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For Supply Chain Executives: Carriers and Shippers Prepare for Mandatory Use of Electronic Logging Devices

Published: 22 January 2016

ID: G00298119

Analyst(s): C. Klappich , John Johnson , Bart De Muynck


A new mandate from the U.S. Department of Transportation requires most truck drivers to use electronic logging devices to monitor driving hour compliance by 16 December 2017. The mandate is intended to make U.S. highways safer and driver tracking more efficient.

Table Of Contents


  • ELD Mandate Expected to Usher in New Era of Digitalization and Efficiencies
  • ELD Requirement Could Accelerate Driver Shortage, Increase Costs

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