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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
Business, Technology, Equipment

Omnitracs Acquires Assets of Shaw Tracking

Omnitracs has acquired the assets of Shaw Tracking, its longtime distribution partner in Canada, company officials announced Sept. 19.

Transport Topics
September 19, 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
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Proposal to Delay ELD Mandate Advances to House Floor

A closely watched provision that would halt the December mandate on electronic logging devices for trucks will reach the floor of the House as early as Sept. 6.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
September 6, 2017
Government, Technology, Equipment

House Panel Considering ELD Delay Amendment

A small House committee meeting Sept. 5 will determine whether to advance to the chamber’s floor an amendment that would deny funding for the implementation of a December mandate on electronic logging devices.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
September 5, 2017
Editorial

Editorial: A Sensible Phase-In

The nation’s safety inspectors for trucks and buses have announced a sensible policy for enforcement of the mandate for electronic logging devices — a phased-in approach. That should help lessen disruption in the already-challenging task of moving freight, and that is entirely a good thing.

Transport Topics
August 31, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Republicans Restore Language in House Funding Bill Calling for ELD Delay

J.J. Keller ELD J.J. Keller

The December mandate on electronic logging devices would not be carried out under a proposal recently added to a fiscal 2018 funding bill in the House.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
August 31, 2017

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