Disruption is the Latest Technology Buzzword
June 19, 2015
The key disrupter in recent years has been the Internet, which has changed the way a number of industries operate. In trucking, e-commerce has profoundly...
Mining Data for Fuel Savings
June 16, 2015
Fleet use of technologies to reduce costs is nothing new. Along with increased productivity and efficiency, cutting fuel costs was a big reason fleets...
Cameras in the Cab
May 21, 2015
Truck fleets are increasingly deploying in-cab video systems as part of their technological arsenal to increase safety and security.
Using Technology to Manage Trucks in Stormy Weather
May 20, 2015
Transport America is able to keep trucks moving in stormy weather using the Weather Alerts feature of ALK Maps.
4 Ways Technology Can Improve Fleet Operations
May 11, 2015
Information technology permeates all parts of a successful trucking fleet's operations today, and sessions at ALK's Transportation Technology Summit last...
Attracting and Retaining Drivers with Satellite TV
April 23, 2015
Cargo Transporters recently started installing in-cab satellite TV systems in some of its trucks and the driver feedback has been encouraging.
Where the Connected Fleet is Headed
April 15, 2015
While self-driving trucks plying smart streets in smart cities may be decades away, for most carriers, the connected fleet is a reality and that...
Online Load Boards Keep Freight Moving
March 31, 2015
Truckers, shippers, brokers and third-party logistics providers have more options than ever to find trucks or loads and to do so much quicker.
What It's Like To Eliminate Paper Logs
March 24, 2015
Tank carrier Langer Transport tossed aside paper driver logs for good this January, opting to switch over to an automated hours-of-service application from...
Technology Drives Down CSA Scores
March 20, 2015
When it comes to improving fleet operations, no matter the immediate issue at hand, technology, in all its forms, is becoming the “go-to” tool.