While Hurricane Michael directly impacts the Florida Panhandle, as well as parts of southern Mississippi, southern Alabama and southern Georgia, the disruption to the supply chain will be felt across North America. In effort to support customers and carriers during this critical time, C.H. Robinson will be providing hurricane updates on a regular basis through its website.

Matt McInerney

 

Editor's Note: Since this article was published there have been further updates to report. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued regulatory guidance on June 7, 2018 to clarify the applicability of the “Agricultural Commodity” exception with the “Hours of Service of Drivers.” To read more on the updated guidance language, please click here.

Ken Gilliland

The Federal Motor Carrier Administration has announced that it will provide agricultural carriers with an additional 90-day waiver to the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate. The current waiver is scheduled to expire March 18, 2018. However, with FMCSA granting the additional 90-day waiver, agricultural carriers will be able to continue transporting under the ELD exemption until June 16, 2018.

Ken Gilliland

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