Commercial freight transportation businesses rely on data, intelligence, and novel solutions for operational efficiency. Transport Topics technology coverage investigates available technologies, real-world applications of business solutions, and the strategies necessary for advancement. News topics focus on the latest applied science, and issues range from autonomous vehicle and robotics innovations to management software, tracking and transparency, data analytics, blockchain, and the internet of things.
Many of us have had to deal with the unfortunate problem of credit card fraud. You look at your monthly card statement and your eyes get wide after seeing the total.
Globally, supply chains are facing unprecedented levels of disruption. As a result, shippers and carriers are challenged more than ever to keep goods moving while remaining profitable. While most brokerages point to technology as the key to achieving success, today’s setbacks have proven that technology alone isn’t enough.
The University of Tennessee Fleet Sustainability Index contains emissions profiles for more than 400,000 motor carriers and millions of trucks.
Estes was among the first commercial for-hire carriers to sign up to pilot emerging technology developed by Remora.
Trucking already has made strides to reduce emissions but carriers will need to comply with stricter regulations ahead. So how will the industry achieve these carbon reduction goals?
Flexport Inc. executives Teresa Carlson and Darcie Henry are leaving the company, both hired during the tenure of CEO Dave Clark, who unexpectedly departed on Sept. 6.
Concerns are growing that California is falling behind in its ability to provide enough electric vehicle charging options to meet its own aggressive targets.
General Motors’ first wage-and-benefit offer to the United Auto Workers on Sept. 7 falls far short of the union’s initial demands.
Organizations representing heavy trucks were generally supportive of a joint proposed rule to require automatic emergency braking technologies on heavy trucks — with caveats.
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. is partnering with Tesla Inc. to install 20,000 universal electrical vehicle chargers at 2,000 of its hotels in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Flexport CEO Dave Clark is abruptly leaving the startup after a year, making way for the return of founder Ryan Petersen and highlighting pressure on startups in the logistics industry.