In May 2104, The Government Accountability Office published this report outlining the findings of its review of the Department of Defense’s program for transportation of Hazardous Materials.
Freight inbound from providers into DOD’s possession normally referred to as FOB (freight on board) is now dubbed “First Destination Transportation” (FDT) freight.
ATA filed comments in December supporting the GSA/DOD proposed rule for Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) contractors to meet certain requirements that would aid federal agencies in their fight against human trafficking. ATA’s Government Traffic Policy Committee (GTPC) voted overwhelmingly to adopt Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) as a means for carriers and brokers to meet the requirements expected in the agencies’ final rule, but also kept the door open for FAR contractors to adapt or devise their own program similar to TAT if desired.
Recent media coverage has given the impression that the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) will no longer accept the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for access to DOD facilities. This is NOT accurate. The DOD announcement that was mad