Deploying a mix of asset tracking, door sensors, cameras, cargo sensing systems, tire pressure monitoring systems and other technologies can help optimize trailer/container utilization, protect valuable cargo, and increase profitability.
Roll back 40 years. Qualcomm had not yet pioneered in-cab satellite communications and interstate drivers had to contact dispatchers, shippers, and receivers the old-fashioned way — by payphone.
Progressive Insurance is offering heavy truck roadside assistance as optional coverage to its commercial auto customers.
Five bills recently advanced by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee would affect trucking, including truck parking and driver licensing. Two trucking groups have mixed responses.
American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index fell 1.7% in April after decreasing 2.8% in March. In April, the index equaled 112.7 (2015=100) compared with 114.7 in March.
Find out why Thurman Register, senior fleet manager, Ferguson Enterprises, was named a 2023 HDT Truck Fleet Innovator.