outlining Self-Reporting Safety Benefits

December 2, 2016 |

Contract Award Announced for Department of Defense Contract - Crowley Logistics

November 30, 2016 |

President-Elect Trump to Nominate Elaine Chao as DOT Secretary

November 29, 2016 |

FMCSA Lifts Restrictions on Leasing and Interchange of Mexico-Domiciled Motor Carriers

November 23, 2016 |

Texas Judge Blocks Overtime Rule

November 22, 2016 |

Department of Defense to Hold New TSP Registration Season

November 2, 2016 |

DOT Releases Updated Rulemakings Calendar – October 2016

October 19, 2016 |

Hanjin Bankruptcy Update:  Filing Claims and Recovering Containers

October 19, 2016 |

Ports, Courts, and Customers Work Through Hanjin Bankruptcy Complications

September 22, 2016 |

21 States File Lawsuit Against New Federal Overtime Rule

September 21, 2016 |

Hanjin Shipping Bankruptcy Update

September 14, 2016 |

Hanjin Shipping Co. Files for Bankruptcy Protection

September 7, 2016 |

Hanjin Shipping Files for Receivership

September 2, 2016 |

NHTSA & FMCSA Release Speed Limiter Rule

August 31, 2016 |

Summary of the Language Changes you could see on a Bill of Lading

August 31, 2016 |

Note from Estes on Cut Times

August 23, 2016 |

Federal Agencies Releases Phase 2 Truck Emissions Rule

August 17, 2016 |

TIA Requests Earlier West Coast Labor Negotiations

August 10, 2016 |

FMCSA Announces Limited Hours of Service Exemptions

July 27, 2016 |

DOT Releases Updated Rulemakings Calendar – July

July 20, 2016 |

FDA Amends Requirements for Registration of Food Facilities

July 20, 2016 |

URS Delayed until January 14, 2017

July 20, 2016 |

DOT Awards Direct U.S. Flights to Havana, Cuba

July 14, 2016 |

FMCSA to Examine Preventable Crashes in CSA

July 14, 2016 |

Panama Canal Updates

June 28, 2016 |

House Committee to Hold Oversight Hearing on DOL Overtime Rules

June 8, 2016 |

House Appropriations Full Committee Marks Up THUD Bill

May 25, 2016 |

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of CRST in EEOC Case

May 25, 2016 |

DOT Releases Updated Rulemakings Calendar – May

May 18, 2016 |

House THUD Subcommittee Set to Markup FY 2017 Spending Bill

May 18, 2016 |

Obama Administration Announces Dramatic Changes to Overtime Rules

May 18, 2016 |

Uber Settles Labor Cases in California, Massachusetts for $100 Million

April 27, 2016 |

Proposed Rule to Raise Overtime Threshold

April 21, 2016 |

FDA Releases Final Rule on Safe Transportation of Food Rule

April 21, 2016 |

FMCSA Seeks Comments on “Beyond Compliance” Program

April 21, 2016 |

Senate THUD Subcommittee Approves Fiscal Year 2017 Spending Package

April 21, 2016 |

FDA Releases Final Rule on Sanitary Transportation of Food

April 7, 2016 |

Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Announce They Will Not Weigh Containers for SOLAS

April 7, 2016 |

Lawsuit Filed Against ELD Final Rule

April 7, 2016 |

FMCSA Makes Updates to High Risk Carrier Definition

March 9, 2016 |

FMCSA Puts “Absolute Measures” Data Back Online

March 9, 2016 |

ICAO Adopts Interim Ban on Lithium-Ion Batteries in Planes

February 24, 2016 |

CSA Absolute Measure Scores are Coming Back

February 24, 2016 |

New Container Weighing Rule May be Delayed Up To One Year

February 17, 2016 |

Owner of Defunct California-based Bond Company Ordered to Pay $96,000 in Restitution

February 17, 2016 |

Congress Inadvertently Removes 34-Hour Restart Provision

February 17, 2016 |

Federal Aviation Administration Bill Contains Preemption Language

February 10, 2016 |

Safety Fitness Determination Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

January 20, 2016 |

FMCSA Withdraws Truck Label Proposal

January 13, 2016 |

Contract Award Announced for Department of Defense Contract

January 6, 2016 |

No Need to Send 1099s

January 6, 2016 |

Owner of Oasis Capital, Inc. Sentenced

December 23, 2015 |

Guidance Released on New Container Weighing Regulations

December 23, 2015 |

What Has Changed for CSA?

