Business, Technology

Opinion: Alternative Risk Transfer Options

Ensuring the safe delivery of every load should be a top priority in the trucking industry. Yet, even with the most sophisticated technologies and best risk-management techniques, bad things can happen to good people — or good carriers.

December 13, 2010
Business, Technology

Fleets Seek New Technology to Aid Safety, Savings, Fuel

Managers of large fleets want to buy improved equipment and advanced technologies despite the recent recession but are insisting upon payback periods of four years or less, according to a recent survey.

November 29, 2010
Business, Technology

iTECH: Connecting Technology to the Corporate Suite

Considering the treatment that a budding chief information officer once might have gotten on the playground from a budding truck driver, it is no small thing in 2010 to hear that the successful trucking company desperately needs both of these people to move the freight and make a profit.

October 12, 2010
Business, Technology

Opinion: Trucking Tech Seizes the Day

Long known for its simplistic and low-tech approach to logistics, the trucking industry fortunately has begun to realize how valuable technology can be in improving productivity and boosting efficiency throughout a company.

October 7, 2010
Business, Technology

PeopleNet Previews New Display Upgrade

BOCA RATON, Fla. — PeopleNet unveiled here the first display upgrade for its mobile communication system since 2007, one intended for use outside a truck.

August 16, 2010
Business, Technology

Federal Regulations Shape Technology Choices for Fleets and Design Decisions By Vendors

At a time when trucking has its pick of more communications options than ever, an increasing number of federal regulations has influenced not only when carriers adopt technology but also what technology they invest in.

May 24, 2010