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Drivewyze Fully Deployed in Missouri

Drivewyze video Drivewyze Weigh Station Bypass Solution via YouTube

Drivewyze Inc. announced the completion of its service-site rollout in Missouri at all 19 weigh stations.

April 22, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Dana Adds Training Video Covering Electrified Vehicles

Dana signage at event John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Dana Inc. announced it expanded its Driveline Forensics training series to include videos covering key safety and maintenance tips for electrified vehicles.

April 22, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics

Convoy Launches Go Marketplace for Preloaded Trailers

Convoy booth at MATS 2018 Convoy's booth at MATS 2018. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Convoy, a trucking network and platform based in Seattle, launched Convoy Go, a marketplace that allows any carrier or owner-operator in the United States to start hauling preloaded trailers and to operate at the same level as large asset-based carriers, according to a company news release April 18.

April 22, 2019
Business, Technology

Echo Global Logistics Launches Portal, App for Load Bidding

Echo Global Logistics Inc. launched a carrier-facing web portal and mobile app that displays Echo’s available loads for the company’s network to bid on.

April 22, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Minnesota’s Hands-Free Law Aims to Promote Truck, Car Safety

Driver talking on cellphone Getty Images

Minnesota’s recent law banning the use of handheld cellphones while driving will improve safety for motorists and truckers alike, according to Minnesota Trucking Association President John Hausladen.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 19, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Anthony Foxx, Andrew Wheeler, Shoshana Lew to Participate in Infrastructure Week 2019

Anthony Foxx Anthony Foxx speaks at an industry event. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Not to be confused with the occasional White House announcement of an “infrastructure week,” the actual Infrastructure Week is scheduled for May 13-20, with events in Washington and throughout the country.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
April 19, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Training on Collision Avoidance Tech Is Essential, Industry Experts Say

Truck and car avoid collision A truck avoids an accident using a collision avoidance system. (Meritor Wabco)

Training is a critical step when incorporating collision avoidance technology into fleets, according to representatives from the trucking industry.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 19, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics

Investors Pour More Money Into Warehouse Tech Startups

warehouse Flowspace X ShipHawk Testimonial via YouTube

Flowspace, a technology firm that helps businesses manage warehousing and fulfillment services, received $12 million in funding from an investment group led by Canvas Ventures.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 18, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel, Editorial

Editorial: Earth Day Salute to Cleaner Trucks

The launch of the Nikola Two tractor just days ahead of Earth Day — April 22 — was a fitting and, perhaps, deliberate gesture by the company to spotlight the trucking industry’s progress in improving its level of environmental responsibility.

Transport Topics
April 17, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics

Amazon Is Said to Prepare Closing of Chinese E-Commerce Store

Amazon Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg News

Amazon.com is preparing to close a Chinese online store that caters to mainland consumers, according to sources familiar with the matter.

Bloomberg News
April 17, 2019

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