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Transflo’s New President
Freight’s Future Looks Bright
Broker Transparency Petition
Scorecard for Fleets
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Transflo Welcomes Michael Southworth
as Company President
Southworth joins Transflo during a critical time in which the essential nature of the trucking and logistics industries has been magnified due to the coronavirus pandemic. In his position, he will play a key role in advancing Transflo’s market-leading mobile and data intelligence solutions and driving commercial initiatives to scale the business. Prior to joining Transflo, Southworth led the Intelligent Self-Service business at Verint Systems where he focused on developing conversational artificial intelligence and advanced analytics solutions to improve customer engagement and reduce fraud.
“Michael’s deep expertise in emerging technology and mobility provides the perfect puzzle piece that Transflo needs to transform the supply chain for the…
A New Horizon for Transportation
Predictions for 2021 are Looking Bright
Not only are we seeing a silver lining come from the technology advances that 2020 bought us, but the future of the industry is looking bright too. So, grab your shades because we’re heading into a new horizon of opportunities.
“A common theme runs through this year’s collection of trucking-centric features, it’s that staggering adversity almost always pushes us to make strategic changes for the better.” (Logistics Management) And these accelerated changes are ones many freight professionals already had on their to-do lists…
OOIDA’s Petition Gains Traction…
…Grabbing the Attention of TIA, FMCSA and Others
The petition’s goal; more transparency from freight brokerages AKA getting brokers to provide information to motor carriers automatically and electronically.
“According to OOIDA’s comments, original broker regulations established 85 years ago had the objective, ‘to protect the public’s interest in an ‘adequate, economical, and efficient’ motor carrier transportation system free from the ‘unjust discriminations’ and ‘destructive competitive practices’ of unscrupulous middlemen.’ The Interstate Commerce Commission confirmed that 45 years later with broker transparency revisions. Since then, nothing has changed to suggest broker transparency is no longer needed.” Source: Land Line Media
There is still some debate on the effects the new transparency rules could have on broker’s checkbooks, with some professionals suggesting a concern for high incurring costs, and others pointing out the opportunities of ROI that certain types of new software can give freight brokers and 3PLs.
Our next webinar is Friday Dec. 4 @ 2:00pm EST
…with different topics covered each Friday!
These are recurring informative webinars for carriers and drivers on how to use all the functions and features within the Transflo Mobile+ app. And they’re complimentary, so don’t miss out!
Reserve your spot now – Space is limited
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Transflo Completes Electronic Logging Device Registration with FMCSA