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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
Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics

Trimble Dives Deeper Into Data Analytics, Taps Langley to Lead Transportation Division

Trimble Senior Vice President James Langley James Langley, the new head of Trimble’s transportation division, says the company is focused on maximizing utilization of fleets’ resources. (Trimble)

HOUSTON — Trimble introduced a broad range of new software features and product enhancements designed to help fleets gain more insights from the data in their systems and collaborate more closely with their shipper customers.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
September 17, 2019
Business, Technology

Succeeding with Transportation Software in the Cloud

With increasing changes and improvements in cloud technology, more and more fleets are moving their core TMS and maintenance software to the cloud. With decades of experience managing cloud services, Trimble Transportation is uniquely positioned to guide carriers through the decision to move to the cloud.

June 13, 2019
Business, Technology

Trimble, Digi Team to Monitor Refrigerated Freight

Interior of refrigerated trailer A refrigerated trailer interior. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Trimble Inc. will collaborate with Digi International, a global provider of Internet of Things connectivity products and services, to allow Trimble fleet customers to use Digi’s SmartSense application on refrigerated trailers, according to a joint press release.

February 21, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics

Trimble Product Updates Include More Precise ETAs, Expanded Final-Mile Capabilities

In.Sight conference logo

HOUSTON — Trimble introduced a host of product updates and new features for its fleet management software and technology, ranging from enhanced calculations for estimated arrival times and expanded capabilities for final-mile distribution.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
September 12, 2018

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