Business, Technology

iTECH: Solutions for Container Tracking

For fleets that never get near the water, maritime community jargon like “heavy metal,” “cans” and “boxes” could easily be mistaken for slang terms for a music style, headphones, or minivan designs.

April 11, 2011

Webinar to Discuss Truck Technology Policy

The Trucking Industry Mobility & Technology Coalition will host a webinar on Wednesday about the U.S. Department of Transportation’s policies concerning truck technology.

February 22, 2011
Business, Technology

iTECH: Document Imaging Goes Mobile

Electronic commerce is a term associated most readily with consumer-oriented retail sales tools such as, and the like, but the electronic transaction of commerce has been de rigueur for the trucking industry for years.

February 14, 2011
Business, Technology

Officers Lack Technology for EOBR Plan, TMC Says

TAMPA, Fla. — Less than a month after the federal government proposed replacing nearly all driver logbooks with electronic onboard recorders, technology companies here said that smooth enforcement will be impossible until law enforcement agencies adopt more technology.

February 14, 2011
Business, Technology

Manufacturers Reply to Stringent Rules with Technology, as Truck Sales Rise

As the most stringent emission rules yet took effect in 2010, manufacturers brought their latest emissions technology to U.S. buyers against a backdrop of recovering truck sales and continuing contention about which type of pollution control best serves the industry.

December 29, 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

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