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What Can Mobile Apps Do For You?
What Can Mobile Apps Do For You?

December 15, 2015
There are hundreds of applications for commercial truck drivers and fleet managers and more are announced every week - so how do you navigate the blizzard...

Looming Capacity Crunch Could Lead to Trucking Golden Age
Looming Capacity Crunch Could Lead to Trucking Golden Age

September 15, 2015
Finding enough drivers to keep trucks on the road has long been a problem for trucking companies, and that problem is only expected to get worse. But the...

4 Ways Technology Can Improve Fleet Operations
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
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.

ELD Mandate On the Way, Says FMCSA Official
ELD Mandate On the Way, Says FMCSA Official

February 12, 2015
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will publish its final rule mandating the use of electronic logging devices some time this year, according...

Safety Managers Talk Improving Safety with Technology
Safety Managers Talk Improving Safety with Technology

February 10, 2015
Participants in a panel at the Omnitracs Outlook User Conference shared some of the ways they have used technology to improve their CSA scores and overall...

E-log Vendors Busy Implementing HOS Changes
E-log Vendors Busy Implementing HOS Changes

December 18, 2014
The recently enacted change to drivers hours-of-service rules, scrapping parts of the restart provision adopted in July 2013, has prompted telematics and...

Understanding the Driver Shortage
Understanding the Driver Shortage

September 23, 2014
For truckload carriers, the number one problem is the driver shortage – but the reasons go beyond pay, said Stifel's John Larkin at TMW Systems’ annual user...

Trucking Productivity Facing Challenges
Trucking Productivity Facing Challenges

September 22, 2014
Logistics cost as a percent of GDP has been declining over the last 30 years, from 16% before deregulation to 8% now. But while logistics costs have been...

Carrier Streamlines Communication by Equipping Drivers with Tablets
Carrier Streamlines Communication by Equipping Drivers with Tablets

June 25, 2014
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.

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