September 2022

Picture of two 80 impala, Red on the left and Green on the right driving down Downtown Reno.
September 1, 2022 | Newsletter 2022 September

HOT AUGUST NIGHTS In case you missed Hot August Nights, or even if you did not miss it, click on the link above for short video of the cars and fun

Two people with orange vest on a crane next to blue containers
September 1, 2022 | Newsletter 2022 September

It has been a quiet month on the labor negotiation front. The sides continue to meet and hammer through the details, and the West Coast waterfront continues to operate without labor disruptions. All good news. We are hopeful […]

Picture of a truck part for the monthly trivia quiz
September 1, 2022 | Newsletter 2022 September

Do you know what this part is? It is something used in truck or container transportation. Play “Name That Part” by liking us on Facebook. Click here to be directed to our page and place your guess. Good […]

Oakland new proposed stadium, with concept art of families sitting in a open field
September 1, 2022 | Newsletter 2022 September

Supply Chain interests are still swinging for the fences in the battle with Oakland A’s, the City of Oakland, the Port of Oakland, and now the Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) over the Oakland A’s proposed ballpark, […]

Video link of Free way rescue
September 1, 2022 | Newsletter 2022 September

FREEWAY RESCUE Once again, drivers come to the rescue. This time, however, it is not because they delivered food, medical supplies and other goods during the midst of a pandemic but rather aiding in the rescue of a […]

September 1, 2022 | Newsletter 2022 September

A week ago on August 25, 2022, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) voted in favor of their regulation requiring the transition to zero emission vehicles (ZEV) in California. The regulation requires 35% of the new cars sold […]

Grandmother holding her grand child
September 1, 2022 | Newsletter 2022 September

They come in 100’s in this family. WOW!

August 2022

Protesters blocking trucks from entering Port of Oakland
August 1, 2022 | Newsletter 2022 August

If you did not know what AB5 was prior to July 2022, you do now. In an attempt to get California’s governor to delay the implementation of AB5, drivers protested and voiced their intention to maintain their independence […]

Picture of a wedding in Hawaii beach front
August 1, 2022 | Newsletter 2022 August

Dillon and Riley Murphy had an unwelcome guest at their wedding, Tropical Storm Darby. Take a look at the above video. You will be happy to know the cake survived.

View of a warehouse, with a devine truck infront
August 1, 2022 | Newsletter 2022 August

With college classes set to start soon, if you have a student heading off to University Nevada, Reno (UNR) here are some suggestions for cheap eats in the area: Archie’s Giant Hamburgers Pho999 Mi Ranchito Sup Crazy D’s […]

a view from inside the cave looking up a blue skies
August 1, 2022 | Newsletter 2022 August

August marks American Adventure Month. It is time to get out there and explore. If you live in California or Nevada, you do not have to go far. Here are some suggestions to satisfy your wanderlust:   California […]

Blue truck refueling with the driver holding the dispense handle
August 1, 2022 | Newsletter 2022 August

While still crazy-high, gasoline prices are slowly coming down, but diesel remains stubbornly high…more than $2/gallon higher than last year and more than $1/gallon above gasoline prices. Why is that? For three main reasons: Beginning in 2006, the […]

picture of a sandwich cut in half
August 1, 2022 | Newsletter 2022 August

The sandwich got its name when the Earl of Sandwich (an actual person) asked for two pieces of bread with meat in the middle. What is your favorite sandwich?

August 1, 2022 | Newsletter 2022 August

Positive news on labor negotiations front. Last week the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) announced they had reached a tentative agreement on health benefits. While that approval is a good sign, […]

A silver, cylindrical part from a truck
August 1, 2022 | Newsletter 2022 August

Do you know what this part is? It is something used in truck or container transportation. Play “Name That Part” by liking us on Facebook. Click here to be directed to our page and place your guess. Good […]

Women driver sitting inside her Truck
August 1, 2022 | Newsletter 2022 August

WOMEN IN MOTION The American Trucking Associations (ATA) launched Women in Motion, a new program to promote and advocate for women in trucking. This program is designed to “elevate and highlight the contributions of women to the trucking […]

truck next to variety color containers
August 1, 2022 | Newsletter 2022 August

The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has said the passing of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA) should, first and foremost, not make things worse. Well, it has! OSRA shifted the responsibility of demurrage management and collection from the […]

August 1, 2022 | Newsletter 2022 August

California’s regulators, including the California Air Resources Board (CARB), seem to think motor carriers and drivers are one-size-fits-all. That could not be further from the truth. Their upcoming Advanced Clean Fleets (ACF) rule will require any new truck […]

July 2022

July 1, 2022 | Newsletter 2022 July

Wishing you all a wonderful Independence Day holiday. The United States of America is celebrating its 246th birthday this year. Happy Birthday!

46th president biden sitting and ready to sign a bill
July 1, 2022 | Newsletter 2022 July

President Biden signed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA) 2022 into law on Thursday, June 16th. It is the first major overhaul of the act in two decades and had tremendous support in both the US Senate, who […]

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