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Business, Technology, Safety

Tech Vendors Prepare for Canada’s Move to E-Logs

ELD Trucks cross the U.S.-Canada border via the Ambassador Bridge in Windsor, Ontario. (Cole Burston/Bloomberg News)

The trucking industry’s migration to federally mandated electronic logging devices is complete in the United States, but that transition is still a work in progress in Canada.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
September 10, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

Fleets Find Many Ways to Harness Trailer Tracking Data

USA Truck USA Truck has outfitted its trailers with devices to track location and cargo status. (USA Truck)

As more trucking companies invest in trailer tracking systems, they are utilizing this technology in numerous ways.

Gary Frantz | Special to Transport Topics
September 10, 2021
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

Rise of the Smart Trailer

smart trailer illustration Brian Kelly/Transport Topics

Advances in telematics and data analytics are redefining the technology-enabled freight trailer.

Gary Frantz | Special to Transport Topics
September 10, 2021
Business, Technology

How Fleets Can Double Down on Ransomware Protection

Cyber locks JuSun/iStock-Getty Images Plus

With the threat of ransomware reaching new heights in 2021, many trucking and logistics companies are doubling down on their defenses against the scourge to make sure they’ve done everything they can to avoid becoming its next victim.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
September 10, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Digital Series Spotlights TT Magazines in Debut Episodes

Retool promoted the launch of Calibrate and relaunch of iTECH Retool celebrated the launch of Calibrate and the relaunch of iTECH.

Transport Topics has launched a digital event series that spotlights its supplemental publications, and featured its new Calibrate equipment-focused magazine and redesigned iTECH technology publication in its debut episodes.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
August 5, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

Watch the Replay: RETOOL, a Technology and Maintenance Event

RETOOL, a two-day virtual event

Transport Topics hosted a special two-day virtual event, RETOOL, taking deep dives into the most important topics and trends within the trucking industry’s equipment and technology spheres. Watch the replay.

August 4, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Looking Ahead to Autonomous Trucking

Workers clean an autonomous Embark truck Technology developers such as Embark are working to make autonomous trucking a reality. (Embark)

Although autonomous trucks are still in their infancy, the continued development and eventual deployment of these vehicles represents a new frontier for the freight transportation business. As this technology advances in the coming years and decades, fleet operators that adopt self-driving trucks will encounter a new management challenge: finding the best ways to combine automation with human labor.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
May 21, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

When Will Trucks Drive Themselves?

Aurora Peterbilt Autonomous truck developers such as Aurora are testing and validating their technology on public highways, particularly in the U.S. Southwest. (Aurora Innovation)

The road to autonomous trucking is long and littered with obstacles, but developers of self-driving systems for commercial vehicles are making clear and tangible progress in their mission to bring this technology to market.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
May 21, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Some Self-Driving Truck Developers Make Case for Supervised Autonomy

Locomation Locomation is testing and developing a form of human-guided autonomy that combines automated driving technology with truck platooning. (Locomation)

While most developers of Level 4 autonomous truck technology are targeting driverless operation, some see near-term business cases for highly automated, self-driving trucks with a driver still in the vehicle.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
May 21, 2021

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