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Peterbilt’s Self-Driving Truck Another Glimpse Into Future

Jonathan S. Reiskin/Transport Topics

FORT WORTH, Texas — Peterbilt Motors Co. is the latest truck maker to demonstrate that the future of trucking is already with us, albeit in prototype, showing off Class 8s where the driver is often a spectator, cameras replace mirrors and infrared capability lights up a deer or a person on a dark night. (See photo gallery.)

June 8, 2015
Technology

Peterbilt Technology Showcase

Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

NHTSA Releases Electronic Stability Control Rule

Meritor WABCO Vehicle Control Systems

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on June 3 released its long-awaited final rule on stability control, saying it will affect Classes 7-8 trucks in two years.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
June 3, 2015
Business, Technology

Panther Offers Mobile App for Owner-Operators

Panther Premium Logistics

Expedited carrier Panther Premium Logistics has launched a free mobile application to help its owner-operators streamline their administrative work.

June 2, 2015
Business, Safety, Technology

Quebec Carriers Express Mondor and Transport l’Épiphanie Reach Asset-Sharing Deal

Quebec-based carriers Express Mondor and Transport l’Épiphanie announced an agreement to share assets and coordinate management in order to increase productivity and better serve North American companies.

June 1, 2015
Business, Technology

PeopleNet Announces Acquisition of Cadec to Expand Reach in Private-Fleet Sector

Valley Proteins Inc.

Trucking technology supplier PeopleNet announced it acquired Cadec Global Inc. in a move that expands the company’s reach in the food-service and private-fleet sectors.

June 1, 2015
Business, Technology

Many High-Tech Firms Adopt ‘Right-Shoring’ Supply-Chain Strategy, UPS Survey Finds

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Many high-tech companies have adopted a “right-shoring” strategy for their manufacturing supply chains, an approach that balances factors such as cost, quality and transit time, according to UPS Inc.’s fifth-annual Change in the (Supply) Chain survey.

May 29, 2015
Business, Technology

Former Sylectus President to Lead Startup TMS Firm

Full Circle TMS, a new provider of Web-based transportation management software, announced Stuart Sutton will be CEO of the startup company.

May 29, 2015
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

White House Completes Review of Heavy-Vehicle Electronic Stability Control System Rule

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

The White House Office of Management and Budget has completed its review of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s final rule on electronic stability control systems for heavy vehicles, bringing it a step closer to publication.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
May 27, 2015
Business, Technology

PeopleNet Acquires Cadec to Expand Its Technology for the Private-Fleet Sector

Valley Proteins Inc.

Trucking technology supplier PeopleNet has acquired Cadec Global Inc. in a move that expands the company’s fleet-management offerings for the foodservice and private-fleet sectors.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
May 26, 2015

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