Explaining the Internet of [Trucking] Things
OEMs are increasingly getting involved in the web of smart devices, sensors and data.
Carrier Streamlines Communication by Equipping Drivers with Tablets
Drivers at Land Air Express of New England keep in touch with home base and handle all the necessary paperwork through the use of tablets.
Safety Technologies: The New Frontier
From collision avoidance to cameras, from rollover prevention to analytics, technology is rapidly changing the safety landscape.
Q&A: PeopleNet’s Brian McLaughlin
PeopleNet's Brian McLaughlin talks about the company post-acquisition, telematics trends, the rate of technological change, the 'Internet of Things" and more.
Is Cloud Computing Right For You?
Today, fleets have an alternative to on-site rooms full of computer servers – using a hosted environment for your computing needs, known as cloud computing. In ...
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 ...