Business, Technology

Transportation Software Sector Sees M&A Rise

Mergers & Acquisitions Getty Image Atstock Productions/Getty Images

Technology-focused companies supporting the trucking and logistics sector have experienced a rise in merger and acquisition activity.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
June 23, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous, Perspective

Perspective: Exploring Quantum Computing

Quantum computing might be a new frontier in easing logistics management.

Robert Liscouski | President and CEO, Quantum Computing Inc.
May 2, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment

Trucking Companies Find Best Practices in Transportation Management Software

TMS For fleets, finding and understanding data and putting it toward useful decision-making is critical to realizing a return on a TMS investment. (Trimble Transportation)

To optimize, automate. That’s the long-standing message from users and vendors when they talk about realizing a return on investment for transportation management systems (TMS).

Stephen Bennett | Special to Transport Topics
March 29, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment

iTECH: New Look With a Familiar Feel

iTECH cover image

When Transport Topics published the inaugural issue of iTECH in April 2001, the trucking industry was only just beginning to realize the enormous potential for information technology to revolutionize business management. A lot has changed since then, and now, so has iTECH.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
September 10, 2021
Business, Technology

Eliminate Distracted Driving, Reduce Risk AND Retain Drivers by Addressing Technology Addiction

Motion Intelligence Whitepaper

Fleets’ distracted driving issues are not unique to the industry, as studies show technology addiction is incredibly prevalent. To solve distracted driving, fleets must address this underlying addiction by preventing the dangerous behavior and providing positive rewards for improvement. Learn more and find solutions in this free download. 

September 1, 2021
Business, Technology

GI Partners to Acquire Orbcomm

Orbcomm exhibit booth at 2018 MCE Orbcomm's exhibit booth at an industry trade show in 2018. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Orbcomm has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by private equity firm GI Partners, the company announced April 8.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 8, 2021
Government, Technology

House Transportation Leader Reiterates Opposition to 5.9 GHz Sharing

Rep. Peter DeFazio “Ensuring that the investments Congress makes in our transportation networks generate safety improvements is among my top priorities and responsibilities,” Rep. Peter DeFazio says. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

The top transportation policymaker in the U.S. House of Representatives reaffirmed his opposition to the shift in the transportation safety spectrum space for broadband uses.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
March 23, 2021
Technology, Equipment

Trailer Technology Moves Forward

Change is the fuel that spurs innovation, whether social or industrial. Technology for trailer management is no different.

Michael Freeze | Features Editor
July 17, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Fleets Push Forward With Tech Investment Despite Pandemic, Economic Uncertainty

Lytx A driver enters information into a Lytx in-cab event recorder. (Lytx)

Despite facing business challenges and economic uncertainty, some trucking companies have continued to move forward with technology investments during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Stephen Bennett | Special to Transport Topics
July 6, 2020
Business, Technology

The Power of Podcasting

Amidst the wide array of highly sophisticated digital tools marketers are using to increase profits, a surprising — and decidedly low-tech — alternative is scoring big gains for trucking companies: the simple podcast.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
May 22, 2020