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Hiring drivers as employees or contractors is important for your business.  If you're just getting started in the industry, it's important to start with best practices and follow through with them.
Check with the IRS. Make sure your company knows the necessary tax filings and is adhering to all IRS regulations regarding hiring and paying independent contractors.
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The US isn't the only country struggling with the concept of independent contractors and employees.  Will this have an impact on US policy at some point in the future?
Should Uber drivers be employees or contractors?
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So this author thinks drivers will be obsolete in 10 years.  Is that possible?
Being a teamster is probably not the easiest of jobs. You work long hours, often with unpredictable schedules and stay long periods away from home. Still, it pays the bills, and for millions of Americans, it's a way to make a decent living. Unfortunately, it is also one of many activities [...]
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All the media coverage of drones had consumers and regulators worried.  Amazon is trying to make airspace safer, so they say...
Amazon wants drones to be the future of rapid product delivery, but there are many regulatory hurdles ahead before this could become a reality.
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If you're new to the courier business or thinking about getting started, it's important to understand what "last mile logistics" is all about.  Check out this article on the challenges of this business.
The 'last mile' problem in logistics refers to the last leg in the delivery of a product from supplier to customer, as it is often the least efficient link in the supply chain. It also includes the challenges of delivering goods to dense urban areas which leads to congestion and pollution issues ...
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As Uber has continued to be in the media, there seems to be increasing litigation and discussion on the employee vs. independent contractor issue.
A U.S. judge appeared skeptical on Friday about Uber's bid for a quick pretrial ruling that its drivers are contr
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As the percentage of purchases in brick and mortar stores drop and online purchases continue to trend upward, all the major players are fighting to gain the upper hand. It's also having an impact on real estate as less brick and mortar locations are needed.
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Amazon and Walmart are competing for today's quick-response-required consumer.  How can that impact your business?
Amazon and Walmart vie for last-mile supremacy; Nevada community college establishes logistics program to meet Tesla labor demand; Industrial buyers think outside the box; Consortium establishes new chemical footprint assessment; VMI opportunities abound as shippers look to optimize inventory; study looks at the ghost economy
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Quite a few last-mile carriers were worried when eBay announced their "eBay Now" delivery service. Doesn't look like it is going to be much to worry about at this point.
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Is same day delivery that important for online shoppers?  It may not be, if it lowers the shipping fees that consumers have to pay.
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So how do experts see the Courier market trending?  Check out this perspective.
The economic upturn since 2009 has improved growth prospects for the courier companies. This coupled with improving industry margins has led to improving industry valuations.
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At Datatrac, our philosophy is to develop lasting and profitable business relationships through focused innovation, market strategy, business development and industry leading technologies.   We offer insightful business services in addition to cutting edge courier software and technology platforms, all of which are backed by the highest level of experience in the industry. Our latest scalable modular platform Ascend promises to revolutionize the industry, all the while maintaining the stability and support you have come to expect from Datatrac.
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