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Hire 3PLs with employee drivers to comply with DOL rule

SalSon Logistics | March 20, 2024 1:58:25 PM EDT

In light of the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) recent final rule, companies utilizing trucking services are encouraged to reassess their partnerships, particularly focusing on third-party logistics providers (3PLs) that employ drivers directly. This strategic shift can not only ensure compliance...

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Topics: SalSon drivers, port logistics, drayage services, Dedicated fleet

A Slow Market is a Perfect Time to find a 3PL Transportation Services Partner

SalSon Logistics | December 8, 2023 9:30:00 AM EST

The US supply chain is experiencing a rare phenomenon: an abundance of trucking and drayage capacity. With fewer loads than trucks available, shippers might be tempted to simply play the spot market, seeking the lowest price for each individual shipment.

While this strategy might seem financially...

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Topics: SalSon Logistics capabilities, drayage services, Dedicated fleet

Understanding ELD Mandate Compliance

SalSon Logistics | June 6, 2017 9:28:45 AM EDT

In the logistics industry, the buzz around the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate is steadily growing as we near the December 18, 2017 deadline for compliance.  In this post, we’ll give you a brief primer on the ELD mandate and how it can impact shippers.

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Topics: SalSon drivers, Dedicated fleet

SalSon CEO Takes New Daimler Truck for Maiden Voyage

SalSon Logistics | May 30, 2017 10:41:22 AM EDT

On Friday morning at 2 am, when most of the country was sleeping and gearing up for the long Memorial Day weekend, SalSon's CEO, Anthony Berritto, made a delivery to a Dick's Sporting Goods store in Pittsburgh. His ride? One of the newest and best tractors from Daimler – a 2018 Freightliner...

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Topics: Dedicated fleet

First Shipment of SalSon's 2018 Freightliner Tractors are In

SalSon Logistics | May 19, 2017 6:39:23 AM EDT

SalSon Logistics continued to add to its modern fleet with the arrival, this week, of the first shipment of 100 2018-model “Cascadia” tractors from Freightliner.  SalSon CEO Anthony Berritto commented: “At a time when many carriers are delaying equipment purchases, SalSon is investing to give...

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Topics: Dedicated fleet