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Signs of Progress

January 2016

By Lynn Gravley CEO

 

As I reviewed the recent ELD mandate in the last blog, I found myself thinking about how quickly things are changing in this industry, and all that has happened since NT Logistics was founded in 1999. Originally, I got into this great business as a contract carrier when I started North Texas Carrier Corporation in 1988. At the time, I was a newlywed and recent college graduate starting a journey that would exceed my wildest dreams.

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The Great Debate about the ELD Mandate

January 2016

By Lynn Gravley CEO

 

Welcome to the New Year – 2016 is already in full swing. At the end of 2015, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) finally released their much-anticipated final rule regarding Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs). Although the agency released various rules related to electronic logging systems since Congress enacted the “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century” (Map 21) bill in 2012, most in the industry consider this mandate the final ruling on the issue. The new mandate attempts to address various concerns brought about by previous rules.

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