A bill introduced in congress, HR 2357, is an attempt to bring order and increase effectiveness of the Federal Government in overseeing the transportation industry. The bill addresses several pressing issues that will change the way shipments of cargo like automobiles, produce and general freight are transported. This bill is primary targeted toward freight brokers and freight forwarders, with the intent to protect shippers and carriers. While the bill reaffirms the important role brokers serve in the transportation business, it makes drastic changes to the status quo.
The first provision will restrict motor carriers Read more