Big Data

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May 13, 2016

Q&A: Omnitracs' Brad Taylor Talks About Big Data and the Internet of Things

Why does Omnitracs need a vice president of Internet of Things Solutions? We talked to Brad Taylor to find out in this Q&A to learn more about the role of connectivity and big data in trucking and in everyday life.

April 18, 2016

XL Hybrids' XL Link Measures Fleet Vehicle Performance

XL Hybrids, Inc. has introduced XL Link, a cloud-based data analytics system that measures key performance indicators, including MPG performance, and reports carbon dioxide emissions reductions in fleet gasoline-electric hybrids.

April 15, 2016

Ryder’s Bill Dawson Wades into Modern ‘Sea of Data’

MISSISSAUGA, ON — More data is available to the trucking industry today than ever before in its history, to the point that data and maintenance have become integrally linked. But it will take time to figure out how to perfectly integrate this new sea of data into day-to-day business, says Bill Dawson, VP of maintenance operations and engineering for Ryder System Inc.

April 14, 2016

Clean Data, Achievable Goals Keys to Avoiding Information Overload

MISSISSAUGA, ON – Kirk Altrichter, vice president of maintenance for Nebraska-based Crete Carrier, says the ability to gather maintenance data in real time is nothing short of amazing. But what do you do with it? Second in our series from the Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit on the role of data in modern maintenance operations.

April 14, 2016

Big Data Can Guide Big Maintenance Decisions, Panel Says

"In the perfect world, I’d like to see a truck tell me what’s wrong with it,” said Crete Carrier's Kirk Altrichter in a panel at the inaugural Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit. Learn more in this first installment of a series on the role of data in modern maintenance operations.

February 11, 2016

Gauging Trucking’s Digital Disruptors

No fewer than five technology-based “disruptors” to freight transportation were identified in a recent survey of carrier/3PL/broker, shipper and trucking supplier executives conducted by Princeton Consulting.

December 1, 2015

ALK Adds More Traffic and Routing Overlays to Maps

ALK Technologies has added new map overlays to its ALK Maps mapping platform that provide visual information for better route planning and data insight.

October 21, 2015

SMC³ Buys Cost-Modeling Software Company

Data solutions provider SMC³ has acquired Maryland-based fleet management software companyTransportation Costing Group.

October 15, 2015

Data Analysis is Lowering Fleet Costs

Over a quarter of large fleets say data analysis is reducing operating costs by at least $4,000 annually per truck, according to a recent survey by Fleet Advantage.

October 12, 2015

Accuracy of Truck Fuel Usage Data Called Into Question

The data coming from a truck's engine computer may not be the most accurate gauge of fuel economy according to a new report.

October 8, 2015

Aeris, Isotrak Announce Fleet Telematics Partnership

Aeris has partnered with Isotrak Ltd. to provide improved cellular connectivity and data analytics for Isotrak fleet telematics customers in the U.S. and other global markets.

September 15, 2015

J.J. Keller Service Aggregates Driver Data

J.J. Keller’s Driver DataSense Service aggregates the stream of data from a fleet’s onboard technology, paper logs and time sheets.

September 4, 2015

GPS Insight Releases Hours-of-Service Solution

GPS Insight announced the release of the new GPS Insight Hours of Service solution enabling organizations with a paperless Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) compliant system.

June 5, 2015

Big Data Generated $93 Million in Trucking Last Year

Big data analytics generated $93.9 million in revenue in the trucking industry in 2014, according to research firm Frost & Sullivan, which projected that amount would grow to $1.6 billion by 2022.

May 28, 2015

Vigillo Releases Tool for Handling Bigger Data

Vigillo announced that it has released the first of Athena’s second generation reporting tools to handle bigger data.

December 16, 2014

Big Data & Trucking

Trucking operations generate billions of pieces of information each day, and fleet managers are learning how to put it all to use.

October 5, 2014

Vigillo Upgrades CSA Alerts

SAN DIEGO – Vigillo LLC is upgrading its daily CSA Alert emails, integrating the power of Vigillo's Athena Business Intelligence "big data" platform to greatly enhance the information delivered on a daily basis to Vigillo’s CSA subscribers.

September 9, 2014

FTR, Internet Truckstop Team up for Analysis of 'Big Data' from Load Transactions

FTR and Internet Truckstop announced a new strategic partnership to bring FTR's analysis and forecasting skills to bear on the "big data" collected by the freight-matching technology provider.

September 9, 2014

Vigillo Adds Features to Athena Data Platform

Vigillo is upgrading the Athena big data platform with new capabilities and features including customized fuel and maintenance dashboards.

July 10, 2014

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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