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May 15, 2023

CVSA Roadcheck 2023: Prepare for Compliance!

In May 2023, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will be conducting the annual International Roadcheck, commonly known as DOT Week or DOT Blitz. This enforcement program is the largest of its kind, targeting commercial motor vehicles in North America. The event, lasting for 72 hours from Tuesday, May 16th to Thursday, May 18th, involves thorough inspections of vehicles and…
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April 17, 2023

How Technology is Driving Efficiency, Safety, and Customer Service

The trucking industry, a critical pillar of global trade, is undergoing an extreme transformation fueled by cutting-edge technology. Advancements in telematics, big data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), and GPS are reshaping the landscape of the trucking industry, making it more efficient, safe, and customer-focused than ever before. Let's take a closer look at how these technologies are driving innovation in…
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March 1, 2023

Pro CEO Earns TIA Certification as a Certified Transportation Broker

Becoming a Certified Transportation Broker (CTB) is a significant achievement in the transportation and freight brokerage industry. Recently, Brian Voigt, PRO Transportation’s CEO, received CTB certification from Transportation Intermediaries of America. The CTB program is designed to provide transportation professionals with the highest broker certification that exists https://www.tianet.org/in the industry. It is the most widely recognized designation among Third-Party Logistics…
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February 27, 2023

Toll Changes and the Transportation Industry: Challenges and Solutions

Toll roads have long been a controversial topic in the United States. While tolls can provide a significant source of revenue for states and municipalities, they also present a financial burden for many drivers and businesses. Several states have recently implemented changes to their toll systems and these changes have had a significant impact on the transportation industry. Here are…
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February 24, 2023

The Benefits of Partnering with a Logistics Broker

Transportation brokers play a critical role in the transportation industry in the United States. They are intermediaries who connect shippers (the companies who need to transport their goods) with carriers (the companies who own the trucks and other vehicles used to transport goods). The use of transportation brokers offers several benefits, including: Cost Savings Transportation brokers have access to a…
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February 21, 2023

PRO Transportation Proudly Supports FANA

Families of FANA is a non-profit organization that has been providing assistance to US families who wish to adopt from the Foundation for the Assistance of Abandoned Children in Bogotá, Colombia. The organization has a strong presence in Western New York, where there are over 400 FANA kids. PRO Transportation is proud to be a supporter of FANA and their…
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December 7, 2022

Our CEO’s Perspective: Reflecting on COVID-19 and Future Predictions

All Non-Essential Businesses Were Forced to Shut Down March of 2020… As many manufacturers were considered non-essential, shipping was forced to stop, and all truck capacity struggled to remain open. Many manufacturers even switched to hauling groceries instead because groceries were listed as essential. Truck Capacity Struggles to Remain Open as Shipping Volumes Decrease May of 2020… Motor carriers can…
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December 2, 2022

Pro Transportation Awarded 2022 Food Logistics’ Top 3PL & Cold Storage Provider

This award recognizes leading third-party logistics and cold storage providers in the cold food and beverage industry.    BUFFALO, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2022— For over 30 years, Pro Transportation has built relationships with thousands of certified carriers and some of the largest manufacturers and distributors in the country. This year, Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the…
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November 21, 2022

The Five Benefits of Attending Supply Chain Trade Shows

The supply chain industry is an extremely vast area of business. As a result, finding a place to collaborate can be challenging and building a brand can be even more of an obstacle. However, obtaining knowledge and building relationships can be key to your success no matter what part of the industry you’re involved in. Attending trade shows is an…
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June 17, 2022

Choosing the Right Carrier in a Shipper’s Market

Unfortunately, shippers have fought tight truck availability for the past two years. Just like during a period of tight truck availability, having a wide-open market brings its own challenges as well. Some challenges include picking the right carriers, handling your incumbent carriers, knowing the right time to move on from a carrier, etc. Here are some questions to ask yourself before…