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Express Truck Tax: Filing Your 2290

Atlas World Group and ExpressTruckTax have partnered to give you an unbeatable combination of price, value, and service to make filing your Form 2290 easy and convenient.

Be Ready for Roadcheck 2015

The 2015 Roadcheck is NEXT WEEK! Please be prepared for the June 2-4, 2015 event, which will be comprised of nearly 75,000 inspections in this three day period..

OPEN ENROLLMENT EXTENDED: 2015 Benefit Offerings For 1099 Van Operators and Contractors

The initial open enrollment for May 1, 2015 effective date has closed. We were able to extend open enrollment for these voluntary benefits from April 20, 2015 to May 15, 2015. If you enroll in these benefits during the extended open enrollment period, the benefits will be effective on June 1, 2015....

2015 Benefit Offerings For 1099 Van Operators and Contractors

We are making some exciting changes this year for voluntary benefits that are available to you through your relationship with Atlas Van Lines. The information provided below will help you with enrollment the process. We have partnered with The Hays Companies and AmWINS to provide call center enrollment and communications support for the voluntary benefit plans offered to you and other agency contracted 1099 staff..

Medical Examination Linked to CDL

Effective January 30, 2015, in accordance with federal regulations, the medical examination information is to be linked to the van operator’s CDL, allowing the roadside inspectors and law enforcement the ability to check a van operator’s medical examination status by reviewing the driving record of the van operator.

Latest Safe Drivers Listing - December 2014

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The following is the December 2014 Safe Drivers list. In this month, we have 17 van operators (32% of this list!) who have exceeded 1,000,000 safe miles. Special recognition goes out to...

Revisions to the 34-Hour Restart Rule

The restart provisions that went into effect on July 1, 2013 have been temporarily suspended. The newly signed law suspends the requirements for all qualifying restarts to include two consecutive periods of time between 1:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m., and that it can only be used once every 168 hours (seven days). In other words, the...

2015 Professional Van Operator/Operations Management meeting

The 2015 Professional Van Operator/Operations Management meeting schedule has been determined. It is strongly recommended all PVO's and Operations Management make plans to attend one of the meetings.

Atlas Agents: 25 Free ELD Units Claimed

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Transportation Services bulletin 13 regarding Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) announced there were 25 units available for free to Atlas agents during the first part of December to any...

Earn $500 Locating Trailers

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As the end of the year approaches, Atlas Corporate Resources is ensuring that we have all trailers available for utilization in 2015. We are offering $500 to any agent or van operator who...
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