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Carrier Streamlines Communication by Equipping Drivers with Tablets
Drivers at Land Air Express of New England keep in touch with home base and handle all the necessary paperwork through the use of tablets.
By Jim Beach
Drivers at Land Air Express of New England keep in touch with home base and handle all the necessary paperwork through the use of tablets.
121 Ways to Save Fuel
From the equipment you spec and maintain, to the fuel you buy, to driver training and incentives, you’ll find tips for nearly any type of fleet.
By HDT Staff
There’s hardly a fleet out there that wouldn’t like to save money on fuel costs. Maybe you’re not sure where to start. Maybe you feel like you’ve picked all the low-hanging fruit and you’re looking for new ideas. Here’s help. From the equipment you spec and maintain, to the fuel you buy, to driver training and incentives, you’ll find tips for nearly any type of fleet.
Commentary: Inside a Senate Roundtable on Highway Funding
By Tom Sanderson, CEO, Transplace
In late April, Tom Sanderson, CEO of the third-party logistics company Transplace, participated in a roundtable on Capitol Hill about highway funding. As we inch closer to the deadline and the Highway Trust Fund is heading into the red, he offers his impressions of that event.
Commentary: Texting Caught on Tape
The consequences of texting and driving can go far beyond your CSA score, a ticket or even the maximum $11,000 fine from the feds.
By Deborah Lockridge
The consequences of texting and driving can go far beyond your CSA score, a ticket or even the maximum $11,000 fine from the feds.
Driver Ergonomics: Round Pegs and Oval Holes
Driver demographics are driving changes in cab designs.
By Jim Park
As well as being in short supply, trucking’s new recruits are also, shorter generally, and thinner, as well as less likely to want a truck to look and feel like a truck. The challenge for truck makers comes in designing truck cabs to fit an expanding body-size profile, while making the driving environment appealing to people who have different expectations about trucks – all without alienating the existing driver population.

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ALK Products Featured in J.J. Keller’s Fleet Management Tool ALK Technologies announced that its ALK Maps and PC*Miler web services products are now available with J.J. Keller’s Encompass with E-Logs premium edition online fleet management dashboard.
Continental Expands VDO RoadLog HOS Compliance Software Continental Commercial Vehicle & Aftermarket has added capabilities to its VDO RoadLog software to include hours-of-service compliance for Canada, Alaska and oilfield service.
Automated Document Classification from Pegasus TransTech Pegasus TransTech has released Transflo Docu-Type, an automated document classification system that complements the Transflo suite of scanning applications.
Telogis-Volvo Partnership Allows Factory-Installed Fleet Management Capabilities A suite of fleet management applications can now be factory installed on new trucks from Volvo Trucks under a partnership between the truck maker and Telogis.
Vigillo Adds Adjudicated CSA Violations to Data Platform Vigillo has partnered with U.S. Legal Services to add a new premium channel to its Athena business intelligence platform. The new channel will include data from U.S. Legal Services on adjudicated CSA violations.

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