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Perspective: The Power of Cloud-Based Technology

Over the past few years, we have learned that the more we can do remotely, the more we can potentially mitigate disruptions to business. Across supply chains, a cloud-based transportation management system can help companies facilitate remote operations, allowing businesses — even small ones — to make smarter choices, reduce costs and be more competitive.

Glenn Riggs | Chief Strategy Officer, Odyssey Logistics & Technology
July 20, 2022
Business, Safety, Logistics, Perspective

Perspective: Winning Arguments to Attract New Drivers

As the American workforce continues to experience major shifts and fluxes, there’s an opportunity for those of us in the trucking and logistics industries to attract new drivers and workers looking for a post-pandemic change.

Gary Carlson | CEO, Select 1 Group
July 5, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics, Perspective

Perspective: Opportunities to Help Ocean Freight

Supply chain disruptions have impacted the quality of life for virtually every American. The delays and bottlenecks, which began early in the pandemic, continue sending shockwaves throughout our economy, leading to higher prices and back orders with no end in sight.

Sen. Roger F. Wicker | Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation
June 27, 2022
Government, Business, Equipment, Fuel, Perspective

Perspective: Repeal FET to Boost Green Buying

A question to ask the decision-makers in Washington: If the goal is to get more cleaner, greener trucks on the road, why does the federal government keep the 12% federal excise tax on the sale of a new truck?

Scott McCandless | Chairman, American Truck Dealers
June 21, 2022
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?

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