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The Human Element, First and Foremost
The Human Element, First and Foremost

October 20, 2017
The rate of change and complexity of new technology can be daunting. But technology is simply a tool to make our jobs -- and our lives -- easier.

Fleets Share Best Practices on Implementing New Technologies
Fleets Share Best Practices on Implementing New Technologies

September 20, 2017
Looking at technology as a problem-solver first can go a long way toward its successful deployment in real-world fleet operations. A panel discussion at...

TMC Panel Educates Fleets on Real-World Electric Truck Operation
TMC Panel Educates Fleets on Real-World Electric Truck Operation

September 20, 2017
Calculating recharging times, driver training and overcoming “range anxiety” were just a few of the topics covered at an electric truck panel discussion at...

TMC's New Chairman on Trucking's Race to the Future
TMC's New Chairman on Trucking's Race to the Future

March 20, 2017
“I’m really thinking a lot about the ‘TMC of Tomorrow,'" says Glen McDonald, for whom assuming the chairmanship of the ATA's Technology & Maintenance...

Trump Talks Infrastructure – But Will He Go Far Enough?
Trump Talks Infrastructure – But Will He Go Far Enough?

January 8, 2018
President Trump and Republicans have moved on to talking about infrastructure. But are they talking about the right kind of infrastructure trucking will...

The Future in Your Pocket
The Future in Your Pocket

February 1, 2017
In the Truck Tech blog, senior editor Jack Roberts explains that smartphones are poised to become the foundational building blocks that will take trucking...

Hyperloop: A Faster Future for Freight?
Hyperloop: A Faster Future for Freight?

April 7, 2017
Advocates say hyperloop travel tubes will one day shoot passenger and cargo pods between cities faster than the speed of sound. But even if they don't, it's...

Real-World Fuel Economy Challenge to Hit the Road in September
Real-World Fuel Economy Challenge to Hit the Road in September

April 6, 2017
In September, a contingent of trucks from fleets around the country will hit the road to see if their special blend of vehicles, technology and drivers can...

Alignment and Balancing: Hassle, or Worth the Hustle?
Alignment and Balancing: Hassle, or Worth the Hustle?

September 29, 2017
There are three strong arguments in favor of a good tire alignment and balancing program, experts say: Fuel, tread life, and drivers.

The Knight-Swift Merger: Lessons from the History of Ocean Shipping
The Knight-Swift Merger: Lessons from the History of Ocean Shipping

April 11, 2017
After World War II, the maritime shipping industry was dealing with pressure for larger loads, faster deliveries, new technology and rising equipment costs....