A woman at the wheel

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A woman at the wheel… Have you ever wondered about the number of female drivers in the US compared to their male counterparts? Let me share some data with you. According to statistics, the number of licensed female drivers in 2018 was around 115 million compared to 112 million licensed male drivers.

Today, women drive all sorts of vehicles, including trucks, and have the financial means to buy their own cars. It has been a long way to get here, though.

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2020 tax season for truckers and carriers: What to know

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The new tax season has begun. This year, you have until April 15th to submit your 2019 income tax return and pay any amount owed. Factors such as your filing status, taxable income, potential tax exemptions, among others, determine how much tax you will pay.

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) brought changes especially concerning the taxable income, per-diem deductions, as well as vehicle and equipment depreciation methods. These changes affected both individuals and businesses. The TCJA has also ...

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Common auto transport issues to avoid

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Whether or not you a car enthusiast, one thing is indisputable. If you own a car, you most likely want to take good care of it. You do all the necessary maintenance, so you can enjoy your vehicle longer.

And when you need to relocate your car across the state or country, your goal is to ensure it reaches the final destination safely and efficiently. But sometimes, things may get in the way.

Of course, it’s hard to anticipate all the issues ...

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Truckers vs California Independent Contractor Law

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Compromise lies at the heart of any relationship between businesses, workers, and the state. Regardless of how much we dislike it, we understand there is no avoiding it. However, it is a tough balancing act, especially when you don’t even know where the balance is. And it gets even worse when states try to solve issues in one broad swoop.

Last year we got another example of how generalized solutions can disrupt entire businesses. This time, the issue revolves around Continue Reading →

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Happy 2020

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Today, as 2019 winds down to a close, we take a moment and reflect on the past 364 days. We define and redefine our truths, our actions, our desires, and our goals. We conclude a cycle and we look forward to the next one hoping it will be different. The most important is, of course, that we keep moving.

And we all keep moving because it is innate to us – to move, to grow, and to change. With that comes ...

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The ELD mandate deadline: Unresolved issues

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Every once in a while, a huge regulation controversy pops up, and virtually everybody takes a side. The beauty of democracy is that we have the power to affect such changes. However, there is one problem. What happens to those issues, which do not get that big of a platform?

The ELD mandate has stirred the pot in trucking and logistics circles, but the general public has only a minimal idea of it – or perhaps none at all.

Because of that, ...

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Honoring the brave: Veterans Day

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As our nation celebrates Veterans Day, Corsia Logistics Team takes a moment to salute the brave men and women, whose devotion to duty and our country deserves our respect and gratitude, not just today, but every day.

In the military circles, they say: “Amateurs talk about tactics, but professionals study logistics.”

Logistics has always been a vital part of any military action: one as simple as meal delivery, and one as complex as planning a gargantuan operation across the Atlantic. Transporting military ...

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GM Strike: How it affected various industries

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History knows events, which cause such ripples that we feel them years, if not decades into the future. It seems like, with the rise of technology and the progress of society, such monumental impacts become even likelier. In other words, even a little wave has the potential of causing a tsunami.

Ford, for instance, has also met the scrutiny of the United Automobile Workers. Although a tentative deal has been reached in a much quicker manner, this only goes to show ...

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Humans vs. AI in auto transport and logistics

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It seems like almost every day we get some news on the development of artificial intelligence. Back in the day, a program could not stand a chance against a human in chess. Nowadays, AI systems train one another how to play the game and they have become virtually unbeatable.

All would have been fine if AI was only involved in games. However, we all know that artificial intelligence is about to replace drivers. Robots have already taken ...

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Helping students with nowhere to stay

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Nowadays, in the USA, many young people decide to continue towards higher education with the hope to achieve a better life. Quite a few of them are first-generation students intheir family, and education may be their only chance to break the cycle of poverty. While the public financial aid help has increased, and more low-to-middle income students can now afford attending classes, getting into college is often not the biggest issue. What is troubling many students today is that they ...

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