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High-tech Savings at the Fuel Island
High-tech Savings at the Fuel Island

April 8, 2013
Truckstop operators have always used technology to meet customer needs and remain competitive. From relatively low-tech devices such as pay phones and fax...

The Art & Science of Routing
The Art & Science of Routing

February 26, 2013
Whether truckload, LTL, local delivery or any other type of operation, all fleets want the same thing: to get their work done as quickly and as safely...

Document Management on the Road
Document Management on the Road

February 11, 2013
Although technology has been able to reduce the trucking industry's reliance on paper, it hasn't been able to completely cut it out. Paperwork still has to...

Diagnostics on the Move: Telematics Help Fleets Stay Ahead in Maintenance

November 30, 2012
Technology in the shop is nothing new; in fact, it's absolutely necessary to diagnose, troubleshoot and repair today's trucks. But fleets are finding there...

5 things you should know about cloud computing
5 things you should know about cloud computing

November 2, 2012
Cloud computing has been getting a lot of attention in the information technology space. Before you put your head in the cloud, though, there are some...

Save Fuel, Ease Stress with in-Cab Nav
Save Fuel, Ease Stress with in-Cab Nav

September 17, 2012
In-cab navigation improves fleet efficiency and safety and can help cut driver stress. Reducing out-of-route miles alone may be enough to pay for some...

Fleets Find Benefits in EOBRs
Fleets Find Benefits in EOBRs

July 23, 2012
In the first year after adopting electronic logs, Cargo Transporters, Claremont, N.C., had not only reduced out-of-service violations related to hours of...

IT and MPG
IT and MPG

June 28, 2012
In the abstract, reducing fuel cost represents a pretty straightforward undertaking: Get as many miles as possible out of every gallon of fuel, pay as...

How Swift Transportation Got Back on Track
How Swift Transportation Got Back on Track

June 7, 2012
SAN DIEGO -- "It doesn't matter if you are big or small, the principles are the same," said Richard Stocking, president and COO of Swift Transportation, in...

It's All About the Miles: Routing and Dispatch Systems

March 22, 2012
Years ago, fleets would spend the overnight hours manually figuring out which route a driver would take the next day. Today, routing and dispatch software...