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Des Moines Truck Brokers, Inc. (DMTB) is Iowa’s 1st and most nationally recognized 3PL. With a dedication to our on-time deliveries and a reputation for paying carriers quickly, we offer the ultimate in service to our customers and carriers because we know that our service is what sets us apart!

Our knowledgeable team offers more than a century of transportation and traffic management experience to help ensure excellent customer satisfaction. Our Account Executives and Account Managers focus on providing creative and unique solutions for each of our customers, while our Carrier Coordinators assure the safety and dependability of each of our qualified motor carriers.

Committed to Exceeding Our Customers Expectations.

As one of the first licensed freight brokers in the United States, DMTB provides long-lasting strength. With a 97% customer retention rate, many clients have loyally relied on us for more than 40 years. We maintain our strong reputation by keeping current with cutting edge technology that helps us move thousands of truckloads every year in 48 states, Canada, and Mexico.

We keep it simple and are dedicated to on-time deliveries and consistent competitive pricing. Our large nationwide carrier network, highest credit and ethics rating and $250,000 surety bond add to your trust.

Nationwide week-long enforcement spree begins Oct. 15

CCJ Staff | October 6, 2017

Truck drivers should prepare for increased scrutiny by law enforcement later this month as the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will embark upon its annual Operation Safe Driver Week, aimed at combating unsafe driving behaviors by truckers and passenger car drivers.

The annual enforcement blitz is scheduled for the week of Oct. 15-21. Officers will be looking for speeding, distracted driving, texting and driving, seatbelt usage, following too closely, improper lane changes, failure to obey traffic safety devices and more.

Read more: http://www.ccjdigital.com/nationwide-week-long-enforcement-spree-begins-oct-15/?utm_source=daily&utm_medium=email&utm_content=10-09-2017&utm_campaign=Commercial%20Carrier%20Journal&ust_id=dc7b46d7de80c68f59735baca46d7fec&utm_term=newsletter-2-daily-position-top-story

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FMCSA awards more than $70M in grants to states, driving schools

CCJ Staff | September 26, 2017

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced Tuesday it has awarded more than $70 million in grants to states and commercial vehicle training schools to improve states’ safety efforts, help states comply with FMCSA CDL regulations, and to help train military veterans for commercial driving jobs.

The agency awarded $41.5 million in High Priority (HP) grants, which are designed to give states financial assistance for commercial vehicle safety efforts and to advance the technological capabilities of transportation system applications in CMV operations.

“Our shared goal of a safer transportation system is a top priority,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao. “These grants will further assist state and local officials in their efforts to prevent commercial motor vehicle crashes and injuries each year, and have the potential to save hundreds of lives.”

Read more here: http://www.ccjdigital.com/fmcsa-awards-more-than-70m-in-grants-to-states-driving-schools/

FDA Releases Training Module for Carriers Subject to the Sanitary Transportation Rule

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the availability of an online food safety training module for carriers engaged in the transportation of food by rail or motor vehicle in the United States. FDA is offering this training free of charge to help carriers meet the requirements of the FDA’s Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food Rule (Sanitary Transportation Rule).  For more information on today’s announcement and for information on how to access the training, please click on the following link: https://www.fda.gov/Food/NewsEvents/ConstituentUpdates/ucm576503.htm

House clears amendment to block speed limiter mandate

James Jaillet |  | September 13, 2017
Though an attempt to attach an amendment to an omnibus spending package in the House to delay enforcement of the U.S. DOT’s electronic logging device mandate failed last week, the lower chamber was successful in attaching an amendment to the bill to block the DOT from pursuing a rule in the next year to mandate speed limiters on heavy-duty trucks.
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