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Business, Technology

Truck Technology Veterans Launch New Firm

Spangenberg Partners

Two trucking industry veterans have launched a new business to provide sales representation for the aftermarket technology sector.

January 9, 2015
Business, Technology

iTECH: Generating Returns From Tech Spending

Carriers feel constant pressure to keep up with the latest technology, but choosing when and how to invest precious capital is not easy. There’s no simple tried-and-true formula for calculating the return on investment. One size doesn’t fit all in this industry.

December 23, 2014
Business, Technology

iTECH: Scale Technology to Meet Business Demands

Even when investment returns are calculated accurately, there are pitfalls that can keep companies from gaining all of the expected paybacks. One danger is creating ROI numbers based on a full-fleet installation and then deploying the technology to only part of the fleet.

December 23, 2014
Business, Technology

iTECH: Careful Review of Results Vital for Technology ROI

ROI numbers can come from many sources, so the issue arises of which numbers can be trusted.

December 23, 2014
Business, Technology

iTECH: Positive Focus Helps Fleets Keep Drivers

“Focus on the positive” is a theme repeated by people who coach drivers. “We feel strongly that we should have something positive to say every time we speak with a driver,” said Jeff Baer of LinkeDrive.

December 23, 2014
Business, Technology

iTECH: Fuel-Efficient Driving=Safe Driving

When drivers adopt driving habits that increase fuel efficiency, the added benefit is that safety improves.

December 23, 2014
Business, Technology

iTECH: Target: Fuel Economy

Technology that incorporates everything from GPS location to ambient air temperature can help drivers maximize fuel efficiency, tech executives said.

December 23, 2014
Business, Technology

Rush Honors Top Technicians at Truck-Tech Rodeo

Lincoln (center) with Rusty Rush (left) and Stewart

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The trucking industry continues to see a shortage of technicians, industry officials said here at an annual gathering and competition of technicians who work for the biggest U.S. truck dealership.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
December 17, 2014
Business, Technology

Mack Trucks Announces Deal With Telogis to Provide Built-In Management Technology

Mack Trucks said it has partnered with Telogis to offer fleet-management services that utilize built-in telematics hardware.

October 6, 2014
Business, Technology

Saia Mobilizes Fleet With Tech from AT&T

Saia Inc.

Saia Inc.’s less-than-truckload freight division said it is using network services from AT&T to manage its fleet and terminals.

October 2, 2014

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