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Seth Clevenger

Managing Editor, Features

@sethclevenger

Seth Clevenger is managing editor of features at Transport Topics. He plans, writes and edits news features for Transport Topics’ weekly newspaper, supplemental publications and TTNews.com. 


Business, Private

Private Fleets Sharpen Focus on Driver Satisfaction

In light of the many supply chain disruptions and market shifts of the past few years, shippers have been working to improve the efficiency and reliability of their private fleet operations, starting with an even sharper focus on attracting and retaining professional drivers.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 26, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous

Daimler, Waymo Partner on Autonomous Test in Texas

Waymo will soon begin on-highway testing of self-driving Freightliner Cascadia models equipped with redundant systems and components designed to eventually support unmanned operation.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 24, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment

Trimble Invests in Cloud Migration to Enhance Supply Chain

ORLANDO, Fla. — Trimble is accelerating its shift toward cloud computing to further connect data and workflows in the freight transportation industry and enable closer collaboration across the supply chain.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 17, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

Autonomous Truck Developers Must Address Technical Concerns

ORLANDO, Fla. — Autonomous truck developers are making steady progress toward commercialization, but these companies and their future fleet customers will need to address a variety of technical issues and other operational concerns to integrate this technology into the freight transportation industry.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
June 21, 2022
Business, For-Hire

2022 Top 100 For-Hire Carriers List Illustrates Growth of Large Fleets

Despite lingering supply chain disruptions and an extremely tight labor market, most of the largest for-hire motor carriers in North America achieved significant revenue gains and higher profits last year. That extraordinary business growth is clearly reflected on the 2022 edition of Transport Topics’ Top 100 For-Hire Carriers list.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
June 17, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Samsara Expands Connected Fleet Technology to Improve Driver Productivity, Boost Safety

SAN FRANCISCO — Fleet technology supplier Samsara is rolling out product updates designed to streamline drivers’ daily routines, mitigate unsafe driving and improve fleet management, marking the latest steps in the company’s mission to make transportation operations more connected.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
June 16, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics, For-Hire

Firms Leverage Innovations to Manage Supply Chain Disruptions

CHICAGO — Trucking and logistics leaders said their companies’ investments in technology and more flexible service offerings have paid dividends during the supply chain turbulence of the past few years.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
June 15, 2022
Business, Technology

Solera Sets Out to Build Unified Fleet Platform

NEW ORLEANS — In the span of a year, Solera Holdings quickly became one of the trucking industry’s largest technology suppliers through its acquisitions of Omnitracs, SmartDrive, eDriving and Spireon.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
May 25, 2022
Technology, Logistics

How AI Is Streamlining Freight Movement

While the concepts of artificial intelligence and machine learning are not new, rapid advances in this field are driving the future of software development in the freight transportation industry.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
May 6, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel, For-Hire

Shippers Turn to Trucking for Help Meeting Carbon Reduction Goals

LAS VEGAS — As large corporations make bold pledges to achieve carbon neutrality in the coming decades, they are increasingly looking at their supply chains as an opportunity to make progress toward those goals.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
May 3, 2022