What Management Needs to Know about the Transportation Market, Part Three: Legislation
If you haven’t already heard, the capacity crunch (driver shortage) everyone has been predicting has arrived, and it’s packing a mean punch. This is not the story of the broker who cried wolf, friends, it’s the industry reality right now. To describe the online activity around this topic, FRENZY isn’t too strong of a word. Carriers are turning down loads in epic proportions, and it’s occurring for every reason you could possibly imagine.
If you are a driver or trucking company working in or around the ports, you have most likely heard about the TWIC Card. For those of you that haven’t, or who have heard about it but are not clear on the nuts and bolts, we’d like to share our knowledge of the requirements in preparation for the port deadline.