For the moderately sized retail and grocery fleets that work with third-party logistics provider Zipline Logistics, the effect of the electronic logging device mandate isn’t as significant as the driver shortage.
Today’s fleet tracking technology can provide an overwhelming amount of data. Fleets that have a data management strategy will be able to make the most of this sea of information.
The American Transportation Research Institute has launched an initiative to collect and warehouse anonymized electronic logging device data to help the industry address other industry problems.
J.J. Keller & Associates has added the SmartAssign enhancement to its Encompass electronic logging system to help fleets manage unassigned driving events.
When it comes to managing electronic logging devices in the back office, “Obviously, the big thing is to monitor for violations,” according to Annette Sandberg, CEO of TransSafe Consulting and a former administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.