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Transervice Launches Tech-Based Freight Management Business

Transportation provider Transervice Logistics Inc. said it has launched a technology-based freight management business, Transervice Integrated Solutions.

February 16, 2016
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Training Crucial for ELDs, FMCSA Official Says

Seth Clevenger/TT

DALLAS — Driver training on electronic logging devices will play an essential role in helping to smooth the trucking industry’s transition to the federally mandated technology, an official with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration told an audience of carriers and technology providers.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 15, 2016
Business, Technology

Carrier Logistics Releases Software Upgrade

Carrier Logistics Inc. said it has released a new version of its Facts freight management software with improved route dispatching and dock management.

February 12, 2016
Business, Technology

Google Wins Patent for Autonomous Package-Delivery System

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Internet search firm Google has just received a patent for what it calls an “autonomous delivery platform,” in which a self-driving box truck is used to deliver packages kept in locked compartments and accessed by customers using a smartphone or some other secure electronic device.

Dan Bearth | Senior Features Writer
February 11, 2016
Business, Technology

Omnitracs Debuts Next-Gen Telematics System

Seth Clevenger/TT

DALLAS — Omnitracs has unveiled its next-generation telematics platform, which introduces voice recognition and expands wireless connectivity within the truck.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 8, 2016
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Driver Training Crucial for ELD Transition, FMCSA Official Says

Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics

DALLAS — Driver training on electronic logging devices will play an important role in the trucking industry’s transition to the federally mandated technology, an official with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration told an audience of carriers and technology providers.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 4, 2016
Business, Technology

Omnitracs to Offer Onboard Video Product

Seth Clevenger for TT

DALLAS — Omnitracs announced plans to offer its own onboard video system, expanding the list of vendors targeting the growing onboard camera market.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 3, 2016
Technology, Business

ELDs Are Coming; Don’t Be Left in the Dust

Rand McNally

It’s been discussed, debated and awaited for years, but the federal mandate for electronic logging devices has finally taken shape.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
January 22, 2016
Technology, Business

Data: Separating the Wheat From the Chaff

The old adage “separating the wheat from the chaff” technically describes the process of separating grain from the casing in which it’s grown, but over the years, the saying has broadened to describe any process that isolates what’s valuable by winnowing out what’s worthless.

January 22, 2016
Technology, Business

Trucking Tries on Wearable Technology

The emergence of wearable technology, such as smartwatches, has given consumers a new way to communicate, track their health and process payments, but some fleets and technology suppliers believe these devices also can serve as valuable tools in trucking operations.

Dan Calabrese | Special to Transport Topics
January 15, 2016

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