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Mega Trends in Trucking Technology

Take a deep dive into three topics that can help fleets gain greater visibility into their trucking operations: Blockchain, predictive analytics and remote diagnostics. 

Transport Topics
February 21, 2018
Business

Trimble's Tim Leonard: Why Carriers Should Care About Blockchain

Tim Leonard, chief technology officer at Trimble Transportation, talks about the opportunities blockchain presents for fleets and discusses key business cases in this segment that is part of our Feb. 21 LiveOnWeb program, "Mega Trends in Trucking Technology." More at bit.ly/TT-LOW0221

Transport Topics
February 21, 2018

Paper Transport's Peter Covach on Predictive Analytics

Paper Transport's Peter Covach discusses ways in which the trucking industry gains efficiencies through predictive analytics and blockchain. The interview is part of our Feb. 21 LiveOnWeb program, Mega Trends in Trucking Technology. More at bit.ly/TT-LOW0221

Transport Topics
February 21, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

Commodities Shipper Seeks $150 Million to Start Digital Coin

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The shipping agency that struck the first freight deal settled in Bitcoin is now seeking $150 million to launch its own cryptocurrency.

Isis Almeida | Bloomberg News
February 20, 2018
Business, Technology

Replay: LiveOnWeb's Mega Trends in Trucking Technology

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Still puzzled by what blockchain is? Unsure of the value of predictive analytics, or not taking full advantage of remote diagnostics? Our Feb. 21 LiveOnWeb program, "Mega Trends in Trucking Technology," is for you. Watch the replay.

Transport Topics
February 13, 2018
Business, Technology

Understanding Blockchain

Blockchain is one of those concepts people often say they need to get their heads around. So what, exactly, is it?

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
February 12, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

Blockchain for Trucking

Freight contracts, document transfers, food safety, driver security, parts management and asset tracking are among the many elements of the trucking business that could become easier and more secure through new applications built around the shared digital ledger called blockchain.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
February 12, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

Blockchain’s Promise for Trucking

The next phase in the evolution of freight transportation may very well be blockchain, a shared digital ledger that could increase the speed and accuracy of many kinds of transactions

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 12, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

BNSF Joins Group Aiming to Use Blockchain in Freight

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BNSF Railway, which is owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., said Feb. 5 that it has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance, a group of more than 200 freight and logistics companies that are exploring how to use the digital-ledger technology in their industry.

Transport Topics
February 5, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

First Cryptocurrency Freight Deal Takes Russian Wheat to Turkey

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The first freight deal settled in Bitcoin was executed last month on a vessel carrying wheat from top shipper Russia to Turkey, according to Prime Shipping Foundation, the venture behind the transaction.

Isis Almeida | Bloomberg News
January 29, 2018

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