Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Trucking Stakeholders Express Concerns Over Electronic Identifiers

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A proposal by federal regulators to require unique electronic identifiers on large trucks wasn’t well received by many of the nation’s motor carriers and independent truckers.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
November 29, 2022
Business, Technology

AI-Powered Sales Coaching: Hands-Off Virtual Training

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Increasing numbers of sales managers are turning over much of their sales training responsibilities to artificial-intelligence-powered sales coaching.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
November 23, 2022
Business, Technology

Paper Transport Enhances Fleet With Platform Science Partnership

Paper Transport truck Paper Transport's trucks will be equipped with a tablet to access the unified technology platform and a catalog of apps. (PR Newswire)

Paper Transport launched a collaboration with Platform Science to connect its trucks with digital services, the companies announced Nov. 14.

November 17, 2022
Business, Technology

Automating your Accounts Payable Process

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Program Aired: September 15, 2022. The root of high costs and profit loss in the AP system is manually processing paper. The result of a manual process is costly due to more than just error-prone keying of information. Automating your AP system will expediate the invoice cycle time, reduce processing costs, boost staff-productivity, and more. 

September 15, 2022
Business, Technology, Private

How to Better Manage Change When Implementing New Technologies

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When it comes to implementing new technology, a common failure private fleets experience is managing “change.” Here are four things to consider to help with a successful transition

Jane Jazrawy | CEO, CarriersEdge
August 26, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Perspective

Perspective: The Power of Cloud-Based Technology

Over the past few years, we have learned that the more we can do remotely, the more we can potentially mitigate disruptions to business. Across supply chains, a cloud-based transportation management system can help companies facilitate remote operations, allowing businesses — even small ones — to make smarter choices, reduce costs and be more competitive.

Glenn Riggs | Chief Strategy Officer, Odyssey Logistics & Technology 
July 20, 2022
Business, Technology

Transportation Software Sector Sees M&A Rise

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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

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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