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Commercial freight transportation businesses rely on data, intelligence, and novel solutions for operational efficiency. Transport Topics technology coverage investigates available technologies, real-world applications of business solutions, and the strategies necessary for advancement. News topics focus on the latest applied science, and issues range from autonomous vehicle and robotics innovations to management software, tracking and transparency, data analytics, blockchain, and the internet of things.

Business, Technology

ROTATE - Learning Sessions for Equipment and Maintenance Executives

Join us for conversations that will help you ensure your fleet and your trucks put their best foot forward with the right tire management strategy.

April 30, 2024

EDI for Trucking: Everything You Need to Know

Discover the transformative power of EDI for Trucking with Truckbase. Learn how seamless EDI integrations enhance data accuracy, operational efficiency, and customer satisfaction for asset-based carriers.

Business, Technology, Equipment

Tech Vendors Introduce Latest Offerings for 3PLs at TIA

PHOENIX — From business process automation to fraud prevention, industry tech developers rolled out new software features and service offerings for 3PL providers at TIA's conference.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features and Multimedia
April 15, 2024
Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics

Truckstop Launches Carrier Vetting Services for Brokers

Truckstop launched three new services aimed at helping brokers ensure they’re doing business with trusted carriers, the company announced April 9.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 15, 2024
Business, Technology, Logistics

Mode Global, Transporeon Automate Spot Freight Procurement

PHOENIX —Mode Global has been collaborating with TMS platform Transporeon to automate spot and dedicated freight procurement, the companies said in a joint announcement.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features and Multimedia
April 15, 2024
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

New Intangles Service Helps Truckers Find Mechanic Shops

Intangles launched a new product designed to help truck drivers find a mechanic while on the road before vehicle issues occur, the predictive maintenance company announced April 11.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
April 15, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, For-Hire, Global Freight

Amazon Becomes the Largest US Private EV Charging Operator

Amazon has installed more than 17,000 chargers at about 120 warehouses around the U.S., making the retail giant the largest operator of private EV charging infrastructure in the country.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
April 15, 2024
Business, Technology

Tesla to Cut Over 10% of Workforce in Global Retrenchment

Tesla Inc. will slash global head count by more than 10%, Elon Musk wrote in an email to staff, as the carmaker grapples with a slowdown in electric vehicle demand.

Ed Ludlow and Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
April 15, 2024
Government, Business, Technology

US to Provide $6.4 Billion to Samsung to Make Computer Chips

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration will provide up to $6.4 billion in direct funding for Samsung Electronics to develop a computer chip manufacturing and research cluster in Texas.

Josh Boak | The Associated Press
April 15, 2024
Government, Technology, Safety

Wyoming Helps Navigational Apps Improve Road Closure Data

Wyoming is sharing road-closure data directly with Google and other navigation companies to save lives when Interstate 80 travelers find themselves stranded in bad weather.

Noël Fletcher | Staff Reporter
April 12, 2024
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, Top 100

A Year to Forget for Third-Party Logistics Providers

2023 was a generally downtrodden year for 3PLs, with plummeting transportation rates and shippers focused on right-sizing inventories and reducing logistics costs.

Evan Armstrong | President of Armstrong & Associates Inc.
April 12, 2024