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3 Things Commercial Carriers Need to Know Before Crossing the Border

Anyone who has crossed a border between countries knows the process can go smoothly – or it can be a nightmare. NMFTA wants all carriers to have smooth experiences at the border. Read three things that are important for you to know when crossing.

Shippers: Solve Your Freight Classing Woes

Freight classification can be a confusing topic, but it’s important for shippers to understand how it works. In this blog, we’ll break down freight classification in simple terms and explain how you can correctly class your freight.

A Look (Not Too Far) Ahead at a Fully Digitized LTL Shipment Data Stream

Within the context of the full LTL shipment data stream, some elements are fully digitized while others are not. One example is the development of standards for electronic bills of lading (eBOLs), which NMFTA’s Digital LTL Council developed and launched over the past year. Digitizing bills of lading has led to tremendous gains in efficiency and accuracy.

We Are the Champions! NMFTA Joins Critical Cybersecurity Awareness Effort 

NMFTA is thrilled to announce that we’ve signed on with the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCA) as a Cybersecurity Awareness Month Champion for 2023!

9 Ways to Protect Forklift Scales from Cyberattacks

There is little downside to a forklift-mounted scale itself. But like so many other assets in the logistics industry, the connectivity of such a device puts it at risk of cyberattacks if users don’t understand how to mitigate those risks.

A Month’s Worth of Insight for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

NMFTA offers considerable insight on cybersecurity issues specific to the trucking industry (especially LTL carriers). As we observe Cybersecurity Awareness Month we encourage you and your team to soak up more than 13 insights!

NMFTA on FreightWaves: How the Trucking Industry Must Act to Protect Truck Diagnostic Systems

Are trucks now vulnerable to sabotage by virtue of the information systems that once amazed drivers? During a recent interview with FreightWaves, NMFTA’s Ben Gardiner answered yes.

How We’re Making Truck Diagnostics as Secure as Your Last Online Bank Transaction

If you believe a truck should be as secure as a bank website from cyberattacks, it’s worthwhile to consider how many security protocols operate on the Internet keeping the exchange of information between machines secure.

Witness a Startling Truck Hacking Demonstration at NMFTA’s Conference

Attendees at the National Motor Freight Traffic Association’s (NMFTA) upcoming Digital Solutions Conference on Cybersecurity should be prepared to hear an array of strange and disturbing noises. The noise that will be apparent during a live truck hacking demonstration is referred to as a chuff, to be specific.

NMFTA on FreightWaves: The Cost of Cyberattacks to Trucking Companies

In a recent FreightWavesNOW interview, our director of enterprise security Antwan Banks urged trucking companies to prioritize both patching and training.

Webinar Recap: Big Data is Not Enough

During NMFTA’s recent webinar, Perygee CEO Mollie Breen shared with participants why little data is so critical, and how we can ensure we have enough of it.

Webinar Recap: Trends and Threats Exposed

During NMFTA’s recent webinar, Eitan Richman – an Israeli operations specialist who is familiar not only with the world of independent and corporate hackers, but also with the cyber warfare conducted by nation-states – offered a thorough assessment of the current cyber warfare landscape.