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Drastically Reduce Detention Pay with New HOS Regulation – Split Duty Proposal

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Just as our spinning heads have come to a slow roll after Q2’s HOS changes, FMCSA is hitting us with another one. This time, however, could significantly and financially benefit trucking companies.

A pilot program has been proposed that will allow drivers to extend their 30-minute DOT break up to 3 hours, if needed. This off-duty break would... Read More

My Best Friend, the Trucker: How We Transformed the Dispatcher & Driver Relationship

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Hello to everyone out there! Thank you so much for checking out the blog and staying up to date on industry trends with me.

In this blog post, I would like to take a moment to formally introduce myself and give you all some background on my experience in the trucking industry. And, so we can get to know each other.

By the way, you can reach... Read More

Its Brake Safety Week and We Can’t Stop… talking about brakes!

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Fast Forward Webinar Series – Infinit-I Workforce Solutions hosts a bi-weekly webinar series focused on delivering leadership skills to trucking companies in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Each webisode offers expert advice from industry leaders. Special guests include:

Andrew McCullough, Bryan Dingler, Charles Whatley,... Read More

Spotted Lanternfly: Operating Without a Permit Could Cost You $20,000

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Add another quarantine to the list of 2020’s challenges to overcome. This year, the state of Pennsylvania has nearly doubled the number of counties placed under quarantine due to the spotted lanternfly. This travel quarantine applies to 26 Pennsylvania counties through which commercial vehicle operators must be permitted to... Read More

Go Green: How Online Training Saves You Time, Money, and Resources

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The most precious commodity. Online training offers numerous ways to increase your efficiency; the most effective being through online orientation.

Traditional in-person orientation for a trucker is about 3 days on average. Every day that one of your drivers is sitting in a classroom and not on the road is potentially 500 miles per new... Read More

8% of Truck Drivers Could Lose Their Job if their Employers Do This To Save Money

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In the interest of lowering CSA scores and insurance premiums, many trucking companies are making procedural changes. One of which includes switching from the traditional urine drug test to the more accurate and detailed hair follicle test.

A urine drug screen may only return accurate results if a controlled substance was used within the previous... Read More

It’s a Trap! Safe Driver Week – Speeding Blitz.

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Safe Driver Week is upon us once again; this year’s focus is speeding. The industry expects to see an increase in the number of citations and warnings issued this week compared to normal. Especially since excessive speeds have become common during the pandemic.

Infinit-I Workforce Solutions is working to support trucking... Read More

Out-perform, Out-shine, and Out-grow your Current Safety Culture

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Through the first half of 2020, the trucking industry has made major adjustments to a “new normal.” Our procedures have evolved to maintain efficiency in a wounded economic environment. And yet, we survived.

Resistance to change is common, as amendments to the status quo can be challenging. Stepping outside our comfort zone, however, is an... Read More

Why You Should Be Focused on Your Employee’s Cultural Relationships Now More Than Ever

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Truck drivers are in high demand, and they know it. Because of the driver shortage, truck drivers expect more from their employers than ever before.

You must become the kind of company a driver wants to work for.

Truckers move fast.  Formalities disappear when communication is hurried.  In the rush, sometimes we forget to see each other... Read More

28 Things Every Employer Should Do While Employees Are Heading Back To Work

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After a very informative webinar this week, we’ve decided to dive deeper into your strategic reopening. In case you missed the meeting, check it out here.

We spoke with Attorney Monica Narvaez about all the things employers should consider as employees return to work. While all her suggestions were thought-provoking, some were downright... Read More

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