Upgrading Your Legacy IT System
A number of trucking companies – and thousands of other types of businesses for that matter – run their businesses on what would be considered a “legacy” IT sys...
Carriers Caught Between Conflicting Agencies on Hiring
Carriers are required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to take steps to prevent high-risk individuals from driving their trucks. But an initia...
Pushing the Telematics Boundaries
Most large fleets have extensive experience with telematics: GPS location and mobile communications systems that collect data and communicate it back to a serve...
Taking the Costs Out
Whether you operate one truck or 1,000, monitoring and managing costs is one of your most important tasks. Fleets have used technology to help them control cost...
Going Mobile: The BYOD Debate
Mobile computing is quickly becoming the platform of choice. Tablets and smartphones are far outselling laptop or desktop computers in the consumer market, and ...
Keeping Tabs With Fuel Cards
Fleets don’t always have a clear picture of what’s happening with their fuel purchasing plans. That’s become quite clear in the recent Pilot Flying J scandal, w...
Smart Roads, Smart Vehicles
Intelligent highways, smart vehicles, connected transportation systems – sounds like the stuff of the future. In reality, though, many technologies currently fo...
What Data Mining Can Teach You About Your Fleet
Fleet managers can learn new things about their operations by analyzing everything from accidents to wait times.
The High-Tech Shop
In some fleets, shop operations are completely integrated with the computer systems for dispatch, accounting, mobile communications and outside service provider...
Improving Driver Performance with High-Tech Training
Cargo Transporters, Claremont, N.C, wasn’t doing much re-occuring driver training other than a few defensive driving classes, but in 2010 decided to require six...