As technologies that collect data have become more readily available and affordable, fleets of all sizes have begun studying the data from various sources within their business.
Wireless carriers are planning to sunset portions of their wireless networks that run on 2G and 3G technologies from 2020 to 2022, potentially impacting thousands of mobile devices used in trucking.
As the pandemic has emphasized the complex nature of supply chains, technology increasingly allows shippers and carriers to stay better connected and improve efficiency.
From remote dispatch to information clearinghouses, trucking technology shows its value during the shutdown
Trucking companies have been using a variety of technologies to keep their employees safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
News of major hacks against companies, governments and other organizations has become common. No organization, it appears, is immune from cyber threats, and trucking has become a heavily targeted industry.
A unified workflow application that allows drivers to access multiple applications from one device with only one login is the central goal of Omnitracs Drive.
A Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration official points out that the agency's ongoing effort to revise the hours-of-service rule is still in the works, with the goal being "to provide some flexibility" to the key regulation affecting commercial truck drivers in the U.S.
The company that was the first to put a computer in the cab of a truck is now working to move beyond being a hardware provider, said Omnitracs CEO Ray Greer, kicking off the company’s annual user conference – the need for which was highlighted by an outage last year.
Long before the information technology revolution, “Where’s my load?” was a constant question from shippers. Technology has made providing an answer much easier for carriers.
The FMCSA’s Joe DeLorenzo discussed the upcoming ELD transition deadline during the Trimble in.sight 2019 user conference in Houston.
Trimble in.sight attendees got an update on regulatory "hot topics" for trucking, including hours of service, drug testing, and more.
Working together and collaboration was a major focus of the Trimble in.sight 2019 user conference, which kicked off Sept. 16 with the slogan ‘the power of together.’
Blockchain technology has been a hot topic at many industry conferences over the last few years.The technology offers loads of promise for the supply chain, but we’re not quite there yet.
ELDs give all fleets the opportunity to reap benefits by mining and analyzing their ELD data. Like any mining operation, you need tools to unearth the true nuggets.