Electronic Logging Devices Have Some Pluses

Powell Slaughter - Furniture Today, November 28, 2017 - HIGH POINT — Implementation of electronic log devices will eliminate any flexibility on hours-of-service regulation and requires constant attention to and adaptation of new scheduling procedures on specialized carriers’ part, but the technology is not without its upside.

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Eliminating Delivery Bottlenecks

Powell Slaughter - Furniture Today, November 28, 2017 - HIGH POINT — A shortage of drivers and stricter adherence to the hours they can work through implementation of electronic logging devices have specialized furniture carriers operating at or beyond capacity.

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Specialized Carriers Face Pressure

Retailers must work with carriers to maintain service levels

Powell Slaughter - Furniture Today, November 13, 2017 - HIGH POINT – Specialized truckers serving the furniture industry are under a deadline next month for compliance with electronic log devices that record drivers’ hours of service.

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Truck Stop: Retailers Could Feel the Pinch of New Regulation Constraints

Powell Slaughter - Furniture Today, November 28, 2017 - HIGH POINT - Service constraints from hours-of-service regulation and fierce competition for drivers are making timely service ever harder for less-than-truckload carriers delivering goods to furniture retailers’ docks.

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Last Mile Home Adds Houston DC

Powell Slaughter - Furniture Today, November 4, 2017 - MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. – Final-mile delivery specialist Last Mile Home has opened a new distribution center in Houston, to serve metro and regional destinations.

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