RFX Blog | Trucking Industry

What the GDP Increase Means for Trucking

August 27th, 2015

Despite the extreme volatility of markets worldwide this week, the Wall Street Journal reported  that the United States Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has expanded faster than was anticipated in Q2 of this year. The value of all goods produced domestically increased by 3.7 % annually – much higher than the 2.3% announcement earlier this summer by […]

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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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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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Press Release: RFX Partners with Registry Monitoring Insurance Services for Electronic Carrier Onboarding

March 3rd, 2015

For Immediate Release RFX Partners with Registry Monitoring Insurance Services for Electronic Carrier Onboarding March 3, 2015 In announcement made on Monday, RFX, Inc. has partnered with Registry Monitoring Insurance Services (RMIS) for electronic carrier onboarding and electronic monitoring of insurance and carrier safety performance. The service is expected to launch before May of this […]

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A Big Win for Massachusetts Owner-Operators

February 26th, 2015

Refrigerated Food Express has been a Massachusetts-based owner-operator company since 1952. While we are an over-the-road motor carrier with truck operators domiciled in other states, Massachusetts is our home, and we have had some great relationships with Massachusetts-based owner-operators. That is why over the past several years, it has been difficult for us and other […]

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