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What Is the Electronic Logging Device Mandate?

May 8, 2018 7:21 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Big changes are happening in the trucking world. One of the most significant changes is a recent mandate requiring all trucks to have an electronic logging device (ELD) attached to the engine. These ELDs send real time data from a truck’s engine back to the fleet manager. Continue reading to learn everything you need to know about ELDs and how they’ll affect hot shot trucking in Houston, TX. What is an ELD, and how does it work? An ELD is attached to a truck’s engine and tracks all of the vehicle’s movements throughout the day. The driving data is automatically sent to the fleet manager, so the manager can easily track how many miles the truck has driven, where the... View Article

New and Upcoming Changes for Truckers in Texas

April 24, 2018 7:21 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Change is usually a good thing, especially when it comes to intrastate trucking in Houston, TX! Our industry is changing rapidly, which can make it difficult to keep up with the times. If you’re in the trucking business, the following guide will help keep you informed regarding some of the changes we’re seeing already, and some of the changes that are coming soon. Electronic logging devices mandate Starting this year, most commercial vehicles must be equipped with an electronic logging device (ELD). These devices transmit real-time data from a truck’s engine directly to a fleet manager. Drivers will no longer have to manually record the number of hours or miles driven; ELDs will do it for them! ELDs will help... View Article

Tips for Safe Summer Trucking in Houston, TX

April 9, 2018 5:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Summer is just around the corner. That means the highways will be filled with folks on family road trips and people just trying to get out of the city and enjoy the beautiful weather. As you’re aware, there will also be plenty of truck drivers out on the road making their regular deliveries. The following guide will help ensure truck drivers stay safe out on the road during the upcoming months: Watch for extreme weather: Sudden storms are a staple of summer weather. It can go from nice and sunny to dark and rainy in a matter of minutes. Thankfully, our meteorologists are usually pretty good at predicting when and where these storms will pop up. Be sure to always... View Article

The Difference Between Expedited Freight and Hot Shot Trucking in Houston, TX

March 26, 2018 5:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Getting goods from point A to point B is big business across the United States. We always want our things to reach their destination as quickly as possible. But there are some scenarios in which items absolutely must arrive both on time and undamaged. When that’s the case, companies often choose to either use expedited freight or a hot shot trucking service. Both forms of delivery will get your goods where they need to go as soon as possible, but they’re not the same. Continue reading to learn the difference between the two services and why you should always rely on Pro Delivery LLC for hot shot trucking in Houston, TX. The biggest difference between hot shot trucking and expedited... View Article

Five Things That Determine Freight Capacity

March 7, 2018 7:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A good mantra for any business is “hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.” This especially can be said when talking about the looming freight capacity crisis. The inevitable freight capacity problem was predicted by logistics experts as early as 2014 and, while we have not experienced anything too concerning up to this point, things may come to a head before 2018 is over. Rather than be caught off guard and have the freight capacity issue affect your company’s assets and efficiency, it’s better to be prepared. As a company providing freight delivery in Houston, TX, we wanted to provide you with a list of five things that will determine freight capacity in 2018. Driver shortage As the... View Article