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Business, Technology

Trucking’s Shifting Technology Landscape

Trimble Duo ELD The advent of federally mandated electronic logging devices attracted a spate of new technology vendors eager to fill a new market need. (Trimble)

Motor carriers and logistics providers have been applying the latest technologies to help solve old challenges, such as driver recruiting and retention, regulatory compliance and moving freight more efficiently while ensuring highway safety.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 19, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics, TCA

Shipwell Raises $35M to Fuel Growth

Shipwell logo Shipwell via YouTube

Shipwell, an Austin, Texas-based startup focused on managing trucking and shipping logistics for businesses, has raised $35 million to continue its growth, the company said Oct. 24.

Kara Carlson | Austin American-Statesman
October 25, 2019
Business, Technology

Freight-Related Startups, Tech Firms Continue to Attract Investment

Dynamo gathering Ryan Rogers (left) and Will Brewer talk in the body shop at Covenant Transport. (Covenant Transport Services)

Interest in freight-related startups and technology continues to grow, as evidenced by several recent investment deals as well as a first-of-its-kind Founders Camp whereby representatives from 20 startup firms met with trucking executives and shippers in Chattanooga, Tenn., to exchange ideas for new products and services.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
October 17, 2018
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Sun Valley Secret Tech Demos Feature Trucking Networks, Quantum Physics

Convoy app Convoy

Nearly all of the biggest names in media and technology descended on Sun Valley, Idaho, July 11-16, and in the mix this year were trucking networks, spider silk and quantum physics.

Mark Bergen | Bloomberg News
July 17, 2017
Technology, Autonomous

The Road to the Autonomous Truck

Starsky Robotics

The trucking industry’s march toward self-driving trucks is gaining momentum as new developers attempt to accelerate the pace of innovation.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
June 16, 2017