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In the News:                                                                                         Sept 16, 2016  Update on NMFTA Changes ‘Round 2.’George Carl Pezold, Executive Director of the Transportation and Logistics Council(More)

Uniform Straight Bill of Lading form

Uniform Straight Bill of Lading form

Special Report: NMFTA Changes the Uniform Straight Bill of Lading
On July 14, 2016, the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA), publishers of the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC), issued Supplement 2 to NMF 100-AP, effective August 13, 2016. This Supplement contains changes to the bill of lading forms – the Uniform Straight Bill of Lading, including the Terms and Conditions on the reverse side, and the Straight Bill of Lading- Short Form, as well as to the NMFC rules in Item 360 – Bills of Lading, Freight Bills and Statements of Charges. (more)

The Amazon Effect

Amazon’s distribution center in Kenosha may impact local trucking and logistics. Will its transportation requirements reduce the number of available trucks? W.I.S. Logistics CEO Jon Teraoka weighs in.

Resist the Urge to Micromanage

The high level of customer service you’ll find at W.I.S. Logistics is directly related to empowering employees to excel. “You can do that”, says CEO Jon Teraoka, “when you resist the urge to micromanage.

 

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