ELDs
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Maven Introduces ELD, Fleet Management System

Maven Machines, provider of the Maven Co-Pilot headset for driver safety, has launched its own electronic logging device and has ex­panded its product line into a full fleet management system.

Transport Topics
August 21, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Training Can Ease Transition to ELDs

It may be impossible for fleets to entirely avoid upheaval as they make the move to ELD compliance, but the right planning and training can make a world of difference, technology suppliers said.

Bruce Lilly | Special to Transport Topics
August 21, 2017
Business, Technology

ELDs: Now or Later?

A worker uses fleet-management software A transportation worker uses fleet-management software from MiX Telematics. (MixTelematics)

While first-time adopters will need to install ELDs in their trucks by Dec. 18, fleets using e-log systems categorized as auto­matic onboard recording devices, or ­AOBRDs, get a two-year extension. But if you can wait, why change now?

Bruce Lilly | Special to Transport Topics
August 21, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

ELD Mandate on Track, Spear Says

ATA President Chris Spear ATA President Chris Spear addresses the conference. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — American Trucking Associations President Chris Spear said he is confident that the federal electronic logging device mandate will take effect on schedule on Dec. 18 after years of debate and legal challenges.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 17, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Replay: LiveOnWeb on 'The ELD Landscape Ahead'

Seth Clevenger, Joe DeLorenzo Transport Topics

How will the ELD mandate affect fleets' bottom lines? On our Aug. 23 LiveOnWeb program 'The ELD Landscape Ahead,' TT Managing Editor/Features Seth Clevenger presented the perspectives of a regulator, a fleet executive and a logistics expert. Watch the replay.

Transport Topics
August 16, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

TMW, PeopleNet Say Better Connectivity Needed to Meet Demands of E-Commerce

TMW's David Wangler TMW's David Wangler at the In.sight conference. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — As the growth of e-commerce continues to reshape the supply chain, transportation providers will need to become increasingly connected with their trucks, drivers and freight to keep pace with shippers’ demands, TMW Systems and PeopleNet executives said.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 16, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

ELD Update With Marc Moncion of Fleet Complete

Marc Moncion, head of safety, compliance and regulatory affairs with Fleet Complete, discusses the process for certification of ELDs and how AOBRDs factor into the upcoming Dec. 18 mandate.

Transport Topics
August 11, 2017
Technology, Equipment

LiveOnWeb Preview: The ELD Landscape Ahead

Managing Editor/TT Features Seth Clevenger sets the stage for Transport Topics' Aug. 23 LiveOnWeb program that will discuss the impact of the ELD mandate on fleets' bottom line.

Transport Topics
August 11, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

Kenworth Assesses Ramifications of ELDs on Business

ELD PeopleNet

Kenworth Truck Co. looks at the potential effect of mandatory electronic logging devices on its business from the perspectives of truck production and valuation and fleet maintenance, company executives said.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
July 26, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

FMCSA Chief: CSA to Have Public Meeting, Defends ELD Mandate

PeopleNet ELD PeopleNet

WASHINGTON — A meeting to gather input on ways to improve the Compliance, Safety, Accountability performance scoring program for carriers will be scheduled this year, the country’s top trucking regulator told House lawmakers on July 18.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 20, 2017

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