December 16, 2015 |

FMCSA Releases Final Rule on Electronic Logging Devices

December 16, 2015 |

CSA Reform within the Transportation Bill

December 2, 2015 |

FMCSA Releases Prohibition of Coercion Final Rule

December 2, 2015 |

URS Changes & Your SCAC

November 19, 2015 |

DOT Releases Updated Rulemakings Calendar – November

November 19, 2015 |

New Overtime Pay Rulemaking May Arrive Late

November 19, 2015 |

Dangerous Goods Panel Updates Recommendations for Lithium Batteries

November 11, 2015 |

Help TIA Continue Growing its Veterans Hiring Initiative

November 11, 2015 |

ATRI Releases Study on Impact of Non-Preventable Crashes and their role on CSA

November 11, 2015 |

Help TIA Continue Growing its Veterans Hiring Initiative

November 4, 2015 |

Highway Bill Hits House Floor; Still Time to Help Your Industry

November 4, 2015 |

West Coast Chassis Issues Likely Heading to Court

October 28, 2015 |

U.S. Business Groups Examining Port Efficiency Consequences, Options

October 14, 2015 |

FMCSA Renews Department of Defense Hours-of-Service Exemption

October 14, 2015 |

National Retail Federation Forecasts Growth

October 14, 2015 |

EPA & CARB Fine VA Trucking Company more than $100k

October 14, 2015 |

FMCSA Continues to Defend CSA Initiative

October 14, 2015 |

GSA Announces Move to Electronic Transportation Service Provider Approval 

September 24, 2015 |

DOT Releases Updated Rulemakings Calendar – September 

September 24, 2015 |

Have You Been Affected by a Fraudulent Trust Fund Provider?

September 4, 2015 |

Truck Driver Pay On the Rise

August 26, 2015 |

Customs and Border Patrol Extends Pilot Program and Opens to New Applicants

July 29, 2015 |

House and Senate Duel Over Highway Bill, Move Forward on Short-Term Extension

July 29, 2015 |

EPA Ozone Regulations Out of Control

July 22, 2015 |

Interstate Bridge Collapses in California, Highlights Slow Movement of Highway Bill

July 22, 2015 |

Rail Shipment of Hazmat in California

July 20, 2015 |

Federal Court Upholds FedEx Ground Driver Classification Ruling

July 16, 2015 |

Law Enforcement Indicts Leaders of Eastern U.S. Cargo Rings

July 16, 2015 |

Senator Introduces Truck Safety Act

July 16, 2015 |

Oakland Dockworker Shortage Frustrates Shippers, Carriers

July 8, 2015 |

Administration Proposes Major Changes to Overtime Rules

July 8, 2015 |

FMCSA Proposes New “Pillow Tag” Inspection Rule for Domestic Motor Carriers

July 8, 2015 |

Senate Appropriators Approve THUD Bill – Take a Shot at CSA

July 1, 2015 |

FMCSA Ask for Public Feedback on Next Round of SMS “Enhancements”

July 1, 2015 |

Independent Review Team Questions CSA Value

July 1, 2015 |

Industry Warned About High Risk of Cargo Theft Over Holiday Weekend

July 1, 2015 |

Truckload rates could jump 25 percent in three years

July 1, 2015 |

SFD Rulemaking Heads to White House for Review

June 24, 2015 |

2015 TIA Policy Forum Recap

June 24, 2015 |

Senators Introduce Legislation Protecting U.S. Ports from Slowdowns

June 11, 2015 |

U.S. House Clears THUD Spending Bill by Six Votes

June 11, 2015 |

DOT Releases Truck Size and Weight Technical Reports – Recommends No Changes be Made

