Maven Machines Launches Earbud Version of Driver Safety Headset
Maven Machines has released a much smaller, Bluetooth earbud version of its wireless safety headset, which provides real-time monitoring of driver fatigue and distraction.May 8, 2017
Trucking Meets Tech With Startup Cargo42's Strategy
Francine Gervazio worked in the logistics industry in her home country of Brazil and Australia, and she saw first hand how inefficient the industry could be. In fact, she says, one out of every five trucks on the streets is traveling empty. While at Babson College in Massachusetts studying entrepreneurship, she came up with concept behind Cargo42.
Searching for an ELD? It’s Buyer Beware
Whether a fleet already has selected a system to comply with the electronic logging device mandate or still is waiting to do so until later this year, there is no guarantee that those products will be legal for use later on.
Trouble Codes + Telematics
Troubleshooting dysfunctional trucks from afar through the use of remote diagnostics can help carriers better manage their equipment, reduce vehicle downtime and cut maintenance costs, but sifting through all of that fault code data can be a challenge, several fleet maintenance managers said.
Cross-Border Fleets Use Software to Manage Data, Prevent Delays
Cross-border shipments involve many moving parts, and any delays or errors in providing key information to customs agencies can prove costly to shippers and carriers alike.
SkyBitz Sees Solar Power as Future of Trailer Tracking
SkyBitz is expanding its lineup of trailer-tracking products that use solar energy, a power source the company believes will drive the evolution of the asset- tracking market.
E-mail Marketing:Still the Most Effective Sales, Recruiting Tool for Trucking Firms
While some trucking firms may be guilty of chasing the latest digital marketing craze, good old e-mail marketing still is the app to beat when it comes to connecting with customers. Indeed, a 2016 study released by marketing consulting firm Clutch found that e-mail still has the highest return on investment of any marketing channel.
Demand for Technicians Expected to Intensify as Vehicles Add Driverless Capabilities
Nearly 40 years ago, William Sasser walked out of Westside High School and directly into a career as an auto mechanic. But that sort of thing doesn’t happen much anymore.
Carriers See Growth for Global Trade, Blockchain Technology, Dedicated
ORLANDO, Fla. — A panel of top executives from three major fleets emphasized the importance of international trade, the emergence of blockchain technology for freight transactions and the value of dedicated service during a shippers conference here.
Transport Topics Wins Two Business Publication Awards
The American Society of Business Publication Editors announced at an April 13 awards luncheon in Washington, D.C., that Transport Topics had won regional silver awards for two features: Its "CDL or Bust” digital series and the July 2016 print edition of iTECH.April 13, 2017