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FMCSA Receives More Than 2,600 Comments on HOS Proposal

The new HOS proposal from the FMCSA has mixed reactions with some saying it is in favor of the truck drivers and others saying it is yet another burden. It will be interesting to see how many, if any, of these rules are fully implemented and the effect it has on the drayage/trucking industry.


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Xenon FS: Changes to our Terms & Conditions Effective 11/1/19

Check out Xenon's updated Terms & Conditions effective November 1, 2019:

Xenon's New T&C

Freight Brokerage Automation Has Barely Begun

Xenon Freight Solutions has made a big push towards implementing more technological advances to help make our customer's overall experience both quicker and easier.
Check out the below article on how industry experts say brokerages are just scratching the surface of implementing technology-based resources.
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U.S. containers to peak in November ahead of new import duties

ATA’s Costello Optimistic About Trucking Industry Economy, With One Exception

We have all felt, and are still feeling, the effects of the U.S.-China trade war, from manufacturers all the way to the end consumers. However, the below article in Transport Topics expresses optimism for a strengthening in the economy. It says that if U.S. and China can work out the "trade stuff", we might see a return to above-trend growth. We can only hope!

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ATA’s Costello Optimistic About Trucking Industry Economy, With One Exception