June 11, 2015 |

Administration Issues Veto Threat While Next Transportation Deadline Looms

June 3, 2015 |

New Deadline for Defense Freight Transportation Services Contract

June 3, 2015 |

West Coast Contract Finalized, while Container Cargo Continues Shift

May 27, 2015 |

West Coast Labor Agreement Leads to Surge in Imports

May 13, 2015 |

Big Registration Requirement Changes on the Horizon

May 13, 2015 |

Department of Defense Extends Logistics Contract for Two Years

May 6, 2015 |

Hearing Shines Light on Burden of FMCSA Regulations

May 6, 2015 |

ATA Seeks Permanent HOS Provision Exemption for Hazmat Loads

May 6, 2015 |

Senator Puts another Hole in the CSA Initiative

May 6, 2015 |

FMCSA Examines Beyond Compliance Program

April 29, 2015 |

House Appropriators Restrict FMCSA

April 29, 2015 |

Labor Sends West Coast Ports Deal to Members for Approval

April 8, 2015 |

FMCSA Increases Civil Penalties for Inflation Adjustments

April 8, 2015 |

Southeast U.S. Ports Hit Cargo Records, West Coast Ports Await Labor O.K

April 1, 2015 |

Obama Releases Grow America 2.0

April 1, 2015 |

U.S. Defense Department Releases Guidelines for Next Major Logistics Contract

April 1, 2015 |

FMCSA Denies AIPBA Exemption Application for Bond Provision

April 1, 2015 |

House Committee Holds Second Hearing on Transportation Reauthorization

March 18, 2015 |

MCSAC to Analyze Voluntary Compliance and Crediting Carriers for Safety

March 18, 2015 |

US Container Imports Spike after West Coast Port Labor Accord

March 11, 2015 |

FMCSA Updates the SMS to “Better Align with Serious Violations”

March 11, 2015 |

Senate Commerce Committee Hears Testimony on CSA, Raises Concerns

March 11, 2015 |

Federal Agencies, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Join Forces for Veterans Hiring

March 4, 2015 |

Congressman Duncan Reintroduces Legislative Language that Creates a National Hiring Standard for Motor Carriers

