Business, Logistics

M&A Deals Require Intention and Involvement During Process

The joining of trucking companies comes with challenges throughout the merger and acquisition process. The slow-moving procedure was exacerbated during the boom/bust cycle of 2022-23.

Dan Calabrese | Special to Transport Topics
May 10, 2024
Business, Technology, Safety, Fuel, For-Hire

Fleets, Suppliers Work to Curb Fuel Card Skimming

Fuel card skimming is proving to be the most challenging and expensive fraud that carriers are facing.

Dan Calabrese | Special to Transport Topics
February 5, 2024
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, For-Hire

Fleets Learn to Utilize In-Cab Technology

Some fleet operators are finding the right balance between software use and customization to map better routes, save money and simplify a wide array of functions.

Dan Calabrese | Special to Transport Topics
October 23, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Fuel Efficiency Is the Main Goal in Trailer Aerodynamics

When trailer aerodynamics produce better fuel efficiency, the reward for truck fleets can be substantial, and success is measured by miles per gallon.

Dan Calabrese | Special to Transport Topics
September 15, 2023
Business, Technology, Safety, For-Hire, Top 100

Industry Stakeholders Take Aim at Truck Parking Shortage

According to reports from the American Transportation Research Institute, truck parking has been one of the industry’s top concerns for several years.

Dan Calabrese | Special to Transport Topics
June 23, 2023
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Warehouse Operators Look for ROI, Advantages in Automation

A tight labor market along with advances in warehouse robotics are the top reasons operators are beginning to make larger investments in automation.

Dan Calabrese | Special to Transport Topics
April 27, 2023
Technology, Business

Trucking Tries on Wearable Technology

The emergence of wearable technology, such as smartwatches, has given consumers a new way to communicate, track their health and process payments, but some fleets and technology suppliers believe these devices also can serve as valuable tools in trucking operations.

Dan Calabrese | Special to Transport Topics
January 15, 2016
Business, Logistics

Developers Converting Shipping Containers Into Structures for Business, Residential Use

There is nothing glamorous about shipping containers. Their existence generally is one of sheer duty, hauling cargo from one point to another.

Dan Calabrese | Special to Transport Topics
August 31, 2015