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Robots May Beat Drones in Race to Deliver Packages

Photo by Starship Technologies and Amazon.com

Forget flying drones. When it comes to predictions on what sci-fi method might bring you hot pizza, aspirin, groceries or new shoes, some experts bet that delivery robots rolling down sidewalks will beat out airborne couriers.

Carolyn Said | San Francisco Chronicle
April 7, 2016
Business, Technology

McLeod Unveils Automated Tools for Logistics Firms, Brokers

McLeod Software

McLeod Software has introduced LogixSolutions eRate Confirmation, which the company said simplifies the rate confirmation process for brokers by creating an electronic form to capture, record and automate the workflow process.

April 7, 2016
Business, Technology

Internet Truckstop Group Sells Stock to Fund Expansion

Internet Truckstop Group announced a “significant” investment from the private equity firm Bregal Sagemount to support expansion of its transportation technology platform.

April 5, 2016
Government, Business, Technology

Capitol Agenda for the Week of April 5: A Different Darling

Who are you and what have you done with Scott Darling? The nominee to head FMCSA that we bumped into at the Mid-America Trucking Show last week was far different from the reserved acting administrator we encountered a year ago at the same event. Except for the hat. Here's the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
April 5, 2016
Business, Technology

LTL Carriers Boost Dimensioner Use to Improve Pricing Accuracy, Profits

FreightSnap

Less-than-truckload carriers have more than quadrupled the use of dimensioner technology to improve pricing accuracy and profitability, experts said.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
April 4, 2016
Business, Government, Safety, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

FRA’s Feinberg Urges Law Enforcement, State Agencies to Aid in Reducing Collisions at Rail-Highway Crossings

Operation Livesaver Inc.

Federal Railroad Administration officials in recent months have stepped up efforts to reduce what they say are preventable fatalities and injuries from train collisions with trucks and cars at U.S. highway rail-grade crossings.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
April 4, 2016
Special Coverage, Business, Technology

BlackBerry Enters Trailer-Tracking Market

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Telecommunications company BlackBerry has entered the trailer-tracking market with its BlackBerry Radar system, launched here at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
April 2, 2016
Business, Technology

FourKites, McLeod Forge Technology Partnership

Technology provider FourKites has created a partnership with McLeod Software that integrates tracking and transportation management software.

April 1, 2016
Business, Technology

Two More Companies Offer Web-Based Trucking Services

Two more technology-driven efforts to apply Web-based services to trucking have been developed.

April 1, 2016
Special Coverage, Business, Technology

Rand McNally Debuts Low-Cost, Plug-in ELD

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Rand McNally debuted a low-cost electronic logging device designed to help drivers and small fleets easily comply with the federal ELD mandate.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 31, 2016

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