March 4, 2015 |

New Labor Agreement Reached for West Coast Ports

February 25, 2015 |

Federal Court Rules Against Massachusetts Independent Contractor Law

February 25, 2015 |

Secretary of Labor Urges Resolution to West Coast Port Labor Negotiations

February 18, 2015 |

FMCSA Releases Updated Rulemakings Report

February 18, 2015 |

Washington State’s Bills Address Misclassification and the Underground Economy

February 18, 2015 |

FMCSA Announces First Meeting for Minimum Driver Training Committee

February 11, 2015 |

DOT IG Initiates Audit of the Suspended HOS Restart Rule

February 11, 2015 |

TIAPAC Looks to “Go Viral” in 2015

February 6, 2015 |

West Coast Port Labor Negotiations Update

February 5, 2015 |

Congress, Administration Begin Work on Highway Bill Reauthorization

February 5, 2015 |

West Coast Port Operations Struggle With Backlogs as Negotiations Continue

January 28, 2015 |

FMCSA Releases Crash Weighting Analysis

January 28, 2015 |

TIA Awaits Final Rule on FDA Proposed Rules

January 21, 2015 |

FMCSA Begins Accepting Applications for Mexican-Domiciled Long-Haul Operators

January 21, 2015 |

Save the Date - TIA Policy Forum 2015

January 14, 2015 |

FMCSA Releases Further SMS Website Enhancements

January 14, 2015 |

Escalating Tensions at West Coast Port Negotiations

January 7, 2015 |

New TSP Performance Metrics in Effect for FEMA

January 7, 2015 |

Congress adopts Aviation and Air Cargo Security Measures

December 17, 2014 |

ILWU Responds to West Coast Ports Management’s Offer

December 17, 2014 |

Wisconsin Set to Consider Sales Tax to Fund Transportation Projects

December 17, 2014 |

House Republicans Welcome 12 New Members to the T&I Committee

December 17, 2014 |

President Signs New HOS Language into Law

December 17, 2014 |

HOS Restart Rule Reverts to Pre-July 2013 Status; Questions and Answers

December 15, 2014 |

Congress Moves Forward on Changes to FMC

December 11, 2014 |

FMCSA Announces Establishment of Entry-Level Driver Training Advisory Committee

December 11, 2014 |

“Cromnibus” Includes HOS Language

December 11, 2014 |

Make a Difference: Join SmartWay Today

November 26, 2014 |

LA Truck Strike Ends, West Coast Cargo Flows Remain Slow

November 26, 2014 |

CVSA Urges FMCSA to Remove CSA Scores from Public View

November 26, 2014 |

DOT Releases Updated Rulemakings Calendar

November 19, 2014 |

FMCSA Announces Entry Level Driver Training Survey

November 12, 2014 |

TruckAccidents.org Might List Your Company on their Website

November 12, 2014 |

TIA’s Veterans Hiring Initiative Celebrates Veterans Day

November 5, 2014 |

Slowed Cargo Flows at Northwest Ports Attributed to Rail, Labor Delays

November 5, 2014 |

Republicans Win Senate and Pickup Seats in the House

November 5, 2014 |

PORT OF LONG BEACH TAKING ACTION ON CONGESTION

November 3, 2014 |

National Defense Transportation Association Kicks Off Fall Meeting

October 29, 2014 |

Industry to Decide on Insurance Increase

October 29, 2014 |

TIA Signs onto Letter of Concern over COOL Rule

October 29, 2014 |

FMCSA Cross-border Program Ends

October 24, 2014 |

FMCSA to Allow Formal Comments on New Proposed Insurance Minimums

October 15, 2014 |

USDA Revokes Preferential PACA Treatment for Canadian Shippers

October 15, 2014 |

FMC Released NPRM on OTI Licensing and Financial Responsibility Requirements

October 15, 2014 |

FMCSA Updates SMS Website Data

October 8, 2014 |

FMCSA Policy Implementation, Priorities Make News at ATA Conference

October 8, 2014 |

FreightWatch Releases New Cargo Theft Numbers

October 1, 2014 |

Scott AFB to Hold Industry Day on Oct. 8

October 1, 2014 |

Have You Been Involved in a Cargo Claim?

October 1, 2014 |

TIA Political Action Committee Presses on Towards Record Year

October 1, 2014 |

Fraudulent Household Goods Mover Sentenced

September 29, 2014 |

DOT Releases Status Update for Significant Rulemakings

September 29, 2014 |

PHMSA Publishes Hazmat: Reverse Logistics NPRM

September 17, 2014 |

FMCSA Publishes Revisions to HOS Information Collection

September 17, 2014 |

Have You Been a Victim to a Patent Troll?

September 17, 2014 |

Broker Files Suit Against Baxter Bailey

September 17, 2014 |

Report on Cargo Theft Shows Mixed Numbers, Continued High Risk

September 10, 2014 |

SDDC Announces DTCI Stop Ship Guidance with Menlo Government Services – Update

September 10, 2014 |

AMSA Files Application for Exemption from the 14-Hour Rule

September 10, 2014 |

FRA Publishes NPRM on Securement of Unattended Equipment

September 10, 2014 |

FMCSA Improves Uniformity of Inspection Violation Data in Systems

August 27, 2014 |

New Leadership at FMCSA

August 27, 2014 |

The Rest of the 113th Congress and H.R. 4727

August 27, 2014 |

PHMSA Releases Final Rule on Lithium Battery Transportation

August 6, 2014 |

DOT IG Announces Final Audit of NAFTA Cross-Border Trucking Pilot Program

August 6, 2014 |

ATRI Releases Study on CSA State Enforcement Disparities

August 6, 2014 |

Congress Sends HTF Patch to President’s Desk

August 6, 2014 |

Port of LA 4th of July Weekend Schedule

July 2, 2014 |

PMA and ILWU Continue Talks on a New Labor Agreement as the Existing Contract Expires

