connected technology

Business, Technology, Perspective

Perspective: Succession Planning for Tech Transitions

Successful business leaders must learn to anticipate, embrace and respond to the innovations around them, says Ben Wiesen of Carrier Logistics Inc. Has your company planned for the turnover of old technology?

Ben Wiesen | President, Carrier Logistics Inc.
December 27, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

Wabco Partners With Silicon Valley Firm Plug and Play

Wabco Holdings Inc. announced it has signed a three-year agreement to be an anchor partner with Plug and Play, a global innovation platform leader headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif. The Swiss company will gain access to Plug and Play’s global partnership network, which includes many startups, market disruptors and industry leaders.

September 13, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous, Top 100

FCC Evaluates Sharing Connected Vehicle Spectrum With Wi-Fi

Two trucks platooning Two trucks platooning. (Peloton Technology)

The Federal Communications Commission is deciding whether further testing is needed to determine if communications between connected vehicles, including trucks, can share a slice of spectrum with Wi-Fi broadband services seeking to use it, too.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
December 19, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

Project Cargo Network Partners With WiseTech Global

Logistics specialist Project Cargo Network has partnered with WiseTech Global, the company behind the global logistics solution CargoWise One, according to an October press release.

November 1, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 100, Top 50

Schneider, 8VC Partner to Boost Digital Supply Chain

Schneider truck MoDOT/Flickr

Venture capital firm 8VC and diversified truckload carrier Schneider announced a partnership to leverage technology on trucks to create a pathway to a fully digital supply chain.

April 11, 2018

Opinion: Technology — No Matter How Cool — Has to Pay Off

I am addicted to technology. At home I have a 3-D printer and a semi-autonomous drone aircraft. Amazon’s voice-controlled “Alexa” app manages my schedule, controls the lights in my house and plays games with my kids. Google’s Nest home services system features a thermostat that manages the temperature in our house and provides real-time security video of the property. And we have countless media streaming devices — computers, gaming systems, smart TVs and tablets.

Tom Poduch | Director of Logistics Design, Transervice Logistics Inc.
December 1, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Wyoming Plans to Test Connected Vehicle Technology on Trucks

Winter in Wyoming on Interstate 80 Wyoming wants to test connected vehicle technology to reduce winter accidents. (Wyoming DOT)

The Wyoming Department of Transportation is preparing to test connected vehicle technology in trucks and government vehicles along Interstate 80 to reduce the number of accidents that occur during the state’s treacherous winter months.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
August 22, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

DOT’s Wireless Connected Vehicle Pilot Program on Track for 2021 Completion

illustration of a connected truck U.S. Department of Transportation

The Department of Transportation’s wireless connected vehicle pilot program, currently in its design, deployment and testing phase, is making progress at its demonstration sites in Wyoming, New York City and Tampa, Fla., the program’s manager told members of an agency advisory committee.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
July 18, 2017
Business, Technology

Connected Vehicle Technologies a Priority For Next Highway Bill, Rep. Graves Says

Office of Rep. Sam Graves

Establishing programs that transportation officials and experts may use to devise strategies to reduce congestion through advanced technologies will need to be a part of the next long-term transportation bill, Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.) told stakeholders June 9.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 20, 2016