Fleet Management


Trucking in the 21st Century

How technology, from e-commerce to autonomous vehicles, is reshaping trucking and logistics.

David Heller Photo: TCA


Q&A: TCA's David Heller on the Regulatory Landscape

Late last month, HDT quizzed David Heller on how the trucking regulatory landscape might shape up this year. He’s got an excellent vantage point on all that, having recently been promoted by the Truckload Carriers Association from director of safety and policy to vice president of government affairs.

Source: DAT Solutions 2016


Analysis: Lessons From Interesting Times in the Spot Market

Traditionally, transportation and logistics managers start planning in earnest for the coming bid season with a look back at the previous year for indicators about the future. Well, consider that tradition officially “bucked.”


A Look Back at 2016

Now that 2016 is behind us, for this special New Year's Day (observed) newsletter, we wanted to reflect on the year that just ended by compiling lists and stories to encapsulate 2016 from the trucking industry’s perspective.

Photo courtesy of Kenworth


Remote Diagnostics Add Up for Dart Transit

Dart Transit has had improved uptime and fewer tows on its fleet of 300 Kenworth T680s running the remote diagnostics program Kenworth TruckTech+.

Photo courtesy of Today's Trucking


Happy Holidays From Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine

Heavy Duty Trucking’s staff will be out of the office today and Monday for the Christmas holiday weekend and will be back to cover trucking news on Dec. 27.


Q&A: SunteckTTS Leaders on Merger, Technology

Sunteck Transport Group and TTS Holdings just officially closed a merger deal creating what they say will be one of the largest multimodal, agent-based freight management service providers in the U.S. We talked to the leaders of the new entity about the merger and how technology is changing the industry.

Deborah Lockridge


Commentary: Lessons from an Election

Editor in chief Deborah Lockridge contemplates the lessons of the volatile 2016 presidential election and what the trucking industry can learn from it.


The Next Generation: HDT's Emerging Leaders

Meet HDT's inaugural Emerging Leaders, a group of young professionals who are influential, innovative and successful, who can point to outstanding accomplishments and leadership qualities, and who have a passion for the trucking industry.

Source: Bureau of Transportation Statistics


Analysis: The Uncertainty of a New President

After an uncertain first half of the year, we finally got the economic news that we had been hoping for with third-quarter GDP. But no sooner were we breathing sighs of relief, everything becomes uncertain…again.

Driver Incentives that Work
The right driver incentives can have a powerful impact on safety. Learn from safety leaders at three organizations how to engage drivers with rewards and incentives that work. Optimize your own program with remedies for 6 common challenges.

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