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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.

Technology, Equipment

Discover How Carriers Use Maintenance Data to Extend Equipment Lifespan

Carriers can leverage data to plan upkeep and repairs that help ensure  small defects don't turn into serious breakdowns or cause non-compliance. Find out how in-cab technology supports enhanced fleet maintenance that keeps the wheels turning.

February 10, 2023
Business, Technology

Trucking companies waste $9,700 per driver per year on unnecessary costs

Trucking company owners waste an average of $9,700 per driver per year on poor processes and tools, according to BeyondTrucks Insights. The report suggests that process re-engineering and automation can help to address these costs, which can be up to twice the net margin for carriers. The report also looks at the impact of poor processes and tools on driver turnover and customer losses, and the differences in the root causes of process costs based on company size. 

January 10, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment

The 2023 Fleet Managers' Insights Report from Pitstop

The report to get your fleet ready for a bigger and better 2023! Pitstop sat down with fleet managers operating various fleet sizes in North America to uncover key findings and insights to help improve your overall fleet performance. Read the latest trends, pain points, and technologies that are impacting the trucking industry today.

January 10, 2023
Business, Technology

Improve Cashflow and Customer Service [Free Case Study]

Discover how a wholesale energy transporter was able to boost turnaround time between deal and invoice by 94%. Read the case study to learn about the complete transportation management solution and mobile printers that improved efficiency, increased cashflow, and delivered better service.

December 21, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment

Unstoppable Stories: How the Mobil Delvac™ team helped a Texas Transportation Company

See how the Mobil Delvac™ team created a lubrication strategy for a Texas-based transportation company that extended oil drain intervals, provided enhanced engine protection, saved more than 500 labor hours for their team, and reduced their costs by over $700,000 per year.

December 13, 2022
Business, Technology

Switching to an Open, Long-term Telematics Solution

Get flexibility and control with open fleet telematics. Read our guide about switching to a long-term telematics solution that’s powerful, customizable and can adapt to your evolving needs.

November 19, 2022
Business, Technology

How to Boost Efficiency, Improve Cashflow, and Deliver Great Service

In this free case study, you'll discover how a complete transformation management solution paired with durable mobile printers helped a wholesale energy transporter boost turnaround time between deal and invoice by 94%.

November 19, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment

Unstoppable Stories: How the Mobil Delvac™ Team Helped Nussbaum Transportation Increase Efficiency

How the Mobil Delvac™ lubicrants helped this award-winning trucking company take engine performance to the next level. With our customized lubrication program, they were able to increase uptime by extending their oil change intervals from every 50,000 miles to 75,00 miles

November 19, 2022
Business, Technology, Safety

Questions Raised Over FMCSA Proposal for New Electronic Truck IDs

A plan for Unique Electronic Identification devices to be on most commercial vehicles would allow law enforcement to identify and monitor the condition of trucks and drivers on the highways. This raises concerns about privacy and the costs and benefits. 

November 16, 2022
Business, Technology

Improving Transportation Safety and Reducing Costs with Weather Intelligence

Transportation leaders are playing a game they cannot win with traditional weather sources. Business disruptions from weather are quickly growing both in frequency and complexity. Significantly better technology is needed to protect fleets and ensure operational efficiency. See how you can win using the power of weather intelligence!

November 14, 2022