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FMCSA chooses strictest option in EOBR rule; industry reaction supportive with reservations. (Photo by Trackwell ADS)

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E-Logs: A New Era

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration opted for the strictest approach it could take in its new requirement for electronic onboard recorders, announced last month

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2010 Truck Fleet Innovators on E-Logs: A New Era

This month, Heavy Duty Trucking's 2010 Truck Fleet Innovators offer their viewpoints on and experiences with electronic logs.

While drivers may be skeptical at first, most find that electric logging technology makes their lives easier, reducing paperwork and increasing their productivity. (Photo by Alamo Cement Co.)

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E-Logs: 21st Century Timesheets

Refrigerated carrier Pollywog Transportation underwent a safety audit in 2006 after someone made an accusation against the company

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Et Tu Greece? Makes For Crazy Ride on the Fleet Fuel Express

Greece provided help last week to the fleet fuel markets helping drive down fuel costs by over $11 a barrel for crude oil and near 30 cents a gallon for diesel fuel

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E-Logs: A Critical Strategy for Safety, Compliance and Productivity

Electronic logs may be the workhorse of software for the trucking industry when it comes to helping firms meet safety, compliance and productivity goals

In the EU, the driver's smart card, top, is inserted into the vehicle unit portion of the digital tachograph, above. But there have been reports of the data on the card and the VU not matching up, among other problems.

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Electronic logbooks in Europe: Endless row of misfortunes, or a paper pusher's dream?

Many in the trucking technology world were relieved that the U.S. government decided to go with a "standards-based" regulation for electronic onboard recorders, rather than a technical specifications approach

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Fuel Prices are Pumping Up!

If you read last month's feature article we talked about all of the negative things that were happening that we believe will cause fleet fuel prices to go up throughout the rest of the year

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Geofencing Breaks Efficiency Boundaries

Geofencing is a key driver of a paperless environment, with the power to optimize back-office and driver efficiency, customer service, asset protection and safety

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Can Fleet Fuel Fraud Happen to You?

In fleet fueling there are many ways your employees can steal fuel from you. Most companies truly believe, it can't happen to me

Jeannie Martinez, a customer service representative for Fox Intermodal Corp. of Kenilworth, N.J., begins working at the menu screen of Aljex Software. (Photo by Aljex Software)

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Into the Cloud: The Latest in Web-Based Software

"Houston, we have a problem," is a phrase you'll probably never hear from Houston-based Crane Cartage, which provides ground transportation and logistics service

USEFUL WHITEPAPERS
Turning Big Data into Actionable Safety Intelligence
The ability to access or analyze big data, especially in real-time as it streams in, can have an enormous impact on a business, particularly if it is used to predict the onset of an event or provide insight into how to transform a process or operation. Some fleet managers are beginning to call this “Actionable Safety Intelligence.” Here’s why.
The Right ELD
Driving Profitability From The ELD Mandate. With paper logbooks gone and the ELD now standard, how can trucking companies of all sizes meet the FMCSA ELD Mandate and boost productivity and efficiency?
Connectivity: How Advanced Vehicle Technology Is Changing the Transportation Industry
In this report, you’ll discover the new types of advanced vehicle technology that is changing the industry, how these technologies affect your fleet, and how you can prepare for the future of the transportation industry.
A Smarter Approach to Growing Your Fleet
The traditional approach to managing business growth is to add more staff, vehicles and warehouses. Mobile resource management (MRM) solutions can help fleets and the people who manage them be more strategic about how they use their existing resources.
7 Benefits of Bundling ELD & Fleet Tracking Solutions
While the ELD mandate may add a seemingly burdensome requirement to fleets, it is also an opportunity to increase operational efficiencies. Download this ebook and learn 7 possible benefits of bundling an ELD solution with a telematics solution.
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