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Business, Technology

Automotive Cybersecurity Group Reaches Out to Commercial Vehicle Sector

The Automotive Information Sharing and Analysis Center, which is focused on cybersecurity protections, announced it would develop criteria to include the commercial vehicle segment in its membership.

January 26, 2017
Business, Technology

SunteckTTS Adopts Transflo Telematics System

Pegasus TransTech announced that transportation firm SunteckTTS has adopted the Transflo Telematics system to implement electronic driver logs and workflow management.

January 26, 2017
Business, Technology

U.S. Xpress Joins Truck Technology Alliance After Successful Fuel Savings Test

PIT Group

Engineering and research company PIT Group announced truckload carrier U.S. Xpress Inc. joined its membership organization following the success of in-service fuel consumption tests PIT Group carried out at the carrier’s facilities in Tunnel Hill, Georgia, last November.  

January 25, 2017
Business, Technology

Rental Spaces, Better Data Could Ease Parking Crunch

iStock

Finding a secure place to park or drop a trailer has become an all-too-common challenge for truck drivers, but some carriers have found a novel way to help ease that problem — renting parking spaces through third-party firms.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
January 16, 2017
Business, Technology

Demanding Customers, Array of Technology Driving Changes in Freight Transportation

Jonathan S. Reiskin/TT

WASHINGTON — While freight transportation has undergone enormous change over the past quarter-century, even more is coming and very quickly, driven by demanding customers and an array of technology to satisfy shippers.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
January 16, 2017
Technology, Business

Dollars and Data

Today’s financial reporting software is allowing carriers to go well beyond simply tracking accounts payable and accounts receivable.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
November 18, 2016
Technology, Business

‘Coopetition’ Continues in Truck Tech Sector

The trucking industry’s technology sector has long been characterized by a galaxy of partnerships and integrations connecting various vendors’ systems. Through these integrations, fleets have been able to assemble the technology components of their choice to build an enterprise system tailored to their operations.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
November 17, 2016
Technology, Business

Mercedes-Benz Showcases ‘Vision Van’

Daimler AG

It may have been the flashiest vehicle on display at the 2016 IAA Commercial Vehicles Show.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
November 17, 2016
Technology, Business

Online Video Marketing: Medium Has Become Too Easy, Inexpensive for Fleets to Ignore

While video marketing already is on the radar of many fleets, recent indications are that the medium will continue to explosively transform the web for years to come. Video- and photo-sharing social media startup Instagram — a mere blip on the web’s radar a few years ago — now boasts 500 million users. Snapchat, another social media network that incorporates video, is growing nearly as ferociously.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
November 17, 2016
Technology, Business

Tranztec Develops Platform to Modernize Data Visualization

Tranztec Solutions Inc.

LAS VEGAS — Tranztec Solutions Inc. has developed a data visualization platform designed to give fleets a more modern, intuitive way to manage their operations.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
November 17, 2016

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