Technology
Business, Technology

iTECH: Connecting Technology to the Corporate Suite

Considering the treatment that a budding chief information officer once might have gotten on the playground from a budding truck driver, it is no small thing in 2010 to hear that the successful trucking company desperately needs both of these people to move the freight and make a profit.

October 12, 2010
Business, Technology

Map-Maker Rand McNally Takes Stake in DriverTech

Rand McNally took a minority ownership stake in DriverTech LLC, positioning the Skokie, Ill., map maker to compete directly with other mobile communications providers.

October 12, 2010
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Podcast Debut: ‘RoadSigns’ Tackles Autonomous

RoadSigns podcast

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Transport Topics' new podcast: RoadSigns. Our debut episode focuses on how the trucking industry’s steady and ongoing development of autonomous technology may someday affect truck drivers. Click to listen!

Transport Topics
June 11, 2018
Business, Technology

McLeod Acquires Maker of LTL Software

McLeod Software has acquired Enterprise Information Solutions Inc., a software firm specializing in the less-than-truckload market, the companies jointly announced.

Dan Leone | Staff Reporter
October 12, 2010
Business, Technology

Opinion: Trucking Tech Seizes the Day

Long known for its simplistic and low-tech approach to logistics, the trucking industry fortunately has begun to realize how valuable technology can be in improving productivity and boosting efficiency throughout a company.

October 7, 2010
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Bill Would Require EOBRs on All Trucks

Two U.S. senators, with the support of some of the nation’s largest trucking fleets, introduced legislation last week that would require all trucks to use electronic onboard recorders to monitor their drivers’ hours of service.

October 4, 2010
Business, Technology

PeopleNet, Par Logistics Partner in Trailer Tracking

PeopleNet, in a bid to push further into the trailer-tracking market, is touting integration with Par Logistics Management Systems as the new “core” of the Minnetonka, Minn., company’s trailer-management product.

Transport Topics
September 27, 2010
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

FMCSA Amends EOBR Rule, Eases Technical Requirements

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration last week said it will not require the next generation of electronic onboard recorders to use a different type of computer connection than current models, or to operate in temperature extremes beyond the capability of existing systems.

September 20, 2010
Business, Technology

McLeod Certifies PC Miler Update

McLeod Software has certified PC Miler 24 and integrated it into its software, said ALK Technologies, PC Miler’s developer.

Transport Topics
September 13, 2010
Business, Technology

Qualcomm Previews Updated MCP100

Qualcomm Inc. has released details about the next generation hardware in its MCP100 mobile computing system.

Transport Topics
September 7, 2010
Business, Government, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Garmin Recalls GPS Units; Trucks Not Affected

Garmin Ltd. recently recalled 796,000 Global Positioning System navigation units in the United States, but the company’s trucker-specific GPS navigation handheld was not affected, the company said.

Transport Topics
September 7, 2010

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