Mobile Apps as Brokers
November 18, 2015
According to a report by consultancy firm Frost & Sullivan, mobile apps are leading the way to what they call “the Uberization” of trucking, or mobile-based...
Changing How Fleets Buy Onboard Computers
October 19, 2015
Volvo, Mack, Omnitracs have inked a deal for fleet management services straight from the factory.
Using Technology to Improve Workflow
October 15, 2015
Workflow can take automation way beyond simply replacing the pen and paper with a smartphone into which a driver keys information.
Carriers Want Support, Customization From Software Vendors
September 30, 2015
Vendor customization and electronic data integration were the top vendor and software factors fleet managers consider when buying software, according to a...
7 Steps to Getting the Most From Your Software
September 22, 2015
Trucking companies make significant investments in software systems — to become more efficient, safer and more profitable. But not all have the same level...
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...