American Recycling Center: 2018 Transportation Changes…. That Has Impacted Higher Freight Quotes

Posted on Friday, January 19th, 2018 at 1:54 pm.

 

On December 18th 2017 , the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) compliance went into effect in the US.   We understand that not all of our customers are aware of the new rule or the impact it is having on freight quote increases.

The ELD Mandate

  • Electronic Logging Devices For Truck Drivers —congressionally mandated as a part of MAP-21 – is intended to help create a safer work environment for drivers, and make it easier and faster to accurately track, manage, and share records of duty status data. An ELD synchronizes with a vehicle engine to automatically record driving time, for easier, more accurate hours of service recording.
    • Because of this …  The cost of freight has significantly increased as well as the transit time will be impacted.

 

We urge all customers to read the facts directly from the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration.  https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/hours-service/elds/faqs

 

 

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