July 2, 2014 |

West Coast Port Study and Highway Trust Fund Update

June 26, 2014 |

All Eyes Focused on U.S. West Coast Ports’ Labor Talks

June 25, 2014 |

FedEx Announcement Regarding Dimensional Pricing

May 29, 2014 |

Port Metro Vancouver Truck Drivers on Strike

March 12, 2014 |

Move Management Services Sources Sought for GSADI

March 12, 2014 |

CARB Proposes Amendments to Truck and Bus Regulation

March 12, 2014 |

DOT IG Releases their Audit of the CSA Program

March 12, 2014 |

Tax Reform Bill Contains Highway Trust Fund and Independent Contractor Provisions

March 5, 2014 |

SDDC Issues Customer/Carrier Advisory

January 29, 2014 |

States Ramping up Enforcement on Unified Carrier Registration Fee

January 29, 2014 |

Is Arranging the Transportation of Food an Integral Part of your Business?

January 29, 2014 |

Congresswoman Duckworth Visits with TIA Members in Chicago

January 22, 2014 |

FMCSA Issues Final Rule on Patterns of Safety Violations by Motor Carriers

January 22, 2014 |

DOT Updates Significant Rulemakings Report

December 18, 2013 |

Congressman Introduces Gas Tax and VMT Legislation

December 11, 2013 |

Trade Deficit Narrowed, so is the Economy on the Mend?

December 11, 2013 |

Help Support our Fallen Veterans - Wreaths Across America

December 4, 2013 |

TIA TV - Carrier Selection Framework and November's Economic Report

December 4, 2013 |

CARB Releases Regulatory Update and Collects Substantial Amount of Fines

December 4, 2013 |

TIA BOARD NOMINATIONS SOUGHT

December 4, 2013 |

The FMC, the P3 and Washington D.C.

December 4, 2013 |

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Rule Change Could Help Returning Veterans

November 13, 2013 |

CTA Issues Misleading Information on Broker Licensing Enforcement for Motor Carriers

November 13, 2013 |

Trucking Issue could “Cross” into Supreme Court

November 13, 2013 |

Truck Safety Increasing

November 13, 2013 |

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Rule Change Could Help Returning Veterans

November 13, 2013 |

FMCSA Announces SDDC HOS Exemption from 30-Minutes Rest Break Provision

October 30, 2013 |

URS Final Rule Clarification on Broker Requirements

October 30, 2013 |

Government Shutdown: Back to Work Not Doing Business As Usual

October 23, 2013 |

Will this Gate Closure Affect your Business?

October 23, 2013 |

Transportation Stakeholders Challenge Out-of-State Registration Fees

October 23, 2013 |

Need to Report Unauthorized Brokering?

October 23, 2013 |

TIA's Veterans Initiative Growth Update

October 23, 2013 |

Cargo Service Expanded

October 19, 2013 |

Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command Customer/Carrier Advisory

October 16, 2013 |

SDDC Comments on Fuel Surcharge Adjustment During the Government Shutdown

October 16, 2013 |

Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC): October 10, 2013 Advisory

October 10, 2013 |

NDTA Conference and GSA Audits

October 9, 2013 |

House T&I Committee to Take up WRRDA Bill This Week and What this Means for You

September 26, 2013 |

Governor Chris Christie Vetoes an Attempt to Redefine Independent Contractor

September 26, 2013 |

If at First you Don’t Succeed: Congress Reintroduces the Clean Ports Act

September 26, 2013 |

Broker Bond Increase Takes Effect in Less than a Week

September 25, 2013 |

FMCSA Releases Guidance on Registration and Financial Requirements for Brokers and Freight Forwarders

