Development Opportunity Readiness Promotion

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One of the greatest misconceptions I have seen over the past twenty-five years is the belief that personal and professional growth is synonymous with upward mobility or promotion and there is a clearly defined map that leads to that end. In my experience, this is a very narrow view that frequently leads to frustration and… Read more »

FSMA Header

Posted & filed under Full Truckload.

Whether it’s a Christmas ham or fixings for a Fourth of July BBQ, protecting food from spoilage and contamination is what the FDA’s Sanitary Transportation of Food Rule (“STF Rule”) and the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) are all about. Make sure these five steps are taken before handling the transportation of food.    … Read more »

3 ELD Mandate Considerations for Freight Broker Agents

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With the December 18, 2017 deadline for ELDs having already arrived, it’s important to fully understand the upcoming landscape in order to help carriers and customers understand how this may affect their business. Hopefully they are already prepared, but here are three considerations to help you educate them if they haven’t started the process.  … Read more »

Continuous People Development Skills Knowledge

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As the name implies, continuous people development is about embarking on a journey of never-ending personal and professional improvement. The approach I’m sharing today is a perpetual cycle of four key phases: seeking feedback, planning development, increasing knowledge and skills, and implementation for improved results. This is a cycle that revolves around the individual’s and… Read more »

Holiday Shipping Infographic

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It’s the most wonderful, and busiest, time of the year. From the perfect Christmas tree to gifts for loved ones, homes and businesses alike depend on quality logistics to keep the holidays merry and bright. Every mode of transportation is utilized to deliver the holiday necessities. Get a glimpse into the rush of holiday shipping… Read more »

People Optimization Model

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This may be a leap, but I’m going to assume in this edition of HR Elevated that we are on the same page with regards to three points. First, our working definition of optimization – to make as effective, perfect or useful as possible or to make the best of. Second, our goal is to… Read more »

Fleet Cast Podcast England Carrier Services ELD

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England Carrier Services sat down with Omnitracs to discuss details of the upcoming Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate. From device options and associated pricing to the benefits of utilizing ELDs, we talk about what it takes to make this a smooth transition.   Subscribe to Fleet Cast ###   The England Carrier Services (ECS) division… Read more »

Employee of the Month Backbone of the Month

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EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH Congratulations to our December Employee of the Month, Edith! Edith comes in each day with a smile on her face and ready to tackle any challenge. She gets right to work every morning, paying close attention to detail so nothing is missed. Recently she has been maintaining the workload of two… Read more »

Navigating the ELD Mandate

Posted & filed under England Carrier Services.

With Europe’s “The Final Countdown” coming to mind, the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) compliancy deadline is generating a lot of buzz throughout the industry. The ELD mandate, requiring all fleets to transition from paper logs to an electronic logging device, has left many carriers with feelings of uncertainty. To ease some of these concerns and… Read more »