Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Isaac, Trimble Among First to Receive ELD Certification in Canada

An Isaac Instruments ELD Several technology suppliers, including Isaac Instruments, have received third-party certification for Canada’s ELD mandate. (Isaac Instruments)

A handful of electronic logging devices have now received certification for Canada’s federal ELD mandate.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
November 10, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

Trimble Adds Maintenance Software Integration

trimble A Trimble booth at a past industry show. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Trimble Transportation announced new integrations for its TMT Fleet Maintenance software.

September 21, 2021
Technology, Safety

5 Ways to Maximize Your Fleet Management ROI

Trimble Whitepaper

Regardless of your fleet type or what lanes you travel, having the right technology is crucial to your operational success. Discover five key considerations to get the most out of your fleet management solutions and maximize performance, safety and efficiency.

August 1, 2021
Technology, Logistics

Reliable. Cost-Effective. Are You Destined for the Cloud?

Trimble Webinar

Program Airred: June 10, 2021. Cost-Savings. Security. Uptime. Explore the basics and learn just what a move to the cloud for services, hosting, computing and executing applications can do for your business success quickly and painlessly.  Experts share why a switch to the cloud is a “must” for companies in the transportation and logistics space. 

June 10, 2021
Business, Technology

With Workers Shifting to Home Offices, IT Investments Help Keep Freight Moving

Working from home with dog Working from home, perhaps with a canine companion, has become the new normal since the coronavirus began shutting down work places in March. (South_agency/Getty Images)

The need to shift back-office employees to remote work only added to the strain on fleets and third-party logistics providers.

Katie Pyzyk | Special to Transport Topics
September 25, 2020
Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics, Top 100

Trimble Aims to Streamline Supply-Chain Collaboration

James Langley, senior vice president of Trimble Transportation James Langley, senior vice president of Trimble Transportation, speaks during the opening session at the company's virtual user conference Aug. 24, 2020. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

Trimble Transportation has set out to create a more seamless and transparent supply chain by enabling closer collaboration among carriers, shippers and third-party logistics providers.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 25, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics

Telematics Industry Starts 2020 With Major Investment, Acquisition

Truck driver using cellphone and tablet in front of trucks Getty Images

Technology companies that specialize in trucking-related services made two announcements that may significantly impact the industry.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 10, 2020
Business, Technology

PeopleNet ELD Patch Available to Fix Reboot Issue, Trimble Says

PeopleNet device Some PeopleNet users are experiencing a software rebooting problem. (PeopleNet)

Software slowdowns and outages plagued some users of PeopleNet electronic logging devices sold by Trimble Transportation, but patches are now available.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
January 3, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Truck OEMs Say Connectivity Will Drive Future Enhancements

Khurana, Swazo, Natarajan and Mulshine DTNA’s Khurana (from left), Kenworth’s Swazo, Ashok Leyland’s Natarajan and Navistar’s Mulshine discuss the advance of connected truck technology at Trimble’s In.sight User Conference and Expo. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

HOUSTON — The growth of connected-truck technology is not only reducing vehicle downtime, but also paving the way for future services and enhancing product development, according to representatives from four truck manufacturers.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
September 18, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Fleets Using AOBRDs Prepare for ELD Transition as Dec. 16 Deadline Nears

Joe DeLorenzo FMCSA’s DeLorenzo says the agency is moving forward with the Dec. 16 deadline for ELD compliance. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

HOUSTON — Fleets have been working closely with their technology suppliers to meet the requirements of the federal electronic logging device mandate before an exemption for older e-log systems expires in less than three months.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
September 18, 2019