April 21, 2020 Part II - Vol 136 No 137

It is my job to bring to you the current up-to-date information needed so that you can make your own judgement calls– Remember, Knowledge is Power. 

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NorthAmerican Transportation Association 
Featured Article
FMCSA Expand COVID-19 Waiver to Accommodate CDL Skills Tests
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has expanded its COVID-19 emergency declaration to allow examiners to conduct commercial driver license skills tests without being physically in the truck, using such technologies as in-cab cameras, online testing and cellphones.

FMCSA said in an April 13 announcement that in light of the COVID-19 emergency and the need to comply with social-distancing guidelines while ensuring continued movement of supplies and equipment, states may leverage certain technologies. Bluetooth, in-cab cameras and cellphones may be used to administer the CDL skills tes t   ....
Why do trucking spot rates change daily?
Lately, I have received many emails in regards to the low rates and now in April a drop in the volume of freight and that many brokerage companies have dropped their rates to pre-1990’s levels. That many loads are only paying a dollar a mile or less and it is making it difficult to get the trucks back to the home terminals. So I decided to do a little digging into this matter and found out it is rather complex.

First, U.S. Freight volumes dived 9.2% in March as coronavirus-driven shutdowns tanked...
NTA Business Loans on Hold
Effective March 20, 2020 NTA Loan programs have been paused until further notice. An exception is our  SBA Express loan  which is a federal loan program. Please read the SBA Express loan requirements before applying since this loan requires full financials and a minimum credit score of 670. 

Featured NTA Services
Tax filing deadline extended to July 15
New Quick Poll
When do you think business will be back to normal?
Quick Poll Results
In March 2020, Did Business for You Go....?

86 Responses

  • Up Significantly - 9.3% (8)
  • Down Significantly - 73.3% (63)
  • Stayed About the Same - 17.4% (15)
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