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Classification 101: Mastering the Precise Process of Classifying Freight

At NMFTA, we want shippers to better understand the process of classifying freight. Over the years we’ve designed a system that is detailed enough to take all critical factors into consideration, but not so complicated that shippers can’t learn how it works.

Webinar Report: How Trucking Companies Can Protect Themselves from Third-Party Risks

Despite a company’s efforts to mitigate risk, it can still fall prey to disaster if a third-party vendor or business partner has failed to do so. Risks arising from third-party business relationships can damage everything from a company’s finances to its data to its reputation.

The Latest in Interpretation of Freight Classifications: Requests, Precision, and ‘Ugly’ Items

Did you know that NMFTA has an interpretations team available to help carriers, shippers, and 3PLs determine the correct classification for any given piece of freight?

What You Missed at Truckload 2024 – NMFTA Session

The Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) Annual Convention offered attendees the chance to hear from the National Motor Freight Traffic Association, Inc. (NMFTA) staff, Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the United States Secret Service, and a cyber insurance pro all in one place.  

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What LTL Freight Brokers/3PLs Need to Know

This week is the TIA’s Capital Ideas Conference in Phoenix, AZ, and since many brokers work with less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers, we want them to be aware of the latest standards and policies that will affect them and their customers.

Dockets, Disposition Bulletins, and Supplements: Understanding How We Update the Freight Classification System

While keeping the National Motor Freight Classification system up to date, the National Motor Freight Traffic Association, Inc. and our Freight Classification Development Council (FCDC) follow a detailed, exacting process to keep the shipper community informed about the changes.

Packaging 101: How to Best Protect Freight in the LTL Shipping Environment

Packaging freight for less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping can be as simple as a six-sided container, or as complicated as some of the newer technology that will “think” as it interacts with the freight itself.

In Response to Industry Feedback: Digital LTL Council Releases eBOL 2.1

The National Motor Freight Traffic Association, Inc. just released eBOL 2.1, the latest update to the Digital LTL Council’s electronic bill of lading (eBOL) standard.

AI’s Impact on Trucking Cybersecurity: A Mixed Bag, But Also an Opportunity

In an industry constantly grappling with the challenges of cybersecurity, it’s natural for people to wonder: Is the growing presence of artificial intelligence (AI) a friend or foe when it comes to securing your enterprise and your assets?

NMFTA to Host Insightful Panel Discussion at Truckload 2024: Nashville

Will you be attending Truckload 2024: Nashville next week? If so, don’t miss the National Motor Freight Traffic Association’s (NMFTA) panel discussion, “Cyber Security in…

Trucking Cybersecurity: Stopping Hackers From Directly Attacking Our Trucks

For all the effort trucking companies make to protect their enterprises from cyberattacks, it’s a major mistake if trucking companies forget to focus on asset hacking.

What We Saw At Manifest: Insight, Innovation, and Ingenuity

Aside from NMFTA’s cybersecurity panel discussion at Manifest, the world’s largest supply chain technology event in the world, check out a few other noteworthy takeaways from this event.