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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...

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...

More than Miles: Routing/Mileage Companies Branch Out
More than Miles: Routing/Mileage Companies Branch Out

March 1, 2012
In trucking, miles are currency, and there are few companies that have become more synonymous with trucking than commercial routing and mileage software...

Using Technology to Help Cut Main CSA Violations: Speeding and Log Violations
Using Technology to Help Cut Main CSA Violations: Speeding and Log Violations

January 17, 2012
When the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration rolled out its Compliance, Safety, Accountability program in late 2010, a number of carriers were...

Big-Fleet IT Functionality for Smaller Fleets
Big-Fleet IT Functionality for Smaller Fleets

December 19, 2011
When it comes to serving customers, small carriers have the same requirements as the largest. If a small carrier can respond to a customer's demands as well...

Trucks Talk Back: Advanced Onboard Telematics

July 10, 2011
As a truck driver guides his rig along an interstate highway hundreds of miles from home, he might have a tendency to feel lonely. Yet in many cases, a...