September 11, 2013 |

SmartWay Extended Logo Use to All Partners

September 11, 2013 |

House Subcommittee Holds Oversight Hearing Examining Highway Trust Fund Financial Status

July 31, 2013 |

CSVA Clarifies New HOS Violations and their Impact on CSA

July 31, 2013 |

FMCSA Releases SMC Tips for the Controlled Substance/Alcohol BASIC

April 17, 2013 |

American Trucking Association has its Day in Court

April 17, 2013 |

GAO Report Critical of Military Supply Chain

April 5, 2013 |

FMCSA Denies ATA Petition to Change the Definition of a Tank Vehicle

April 5, 2013 |

Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Reader Requirements, NPRM and Open

April 5, 2013 |

CARB Proposes Amendment to ATCM Idling Regulations to Include Brokers

April 5, 2013 |

EPA Publishes Final Rule on Implementing New Rules in Kansas on Idle Reduction of Heavy-Duty Diesel Vehicles and Reduction of Nitrogen Oxides Emissions

February 27, 2013 |

TTS, LLC Announces Merger with Walsh Transportation Group Doubling Intermodal Business Opportunities While Expanding Personalized Logistics Productivity

February 27, 2013 |

Do You Hire Veterans?

February 27, 2013 |

Agency Allows Cooperative Chassis Pool

February 16, 2013 |

Upswing In Air Cargo Brightens Cautious Demand Outlook

February 6, 2013 |

East Coast Port Labor Contract Appears To Be Settled

February 6, 2013 |

Transportation Secretary LaHood Will Leave The Obama Administration

February 6, 2013 |

Canadian Fuel and Freight Costs Decrease

February 6, 2013 |

State Officials Rethinking Funding Decisions As Highway Law Requires Risk-Based Plans

February 6, 2013 |

ATA Petitions Agency For A Postponement Of The New Drivers Rule

February 6, 2013 |

SC-ISAC 2012 Annual Cargo Theft Activity Report Is Released

February 6, 2013 |

Agency Releases North American Surface Trade Numbers For November

February 6, 2013 |

AAR Mixed Weekly Rail Traffic Report

February 6, 2013 |

Freightwatch International Releases Cargo Theft Report

January 30, 2013 |

Engineering Society Releases Final Failure To Act Report

January 30, 2013 |

Truck Tonnage Index Jumped 2.8 Percent In December

January 30, 2013 |

Carriers Will Continue To Be Conservative In Replacing Fleet Equipment

January 30, 2013 |

Agency Provides Update At Recent Transportation Research Board Meeting

January 30, 2013 |

ACT Research Medium Duty Orders Best Since First Quarter 2008

January 30, 2013 |

AAR Reports Mixed Weekly Rail Traffic

January 30, 2013 |

Press + Media

January 21, 2013 |

Tips + Updates

January 17, 2013 |

Industry News

January 17, 2013 |

Resources

January 17, 2013 |

Opportunities

January 17, 2013 |

FBI Launches Operation CANSCAM

January 15, 2013 |

Energy Information Agency Releases Its Short Term Outlook

January 15, 2013 |

Cass Information Systems Releases December 2012 Freight Index Report

January 15, 2013 |

TCP Survey Finds Carriers Willing To Support Younger Drivers

January 15, 2013 |

Agency Releases Freight Transportation Services Index, Freight Shipments Rose 1.7 Percent in November from October

January 15, 2013 |

Possible Candidates For Transportation Department Secretary

January 15, 2013 |

AAR Reports Declines in Weekly Rail Traffic

January 15, 2013 |

Ahern & Associates Releases Outlook For 2013

January 14, 2013 |

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