Information Technology

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March 19, 2018

Q&A: ZF's Emerging Technology Push Gains Steam

ZF has deep roots as a technology pioneer. In this exclusive HDT interview, Mitja Schulz, senior VP and general manager of commercial steering systems for ZF TRW, talks about how the company is serving both North American fleets and OEMs with a growing portfolio of advanced vehicle systems.

March 2, 2018

Omnitracs Pursues a Software Focus with New Trucking Fleet Platform

Omnitracs’ new computing platform, Omnitracs One, is the latest reflection of the trend by technology providers to move from closed, proprietary systems – those in which their software runs on their proprietary hardware – to open systems.

February 22, 2018

ATA Offering Members a Cybercrime Reporting Tool

The American Trucking Associations has launched the Fleet CyWatch service for reporting cybercrimes that affect fleet operations.

January 12, 2018

Penske Logistics Joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance

Penske Logistics has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance, a group dedicated to setting standards for blockchain technology applications developed for transportation.

January 9, 2018

Truck Technology Takes the Stage at the Consumer Electronics Show

For the first time, truck manufacturers are showing off their latest technological advancements at one of the most influential technology shows on the planet in Las Vegas this week.

December 15, 2017

Blockchain Shows Promise for Trucking

Blockchain is a combination of technologies that allow transactions between parties via a trusted, shared ledger. It's a complex sounding process but the shared record-keeping technology is showing promise for trucking applications.

December 14, 2017

How to Make Data Work for You

Analyzing data can improve operations, safety, uptime, profits, and more, but for a lot of fleets the hardest question to answer is where to begin?

November 28, 2017

Blockchain Group Expands to Include All Transportation Types

The group formerly known as the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance has expanded its mission and been renamed the Blockchain in Transport Alliance, reflecting its widened focus on all forms of transportation.

November 3, 2017

Blockchain Explained, Part 2: What Can it Do?

Blockchain will start out as a platform to enable real-time transparency in logistics. But its future potential could transform trucking operations completely, explains Senior Editor Jack Roberts in his Truck Tech blog.

October 27, 2017

Big Data is Generating Big Returns

Data ranging from maintenance costs to video images is increasingly helping fleets to drive down the cost of everything from on-road repairs to collisions. And those who dig a little deeper can realize some of the biggest savings of all.

October 25, 2017

Blockchain Explained, Part I

In Part I of this two-part blog series, HDT senior editor Jack Roberts explains how the widely misunderstood blockchain concept works and how it will soon superpower logistics operations around the globe.

October 6, 2017

Kingsgate Transportation Joins Blockchain in Trucking Alliance

Kingsgate Transportation + Logistics, a non-asset based third-party logistics provider, has become a member of the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance, a group dedicated to setting standards for blockchain applications developed for the transportation industry.

September 18, 2017

TMW Systems Joins Blockchain in Trucking Alliance

TMW Systems has become a charter member of the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance, a group dedicated to setting standards for blockchain applications developed for the transportation industry.

August 21, 2017

New Group Lobbies for Blockchain Adoption by Trucking

The Blockchain in Trucking Alliance is a new group of transportation partners aimed at advancing the adoption of blockchain technology by trucking.

August 15, 2017

Time to Face The Future Head-On

Tech gurus are flocking to trucking with new ideas and new technology. The time to prepare for the changes that are coming is now, says Jack Roberts in his Truck Tech blog.

July 17, 2017

GAO Slams FMSCA for Sluggish IT Effort

The watchdog agency of Congress has roundly criticized the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for not yet modernizing its information technology systems and for failing to fully establish an “investment management framework” for IT.

July 7, 2017

TMW Executive Recognized as Data Visionary

Timothy Leonard, executive vice president, operations and technology for TMW Systems, was recently recognized as a 2017 “Data Visionary” in the Americas Data Heroes Awards program.

April 11, 2017

New Booking and Dispatch Platform Designed for Heavy Haul/Open Deck Carriers

With a focus on heavy haul and open deck, FR8Star offers a marketplace where carriers can bid on loads, book directly with shippers, and manage their fleet, all in one free cloud-based platform.

February 28, 2017

Decisiv Announces New Visualization Platform

Decisiv Inc. says its new service management visualization platform, Insite 2.0, uses the latest cloud technologies to make reporting faster and easier to use for fleet, OEM, lessor and managed maintenance service providers.

February 15, 2017

DB Schenker Buys Stake in Online Freight-Matching Company uShip

Global logistics company DB Schenker reportedly is taking a $25 million stake in U.S.-based uShip, which uses online technology to match freight shippers and carriers.


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