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Container Theft Prevention Houston Trucking Logistics
Intermodal Drayage

How Does Container GPS Prevent Theft?

In the United States, cargo theft is an industry. One that causes between $15 to $25 billion dollars per year in losses, for business owners, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau.

Trucking Regulations 2021

What Trucking Regulations Could Change in 2021?

Taking a look ahead at what could be coming, allows the trucking industry to be prepared. And there may be some big (but mostly positive) changes to trucking regulations in 2021.

DRIVE-Safe Act Trucking Houston Texas

DRIVE-Safe Act to Bring Young Drivers to the Trucking Industry

Drivers under the age of 21 years that have completed CDL training and would be legally required to complete extra apprenticeship style training. This is to make sure that young drivers receive additional training, to compensate for less than four years total driving experience.

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Canal Cartage Company

Congress Funds Port Houston Expansion

The first phase of using the WRDA funds for improvement will spend $500 million ‘catching up’ on a backlog of maintenance work at various ports. And then an additional $100 million per year until reaching the budgeted $1 billion after five years of infrastructure improvements.


The Top 5 Citations in the 2020 Trucker Safety Blitz

Every year there are safety checks, days, and weekends when both commercial and non-commercial vehicles can be randomly inspected. It is a nuisance, but we all know why it is necessary. The safety blitz events help remove unsafe vehicles from the road. And that makes every highway just a little bit safer for all drivers.


Texas Truckers Fall Road Safety Tips

No matter how long you have been a CDL trucker, a reminder to get ready for Fall is valuable. Get yourself in the mindset of the changing season and stay alert and prepared.

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Owner Operators

Why Do Carriers Offer Lease Contracts to Owner-Operators?

In most types of professionals, people prefer to be a salaried or hourly worker. But did you know that in the trucking industry, the most lucrative opportunity is as an owner-operator? When you own your own truck and work as an independent contractor with local carriers, there are five main advantages to consider.





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