Delivery Notes

Jason Burns

Jason is partner and vice president of business development at QCS Logistics. He serves as treasurer of the Customized Logistics & Delivery Association (CLDA).

Recent Posts

Weathering logistics after the storm

Posted by Jason Burns on Sep 28, 2017 10:34:19 AM

QCS Logistics Delivering Now to Houston, Northeast Texas

The recent devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey to Houston and the surrounding areas is personal to the QCS family. We experienced this pain 12 years ago with Hurricane Katrina and were beyond blessed to receive donations and offers of help from around the country, but especially the city of Houston, where we temporarily set up a satellite office.

As the Houston region begins to face the rebuilding of its damaged infrastructure, homes and businesses, the storm’s vast impact on the supply chain is being realized. Both in the short and long term, transportation and supply chain services will be affected in numerous ways.

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Prepare Now for Electronic Logging Device Mandates Deadline

Posted by Jason Burns on Jul 20, 2017 3:26:20 PM

ELD Rule may create opportunities for 3PLs, LTL Deliveries

By Jason Burns, QCS Logistics President and CLDA Treasurer

The time is now to prepare for the electronic logging device (ELD) mandates. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires transportation service companies to be compliant with the driver hours logging rules by Dec. 18, 2017.  

The ELD Rule applies to most motor carriers and drivers who are currently required to maintain records of duty status (RODS). The rule requires the use of electronic logbooks for all interstate commerce for trucks that are model year 2000 and newer.

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CLDA Conference Explores Logistics Paradigm Shift of Final Mile

Posted by Jason Burns on Jul 20, 2016 9:57:19 AM

Ecommerce boom and last mile demand

By Jason Burns, QCS Logistics Partner and CLDA Treasurer

From the ecommerce boom and increased demand for final mile delivery to recent rulings regarding worker misclassification and regulations on driver hours of service (HOS) and food and beverage transportation, the Customized Logistics & Delivery Association (CLDA) Annual Meeting & Expo last month in Las Vegas focused on the issues, opportunities and trends impacting the same-day delivery and transportation services industry.

Here are some key takeaways from this year’s conference, which was themed “Leveraging the Last Mile.”

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