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Sweeping Changes to Classification System to Take Effect April 8

Making the National Motor Freight Classification® (NMFC®) system as easy as possible for the industry to use is a high priority here at the National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA). That is why NMFTA’s Freight Classification Development Council (FCDC) took several actions during NMFTA’s recent membership meeting in La Jolla, CA to make the NMFC simpler and easier for shippers.

Part 2: Dave Nemo Show Broadcasts Live from La Jolla Meeting, Interviews NMFTA Leadership, Staff

NMFTA recently shared quotes from its leaders and key members that were broadcast by the Dave Nemo Show during February’s NMFTA Membership Meeting in La Jolla, CA.

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The Dos and Don’ts of Cybersecurity Penetration Testing for Trucking Companies

In the current environment of cyber threats, it is commonplace for trucking companies to have their enterprise systems penetration-tested. It’s a simple enough proposition, in which a cybersecurity expert (pentester) tests the potential weaknesses of your systems and demonstrates the existence of vulnerabilities by exploiting them.

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Two-Factor Authentication, Secure Gateways Are Critical to Preventing Cyberattacks

Cybersecurity leaders from two NMFTA member companies recently suggested two high-impact actions that every fleet can take to significantly reduce the risk of cyberattacks now. The first is two-factor authentication. The second is the addition of a secure gateway to the fleet.

Dave Nemo Show Broadcasts Live from La Jolla Meeting, Interviews NMFTA Leadership, Staff

For those who attended the NMFTA Membership Meeting in La Jolla, the early-February gathering was a great opportunity to get up to speed on what’s happening in the industry and what NMFTA is doing to keep its members on the front lines of progress.

Why Packaging is So Critical for the Classification System

One of the reasons the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) system works so well, and is so widely accepted, is the value it offers when it comes to packaging.

SCAC 2.0: Truly a New Day for the Trucking Industry

Imagine a truck driver trying to cross the border during a run, sure that he or she had all the necessary identification, only to realize that the carriers SCAC had lapsed, and Customs officials have no record of the carriers’ code.

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Building a Culture of Security Within Every LTL Trucking Company

Given the potential for cybersecurity threats to cripple a trucking company, high-level executives need to be thinking about more than just technology solutions. Executives must prioritize building a culture of security that all employees embrace.

NMFTA On the Road

The National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) staff will be hitting the road to speak at industry events on a variety of topics.  Will you be in attendance? Be sure to tag us on social media by using the hashtag #NMFTA.

NMFTA Looks to Boost Digital Talent in Trucking Industry Through Sixth Annual CyberTruck Challenge

The NMFTA announced today that it will once again serve as the lead sponsor for CyberTruck Challenge – a five-day gathering in which college students from the United States and Canada learn about cybersecurity challenges in LTL trucking, and about related career opportunities in the industry.

10 Pointers to Avoid Most Common Bill of Lading Errors

A properly completed bill of lading is worth more than gold to shippers. It ensures that shipments are handled as they should be, with accurate charges…

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Open Telematics API: NMFTA’s Fix for Companies at Risk of Vendor Lock

By: NMFTA’s Senior Cybersecurity Research Engineer Ben Gardiner Just over two years ago, Rand McNally had an issue with its ELD service. When the service…