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About the Author

Jason Craig — Director, Government Affairs

Jason has 20 years of industry experience and a deep understanding of government policies. He monitors regulatory and legislative issues impacting the transportation and produce industries for C.H. Robinson. Jason is member of the Minnesota Freight Advisory Committee (MFAC) and serves as an election judge in the City of Minneapolis.

How the ELD Mandate Will (and Won’t) Change the Marketplace

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The recent electronic logging device (ELD) mandate has brought up a lot of questions. A few weeks ago, we looked at providing some of the basic information about the mandate. Today I want to answer some of the more specific questions about how the mandate will influence the market—and how it won’t.
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7 Things to Know: Sanitary Transportation of Food Final Rule

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released text for the final rule for the Sanitary Transportation of Food as required by the 2010 Food Safety Modernization Act. There were some significant changes made in response to comments when compared to the draft rule. Here are some quick things to know regarding this widely anticipated rule:

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Coercion Rule Underscores Industry Standard

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While the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released a final version of what is commonly referred to as the coercion rule, industry experts don’t anticipate much of an impact on drivers, carriers, shippers, or brokers. They note that coercion is already well-established as illegal activity and that this rule puts structure around the complaint process. » Read More