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Technology, Government, Business, Equipment

ELDs from A to Z

PeopleNet

Carriers that haven’t yet implemented electronic driver logs will be sifting through a plethora of different hardware and software options as they plan how to comply with the upcoming federal mandate of the technology.

Stephen Bennett | Special to Transport Topics
May 12, 2016
Technology, Business

Tech Startups Add to Wave of App-Based Freight Services

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — More startups have joined the growing wave of technology firms offering mobile app-enabled freight services, a trend often described, for better or worse, as the “Uberization of trucking.”

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
May 12, 2016
Technology, Business

Mobile E-Mail is King

A new report has uncovered a startling statistic with enormous implications for the way trucking companies communicate electronically with customers and drivers: More than two-thirds of all e-mails — 68% — now are opened on mobile devices.

May 12, 2016
Technology, Government, Business, Equipment

ELDs: Do Your Homework Before You Buy

As carriers chart out their plans to comply with the upcoming electronic logging device mandate, one of the first questions they likely will ask is this: Which of the many devices on the market will actually meet the regulation’s requirements?

May 12, 2016
Business, Technology

New Tech Tools Can Help Fleets Monitor Driver Health, Fatigue

SmartCap

CINCINNATI — The push to monitor the performance of truck drivers may soon extend beyond cameras in the cab and electronic logs.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
May 9, 2016
Business, Equipment, Technology

Cargomatic Slashes Workforce

Kessler via LinkedIn

Freight technology firm Cargomatic, which offers a mobile app that connects shippers and local truckers with available hauling capacity, confirmed that it recently laid off part of its workforce.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
April 11, 2016
Business, Technology

FourKites, McLeod Forge Technology Partnership

Technology provider FourKites has created a partnership with McLeod Software that integrates tracking and transportation management software.

April 1, 2016
Business, Technology

Execs Retool Industry Message to Attract Younger Technicians

John Sommers II for TT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The key to solving the trucking industry’s shortage of qualified technicians lies in developing the workers of tomorrow rather than recruiting from the shrinking pool of experienced technicians, maintenance executives and business leaders said.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 7, 2016
Special Coverage, Business, Technology

Training, Outreach Key to Solving Technician Shortage, Maintenance Execs Say

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The key to solving the technician shortage lies in developing the workers of tomorrow rather than recruiting from the shrinking pool of experienced technicians, maintenance executives and business leaders said.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 3, 2016
Business, Technology

Transervice Launches Tech-Based Freight Management Business

Transportation provider Transervice Logistics Inc. said it has launched a technology-based freight management business, Transervice Integrated Solutions.

February 16, 2016

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