Supply chain fleet managers are the uncelebrated heroes of today's economy. By orchestrating the vital link between supplier and consumer, they are responsible for ensuring the uninterrupted flow of commerce despite numerous challenges affecting productivity, safety and customer satisfaction. Here is a look at the top supply chain fleet management challenges in 2014, along with key tips to help fleet managers overcome those challenges.
American Trucking Associations has issued a white paper critical of the reliability of scores from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Compliance, Safety, Accountability program designed to evaluate the safety of individual trucking companies.
The number of "active, for-hire carriers" registered with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is 166,810, an increase of 8 percent, or 11,570 since February 2011, according to the State of the DOT report released by QualifiedCarriers.