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About: James Lamb

James P. Lamb is a former New York State Dept. of Transportation Motor Carrier Investigator. He is a Transportation Practitioner authorized to appear and represent client companies before various Federal (U.S. Surface Transportation Board & Federal Maritime Commission) and state transportation regulatory agencies in licensing, tariff and adjudicatory (violation) matters. Mr. Lamb holds an MA Degree and specializes in Interstate Authority (ICC Authority) application filings for motor carriers and freight (property) brokers, USDOT Number registrations and various trucking permits. Mr. Lamb’s business experience in the Industry includes operating as a licensed property and household goods broker. In 2007, he produced and managed the Orlando Truckers' Conference, an educational Industry trade show. Mr. Lamb is scheduled to release “The Secret to Starting and Operating a Freight Brokerage” in 2015 and is working on "The Secret to Making Big Money in Trucking.” Mr. Lamb is the CEO of, an Internet-based consulting firm, and is the founder and president of the Association of Independent Property Brokers and Agents (AIPBA”). He is taking the lead on the AIPBA's fight to keep the property broker bond reasonable. Mr. Lamb is also the founder and chairman of the Small Business in Transportation Coalition ("SBTC"), which seeks to foster partnerships among the players in the industry and between industry and government. The SBTC seeks to protect and promote the interests of all small players in transportation. The SBTC is tackling industry issues like driver pay, safe truck parking, right to carry, and sleep interference, and other injustices. You can contact Mr. Lamb via the SBTC email address:

Dispatch Services: Legit, Misguided or Fraudulent?


The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (“FMCSA”) recently issued a decision in the matter of an application (Docket Number: FMCSA-2013-0513) for a categorical exemption from the minimum property broker and surface freight forwarder financial security requirements imposed by the Moving … Continue reading

Respecting the Sanctity of Sleep- Introducing the “COMMUNITY-ORIENTED” APPROACH


  By James Lamb As a former New York Department of Transportation (DOT) Motor Carrier Investigator who used to perform Federal Level Three Driver Inspections throughout New York State, I am astonished to hear stories of how local law enforcement … Continue reading

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