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Blockchain Explained, Part 2: What Can it Do?

Blog commentary by Jack Roberts, Senior Editor

Blockchain could become the platform that brings all aspects of fleet operations together in one, online place.

November 3, 2017

Blockchain will start out as a platform to enable real-time transparency in logistics. But its future potential could transform trucking operations completely, explains Senior Editor Jack Roberts in his Truck Tech blog.

Tags: Information Technology, TMW Systems, Logistics, Future Trucks, Blockchain

Author: Jack Roberts | Posted @ Friday, November 3, 2017 8:58 AM | » Comments(0)

Blockchain Explained, Part I

Blockchain can be used to manage and monitor every aspecft of a logistics chain in real time. Photo: TMW Systems

October 25, 2017

In Part I of this two-part blog series, HDT senior editor Jack Roberts explains how the widely misunderstood blockchain concept works and how it will soon superpower logistics operations around the globe.

Tags: Technology, Information Technology, Freight, Logistics, Future Trucks, Blockchain

Author: Jack Roberts | Posted @ Wednesday, October 25, 2017 9:17 AM | » Comments(0)

Time to Face The Future Head-On

Blog commentary by Jack Roberts

Newcomers to trucking are looking at established business models and probing for weaknesses with fresh eyes -- and ideas. Photo: Daimler Trucks

August 15, 2017

Tech gurus are flocking to trucking with new ideas and new technology. The time to prepare for the changes that are coming is now, says Jack Roberts in his Truck Tech blog.

Tags: Information Technology, Elon Musk, Amazon.com, Connected Vehicle Technology, Tesla, Uber, Cloud-Based Technology, Future Trucks, Nikola Motor Company

Author: Jack Roberts | Posted @ Tuesday, August 15, 2017 7:24 AM | » Comments(2)

The Future in Your Pocket

Photo: Telogis

February 1, 2017

In the Truck Tech blog, senior editor Jack Roberts explains that smartphones are poised to become the foundational building blocks that will take trucking into a new world of integrated operations and efficiency.

Tags: Big Data, Mobile Apps, Mobile Devices, Information Technology, Frost & Sullivan

Author: Jack Roberts | Posted @ Wednesday, February 1, 2017 2:51 PM | » Comments(4)

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