Shipping a car by train or by truck?

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Shipping a car can be a daunting task, especially for a first time shipper. Here in Corsia Logistics we love cars, trucks and trains. Many of you have seen cargo trains crossing the country and many of the them carry automobiles. You have also seen car carrier trucks on the interstate highways.

Transporting a car can be done with either a train, a truck, an airplane or a marine vessel. What works for you depends on pick-up and delivery location, whether ...

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The ELD: What it is, who needs it, and why

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Trucking has always been a touchy subject all over the world. Europe, for example, has had its fair share of trouble with trucking taxes recently. Additionally, it seems that the topic of driver alertness has always been a serious issue everywhere. The authorities have tried handling it multiple times, the most recent being the so-called ELD mandate.

Today, we will learn a bit more about what an ELD is, as well as who is required to have it. We will see ...

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Silicon valley’s revolution in the trucking industry

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If you still think that the efforts of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are focused solely on the IT industry, you are way behind the current trend. The sky is the limit is literally where the Valley is going. And while it aims to break into space, the roads on Earth are still a hot topic. Today, however, we talk less about passenger vehicles and more about trucking.

It seems like all efforts towards transforming the trucking industry involve the introduction of self-driving ...

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Napping and trucking

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Getting enough sleep nowadays is becoming a real challenge. Busy lifestyles, work commitments, social media pressure have been making us sleep less. But is it healthy to live like this? Can we still function normally with fewer hours of sleep or no sleep at all? The answer is no. It’s not healthy. We all need those 7-8 hours of sleep every night to wake up fresh and recovered from the previous day. But we don’t always have the luxury of ...

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Shipping a Truck Guide

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If you come to think about it, one of the most important things for the survival of Americans today is the truck. Trucks are the main reason for our comfort when it comes to food, clothes, furniture, and pretty much everything else around us. The truth is that every single thing around you has probably seen the inside of a truck either as a final product or as raw material. And it if hadn’t, you wouldn’t be where you are ...

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Auto Transport Broker vs. Carrier Facts

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Learn about the auto transport broker-carrier relationship. Review our guide and call us with any questions you may have!

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  • Brokers have access to a database of carriers from around the country.
  • They can often arrange the pick-up of your car the same day.
  • You can always call your broker to track your vehicle and ask questions.
  • Brokers are members of a strictly regulated system, licensed and ...
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Truck Speed Limits: Slow Down or Speed Up?

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Truck speed limits across the country have been a hot topic for discussion over the past few months. Officials in a few states have initiated discussions on possible future changes to the rules on speed limits.

Ever since the Surface Transportation and Uniform Relocation Assistance Act (STURAA) of 1987, some states have had the right to raise speed limits from 55 mph, which was then the national speed limit, to 65 mph on rural interstate highways. After this date, some States ...

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Trucking Regulations to Watch for in 2017

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It seems like 2017 will be a year of challenges. Putting the political welfare aside, the year will be demanding for numerous businesses and organizations. At least for those that rely on transportation services. New regulations are slowly creeping in keeping us cautious of the effect they will have on the transportation industry. Some of these regulations were hiding around the corner, others we have expected for some time now.  Below are a few that will ...

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Truckers and the Trouble with the Parking Shortage

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Truckers have been exposed to unfair working conditions ever since the demand for job positions increased significantly in the past years. While in the beginning, the shortage of drivers was the biggest concern for the industry, today it is topped by the long service hours, the lack of safety on the road, and even the high rate of health issues. The parking shortage for truckers also has been one of the biggest concerns of the industry for quite ...

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Self-driving Trucks vs. Truckers

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Self-driving vehicles are the hottest topic in the auto industry now that electric vehicles are losing their sparkle as they enter the mass market. We’ve been talking about self-driving cars quite often in the past months, yet we failed to pay much attention to self-driving trucks. And that might have been a mistake because (surprise, surprise!) they might enter the market sooner than we’ve thought.

Engineers claim that driverless trucks will be safer and cheaper than human-controlled trucks. They will help ...

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