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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.

Lookalike Domain Attack Wreaks Havoc, and the Trucking Industry Must Fight Back

In late January, a user of the DAT Freight & Analytics load board was the victim of a meticulous and nasty lookalike-domain attack. The results were disastrous for everyone involved. A shipment was redirected and the freight was stolen. The intended recipients never received their goods. The carrier never got paid.

Webinar Report: Five Simple Things to Improve API Security

During a recent webinar, speakers shared five things trucking companies can do to secure their APIs. Read the quick rundown today.

API Security: A Mission-Critical Call to Download Our 2024 Trucking Cybersecurity Trends Report

As application programming interfaces (APIs) empower the digital progress of the trucking industry – connecting various digital platforms and programs to interact with each other – they also represent a vulnerable target for cyberattackers.