FMCSA Establishes National Drug and Alcohol Testing Clearinghouse
The trucking industry must maintain a zero-tolerance policy when it comes to drug and alcohol use. However, under the current drug and alcohol screening programs, employers do not always have the proper tools to identify accurately and expeditiously CDL holders […]Read more
HANJIN SHIPPING BANKRUPTCY UPDATE
The Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy continues to have worldwide impacts with legal battles over cost and equipment liabilities related to the bankruptcy playing out in the courts. But there is a glimmer of good news on the horizon. Hanjin filed for […]Read more
Transportation Trust Fund
Ever since the emergence and rise of the automobile during the 1920’s, America has increasingly relied on the building of highways for both personal transportation as well as industry advancement. The federal Highway Trust Fund was initially created in the […]Read more
Continued Partnership with the EPA
In 2014 PNG Logistics Co. LLC entered into a partnership with the EPA SmartWay program and has ranked in the top of all SmartWay providers ever since. In order to rank in the top 15% of SmartWay Providers the bulk […]Read more
TRANSIT TIMES DECODED
Transit times for LTL shipments can seem confusing at best for many shippers, and often lead to a wide array of frustration and often turn into a source of contention when everything doesn’t go as planned. A delayed shipment can […]Read more
Volume shipments and how they could reduce your freight costs.
What exactly is a volume shipment? We have all heard of the terms less than truck load and truck load. A volume shipment is somewhere in between the two. This generally happens when you have a shipment of 6 pallets […]Read more
RECENT BOL UPDATES AND THEIR IMPACT ON THE RELATIONSHIP SHIPPER/CARRIER
On July 14, 2016, the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) issued Supplement 2 to NMF 100-AP, which became effective August 13,2016. The biggest impact the addition of Supplement 2 are the modifications to the Uniform Bill of Lading (UBOL), […]Read more
Our customers are asking: What is a dimensioner?
In short a dimensioner is a proprietary system of cameras and software that scans and measures freight. Similar technology is used at sawmills to measure and count various pieces of wood. Now this technology helps automate a previously manual process. […]Read more
Cutting loses with Effective RMA Programs
As a logistics service provider, most of our clients first come to us looking for savings on their outbound freight but overlook inbound shipments and returns. While it is unfortunate, mistakes do happen. Perhaps the product didn’t meet the specification […]Read more
The Buck Stops Where?
Here are a few important questions to consider pertaining to carrier payments: “What happens if pay my logistics company and they don’t pay the carrier can they come after me?” The short answer to this question is yes. A carrier […]Read more