While some fleets may view electronic logging devices only as a regulatory requirement, the data they collect can be integrated with mobile communication and back-office systems to improve efficiency, long-range planning and safety.
"The Speedco team has taught the Love’s team a lot about speed of service." We talked to Love's about what's next as it expands the Speedco tire and lube service network it bought a year ago.
Today, technologies can monitor and report on a variety of things such as tire pressure, box temperature, reefer condition, and battery levels, that can be reported directly to fleet managers in real time. So how do you know if these technologies are right for your fleet?
Among the technologies that are making their way into trucking that were highlighted at Trimble’s in.sight 2018 user conference and expo was the concept of edge computing or analytics.
A unified and open computing platform shared by all its product lines, customers, and vendors is a key to Trimble’s businesses within the trucking and logistics space.
Applying blockchain technology to trucking may hold promise in the future, but at the present, its application in the industry is somewhere between “hype and reality."
At the In.Sight 2018 user conference, Trimble president Bryn Fosburgh said he was most excited about the news announcing the transition of TMW Systems, PeopleNet, ALK, and 10-4 Systems under the Trimble name.
Under the Trump administration, regulatory activity at the FMCSA has decreased – but enforcement activity has increased, according to Dave Osiecki, president of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting, speaking at a session during the Trimble In.Sight user conference.
At Trimble's annual In.Sight user conference, the software provider has announced plans to unify TMW, PeopleNet and 104 Systems under the Trimble name.
Whether you rip out your old system or upgrade your current one, keeping pace with technology is key to success.