predictive analysis

Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Fleets Move Toward Predictive Maintenance to Prevent Breakdowns, Reduce Expenses

Noregon technician A test engineer performs maintenance on a truck engine system. (Noregon)

Predictive maintenance is still in its early stages, and questions about warranties and other issues must be answered before a widespread shift in industry practices can occur.

Steve Brawner | Contributing Writer
March 9, 2020
Business, Technology, Safety

Parsing Data to Better Understand Risk

Trimble analytics image Software developers offer applications to help fleets improve not only safety, but also driver retention. (Trimble Inc.

Dozens of data sets go into using predictive analytics to determine a truck driver’s risk of being in an accident.

Katie Pyzyk | Special to Transport Topics
March 6, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Fleets Turn to Predictive Analytics to Prevent Crashes, Reduce Driver Turnover

SambaSafety analytics Steve Bryan, executive vice president and general manager of SambaSafety, said the company in recent years has developed an expertise in AI, machine learning and analytics. Bryan founded Vigillo, which SambaSafety acquired in 2017. (SambaSafety)

A trucking company’s success and reputation depend directly on its drivers’ safety performance, but it’s not so easy to determine which drivers are most likely to be involved in a crash or incur a safety infraction.

Katie Pyzyk | Special to Transport Topics
March 6, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

AI-Powered Analytics: Company Reports Can Now Write Themselves

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Truckers looking to autogenerate written reports from their databases now have a raft of choices available, thanks to the emergence of artificial intelligence-enabled ­writing software. Essentially, these AI-generated writing solutions can drill down into company databases and autoproduce easy-to-understand, written reports.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
September 20, 2019
Government, Business, Technology

Sound, Vibration Data Can Predict Maintenance

AH-64D Apache helicopter AH-64D Apache helicopter by Sgt. Brian Calhoun/U.S. Army National Guard

Trucking maintenance software may soon be able to predict engine trouble long before it happens, as sensors and software become more advanced, experts said.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
May 30, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Editorial

Editorial: Keeping Up With the ‘Hands’ of Time

The notion of being a “hands-on” worker still carries weight in professional circles. Increasingly, though, some of the things that once were decidedly “hands-on” are becoming much more “hands-off” thanks to the march of technological innovation.

April 11, 2019
Business, Technology

Using Structured Data as a Competitive Advantage

Using Structured Data as a Competitive Advantage

With high quality, reliable and structured data, fleet executives have a competitive advantage. With impactful and actionable information, they can zero in on problems that have the biggest impact on asset utilization and performance. Read Three Great Ways to Use Decisiv Analytics to learn more.

April 10, 2019
Technology

Discover the Top Fleet Management Trends Powered by Location Technology

Discover the Top Fleet Management Trends Powered by Location Technology

Learn how to take advantage of real time analytics and route optimization tools, new trends in driver behavior analysis to enhance safety, and how location data and services can position your business as the fleet and logistics solutions provider of choice.

January 1, 2019
Government, Technology

Fleets Look to Predictive Analytics

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The term “predictive analytics” is becoming increasingly familiar within the trucking industry as fleets look to make better use of the data collected by their back-office and onboard systems.

Stephen Bennett | Special to Transport Topics
March 23, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

Mega Trends in Trucking Technology

Take a deep dive into three topics that can help fleets gain greater visibility into their trucking operations: Blockchain, predictive analytics and remote diagnostics. 

February 21, 2018

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