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Milan Supply Chain Solutions Adds Spireon’s FleetLocate to Trailers

Milan Supply Chain Solutions has chosen Spireon Inc.'s FleetLocate telematics application to track 1,100 trailers to improve utilization and deliver operational savings.

August 12, 2016
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics

Another 9,000 Trailers Recalled Due to Bendix Defect

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a recall of more than 9,000 additional trailers because of a defect with the Bendix SR-5 spring brakes that the manufacturer believes could affect up to 194,410 trailers in total.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
August 11, 2016
Business, Technology

Tech Startup Enjoy Delivers Your Product, Teaches You How to Use It

Photo courtesy of Enjoy

Enjoy, a tech device set-up and delivery service, aims to make reading indecipherable instruction manuals a thing of the past. An Enjoy "expert" delivers the purchase, unpacks and sets up the device, then helps the client learn about it, in up to an hourlong visit.

Marcia Heroux Pounds | Sun Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Fla. )
August 9, 2016
Letters to the Editor, Business, Safety, Technology, Equipment

Letters: Mandate Technology, A Modest Proposal

Mandate Technology That Boosts Collision Avoidance

August 8, 2016
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Commercial Vehicle Group to Close Three Midwest Facilities

Commercial Vehicle Group Inc.

Cab-related products and systems supplier Commercial Vehicle Group Inc. announced that it would close three U.S. facilities in the Midwest beginning in the third quarter of the year in connection with a cost-reduction and restructuring plan it announced in 2015.

August 4, 2016
Business, Technology

Google's Project Wing Delivery Drone to Be Tested at US Site


Google’s Project Wing drone delivery services will be tested at a U.S. site, the White House announced as part of an initiative to push research and safety measures for unmanned flight.

Alan Levin | Bloomberg News
August 2, 2016
Business, Technology

LiveOnWeb Replay: Top 100 For-Hire Carriers and Disruption in the Industry

Costello (left), Byrd

On the heels of the release of our 2016 TT Top 100 For-Hire Carrier rankings, our July LiveOnWeb program focused on regulatory issues and the potential for disruption in the industry. Watch the replay of the July 27 program.

July 28, 2016
Business, Technology

Capital Goods Orders Rise for First Time in Three Months

Craig Warga/Bloomberg News

Orders for business equipment rose in June for the first time in three months, eking out a small gain that shows companies are in no rush to significantly ramp up investment, according to a report July 27 from the Commerce Department.

July 27, 2016
Business, Technology

Blue Tree Launches Fleet Analytics Platform

Blue Tree Systems

Truck and trailer telematics provider Blue Tree Systems has launched, a new analytics platform designed to help fleets extract insights from their data.

July 26, 2016
Perspective, Business, Government, Safety, Technology, Equipment

Opinion: Transportation Investment in Idaho Pays Off

Idaho’s Grant Anticipation Revenue Vehicle program, or GARVEE, recently wrapped up, after a decade of investment in the state’s roads and bridges. Along the way, the GARVEE program transformed the state’s infrastructure in a way we haven’t seen since the interstate system was built through Idaho in the 1960s.

July 25, 2016