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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7 Facts about auto transport

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And this growth requires us to know a little more about the process and peculiarities that come with it. We reveal some facts that we have found to be interesting. Some might be surprising, others might be scary. All of them, however, quite important to know ahead.

Every time an auto manufacturer sends out a new car, there is a truck that carries it to a dealership. Somehow it seems funny that cars, which are made to be driven, have to ...

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Shipping a car by train or by truck?

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Transporting a car can be done by train, truck, airplane or a marine vessel. What works for you depends on the pick-up and delivery locations, whether you are shipping internationally or domestically, on your time frame and budget, and certainly your personal preferences.

Working with a trucking company is faster and easier. When shipping a car by train you still need a car carrier to take the vehicle to the train. Instead loading and un-loading twice at pick-up and delivery, you ...

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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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Auto Transport Glossary

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Logistics agents, dispatchers, and truck drivers all speak the “auto transport slang” that doesn’t always make sense to those not related to the industry. In this post, we’ve demystified the most commonly used terms in the auto shipping industry which, will be especially helpful for those who are shipping a car for the first time.

  • Auto Logistics – This is a general term that wraps all processes. The whole organization and management of the auto ...
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Automation vs. people in auto transport

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Digitalization has been a hot topic for the past few years in every industry you could imagine. It’s exciting, powerful, and definitely transformational for most organizations. What seems a little more frightening is the ancestor of digitalization. The process of automation itself. While people used to look at it as something helpful, now it feels like a threat to many. What is the auto transport industry’s take on this?

We have seen automated systems slowly invading the auto transport industry in ...

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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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Shipping a car from east to west coast

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Nevertheless, the more you know about transporting a car, the better your shipping experience will be. Let us answer some important questions about shipping a car across the country.

The process starts with you deciding how you want to move the vehicle. Most people choose to hire an auto transport company. In this guide we will talk about the option of driving as well. When hiring a shipping company make sure you research well and choose wisely.

Vehicle transport is easy when ...

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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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