ELD mandate
Business, Technology, Equipment

PeopleNet Offers Compliance-Only ELD Through ISE

eFleetSuite ELD eFleetSuite ELD screen grab by ISE Fleet Services via YouTube

Trucking technology firm PeopleNet is offering an electronic logging device designed to help small fleets comply with the upcoming ELD mandate.

Transport Topics
October 17, 2017
Government, Technology, Equipment, Safety

DOT Seeks Comment on Review of Regulations, Including ELD Mandate, Driver Training

The U.S. Department of Transportation is seeking comments on its review of several existing regulations ranging from a requirement for electronic logging devices set to go into effect Dec.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
October 3, 2017
Government, Business, Logistics

Shippers Discuss ELDs, Intermodal in Cowen Survey

CSX train Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Shippers expect to put more freight on railroads next year as concern persists about how the electronic-logging device mandate will tighten trucking capacity in 2018, according to a Cowen and Co. survey.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
October 3, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Capitol Agenda for the Week of Oct. 2: Seriously, ELD Mandate Is Happening

OOIDA's Todd Spencer Owner-Operator Indpendent Drivers Association via YouTube

Failed attempts in court and on Capitol Hill to delay the upcoming electronic logging device mandate have done little to discourage critics of the rule who continue to push for a delay. Here's the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
October 2, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

Intermodal Could Gain From Trickle Down of ELD Mandate, Execs Say

Truckload execs talk ELDs at IANA TLA's Clair talks ELDs as John Larkin of Stifel (center) and Alan Murphy of SeaIntel listen. (Ari Ashe/Transport Topics)

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Truckload executives predict business conditions in 2018 will be robust due to the electronic logging device mandate and that intermodal could benefit from a trickle-down effect, they said during the annual Intermodal Association of North America’s Intermodal Expo here.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
September 21, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

ELDs, ‘Internet of Trucks’ Featured at NACV

ELD discussion featured at Atlanta conference Teletrac Inc.

Federal regulators and experts continue to update carriers and drivers on requisite steps moving forward prior to the mandate for electronic logging devices.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
September 20, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Technology, ELDs Present Opportunities for 3PLs to Grow, Voltmann Says

TIA's Voltmann at McLeod TIA's Robert Voltmann at the McLeod conference. (Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics)

Embracing technology is the next natural step in the evolution of third-party logistic companies, according to Robert Voltmann, president of the Transportation Intermediaries Association.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 19, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

ELD Education Must Apply to All Employees, Industry Reps Say

HOS panel at McLeod conference Industry leaders Harris (left), Quinn (center) and Davis at McLeod. (Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics)

ATLANTA — Preparation for the electronic logging device mandate requires educating people at all levels of a trucking company, according to industry leaders who have adopted the systems over the past few years.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 19, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

McLeod Urges Fleets to Practice Visibility, Caution as ELD Mandate Looms

Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics

ATLANTA — The inspections that will accompany electronic logging device mandate enforcement will require heightened visibility and vigilance among carriers, according to Tom McLeod, chief executive officer of McLeod Software.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
September 18, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

House Rejects Bid to Delay Dec. 18 ELD Mandate

ELD mandate survives House vote Teletrac Inc.

A last-ditch effort in the U.S. House to delay the Dec. 18 mandate on electronic logging devices for trucks was soundly defeated Sept. 6.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
September 7, 2017

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