ATRI makes the case for more HOS flexibility

In response to growing calls for more hours-of-service flexibility, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has published a technical memorandum on hours-of-service flexibility. Produced by Jeffrey Short, senior research associate, the report concludes, to no great surprise, that truck drivers who travel during peak times are slowed and that more flexible HOS regulations could not only speed those travel times, but also would not impact the miles drivers cover in a day.

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Leading airfreight operator calls for more from African airports

Sanjeev Gadhia, the founder and chief executive of Astral Aviation, an all-cargo carrier based at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, as well as a TIACA director and vice chairman of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) Cargo Task Force, has made a plea on behalf of freighter carriers for African airports to improve their cargo-related infrastructure and procedures.

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How to not be a victim of email spoofing

We got word today of yet another email spoofing campaign falsely claiming to be from IAM President Terry Head. This one is very brief and asks the recipient to open a fraudulent attachment. Unfortunately, emails like this will occasionally circulate; here are some warning signs that will tell you a message is not actually from Terry…

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