Automation

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October 17, 2017

Commentary: Let's Look More Closely at Automation in Trucking

As it currently stands, autonomous technology is impractical anywhere except on smooth and easy highways in good weather, says Executive Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood in his October column.

April 11, 2017

'Made by Human Workers:' Will There be a Backlash Against Automation?

More and more people are starting to question how beneficial the large-scale automation of jobs will be for society as a whole. But all the robots in the world can't overcome the will of the people and the power of the almighty dollar. Jack Roberts has more in the Truck Tech Blog.

March 22, 2017

An Automated Future, First, Bendix Says

A future filled with fully autonomous cars and trucks remains a long way away, Bendix leaders said in a sit-down at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Jack Roberts has more in his Truck Tech blog.

July 22, 2016

Commentary: Autonomous by Retrofit

A $30,000 self-driving kit available as an aftermarket retrofit for existing trucks... strikes me as something pretty remarkable.

October 15, 2015

Using Technology to Improve Workflow

Workflow can take automation way beyond simply replacing the pen and paper with a smartphone into which a driver keys information.

October 31, 2014

Automation: A Better Way to Recruit Drivers

Workflow management tools, analytics and behavioral assessment can make the hiring process easier and quicker.

October 17, 2014

Automation is Taking Over

Why bother adding the ability to shift a crash box to the training required by a newbie driver?

June 16, 2013

Survey Says: Benefits of Automation Well Recognized Among Truck Fleets

Mangers at trucking fleets of all sizes and applications believe that technology can lead to significant improvements in their operations, according to a survey of trucking firms commissioned by the data capture and information management company, Intermec.

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