RFX Blog | Archive for July, 2015

Solutions for Communication with Factoring Companies

July 30th, 2015

Factoring companies play an important roll in the administrative side of the transportation industry. Many motor carriers use factoring companies to manage their receivables and collections. In exchange for their services, factoring companies take a fee from the motor carrier. For many small to mid-size motor carriers with limited cash flow, factoring companies provide an […]

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How the Proposed Food Safety Act Will Affect Motor Carriers

July 23rd, 2015

As part of a larger reform of food safety, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is under a court-ordered deadline to produce a final ruling on the Sanitary Transport of Human and Animal Food rule (STHAF) by March 31, 2016. If enacted, STHAF will establish criteria and definitions that will apply in determining whether food will […]

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3 Items Freight Brokers Must Consider Before Hauling Produce

July 16th, 2015

RFX handles almost any kind of freight you can think of. From cars to Christmas trees; poultry to toys and everything in between. We move over-dimensional freight, LTL, rail, ocean, short-haul and long-haul.  We pride ourselves in having a salesforce of independent freight agents that each specialize in one type of freight, and from the […]

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Why a National Motor Carrier Hiring Standard Matters

July 7th, 2015

  A few weeks ago, RFX joined other members of the Transportation Intermediaries Association in Washington DC as we lobbied for two bills: HR 1120 in the House of Representatives and S 1454 in the Senate. The two bills are similar but not completely identical. The main goal of each bill is to create a […]

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Scott Granger Awarded Refrigerated Food Express 2014 Independent Contractor of the Year

July 2nd, 2015

For Immediate Release Scott Granger Awarded Refrigerated Food Express 2014 Independent Contractor of the Year July 1, 2015 On Friday, Refrigerated Food Express announced that Scott Granger is the 2014 Independent Contractor of the Year. The announcement came during an annual safety meeting held in Alsip, IL for the company’s LTL division, Bill Downs Enterprises. […]

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