Transportation Industry Advancements Come with Some Risk

Risks Faced by the U.S. Transportation Industry in 2021 By and large, Advancements in technology and regulatory compliance have helped the U.S. Transportation industry. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has added to a list of the pre-existing risks the industry faces. Market shocks, cyber exposures, worsening driver shortage, and deteriorating infrastructure pose continual challenges. Here are Read More

2021 Outlook and Growth of the Transportation Industry

Transportation and logistics are among the most competitive yet lucrative industries in the U.S. For instance, in 2018 alone, the total business logistics costs amounted to $1.6 trillion, representing about 8% of the national gross domestic product (GDP), according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. However, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has greatly impacted the U.S. Read More

6 Trucking Safety and Sustainability Trends for 2021 and Beyond

The COVID-19 crisis kept many vehicles off the roads for a large portion of 2020, crippling many sectors of the U.S. economy, including trucking.  In response to the pandemic crisis, it has also inspired a couple of trucking sustainability trends for 2021 and possibly into the unforeseeable future. With COVID-19 vaccination programs already underway, there’s Read More

How Assembly Bill 5 Differs From Proposition 22

Independent Contractors vs. Employees Enacted in January 2020, the Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) provides a three-pronged test for entities in California to use when hiring independent contractors. On the other hand, passed in November 2020, Proposition 22 (Prop 22) aims to maintain the status quo, allowing independent contractors to maintain their independence. With that in Read More