Business, Technology, Fuel, Perspective

Perspective: How Fleets Can Prepare for EVs

There are so many developments occurring in the electric vehicle space that it is becoming hard to keep up. But before fleets rush out to invest in battery-electric trucks, there are important things that need to be taken into account — and not all of the considerations are obvious at first glance. Fleets interested in EVs need to start preparing now.

Gregg Nierenberg | President and CEO, Transervice Logistics Inc.
May 24, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Perspective

What’s the Reason Behind Canada’s ELD Mandate Delay?

ELD check Unlike the U.S. regulation, Canada's ELD mandate requires vendors to obtain third-party certification for their devices. (Isaac Instruments)

The Canadian government has pushed back full implementation of its electronic logging device mandate to Jan. 1, 2023. This is the second delay of the regulation that has been many years in the making. However, the reason behind each delay is quite different.

Jacques DeLarochelliere | CEO, Chairman, Isaac Instruments
May 6, 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, Perspective

Perspective: Optimizing Trailer Management

Many technologies exist to help fleets monitor cargo in their trailers, but carriers must be mindful of how the cargo itself — including what it’s made of — might impact the effectiveness of their tracking systems, especially if they look to make a change. Better trailer management can also improve drivers’ job satisfaction by mitigating issues they sometimes face in detention time and finding empty trailers.

Roni Taylor | Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, Spireon
April 25, 2022
Business, Logistics, Perspective

Perspective: Leveraging the Power of Hybrid Work

Remote work can open trucking and logistics companies up to talent from new markets and people.

Rob Duda | Senior Vice President for Automotive & Transportation Strategy, Peppercomm
April 11, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Perspective

Perspective: Rethinking the Pitch for Truck Parking

Truck parking is a major pain point for the industry, and needs more investment from the government. It’s time to get creative about urging that investment, and potentially look to an unconventional source to find it: states’ climate budgets.

Grant Goodale | Co-founder and Chief Experience Officer, Convoy
February 22, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Perspective

Perspective: Time to Prepare for the 3G Sunset

Multiple factors coming together can be a perfect storm, and the imminent 3G cellular network shutdown in 2022 certainly qualifies.

Deryk Powell | President and COO, Velociti
December 27, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous, Perspective

Perspective: Supporting Operations With Trailer Intelligence

Automated truck companies make for popular industry conversation, but with great automated truck power comes great trailer responsibility. When exploring automated solutions, fleets must ensure their trailers get technological attention as well.

Ross Froat | Vice President, Engineering and Government Affairs, Peterson Manufacturing
November 29, 2021
Government, Business, Safety, Perspective

Perspective: It’s Time to Tell Our Stories

Being part of an association is about getting involved, and one of the easiest ways to get involved with a group is to tell your story. I think about that because the story of my journey to becoming chairman of American Trucking Associations isn’t all that different from most of your stories.

Harold Sumerford Jr. | Chairman, American Trucking Associations
November 2, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics, Perspective

Perspective: A Time to Bring Back Veteran Drivers

While the driver shortage is not new, COVID worsened the problem.

Greg Fulton | President, Colorado Motor Carriers Association
October 22, 2021

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