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TECHNOLOGY UPDATE

Carrier 360 by J.B. Hunt, the company’s digital freight-matching platform, also gives carriers...

How Technology is Making Logistics More Efficient

Forward-thinking motor carriers and brokers are investing in data-driven technology — and we don’t mean the IT people who come fix your computer.

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With a less-than-truckload operation that uses owner-operators and small carriers, managing the...

How Data Drove Roadrunner's Big Comeback

Roadrunner Transportation was near death’s door in 2017. Today, it bills itself as “transportation’s greatest comeback story.” Find out how data and machine learning helped the LTL carrier come back from the brink.

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The TMC display showed some of the information provided by Fontain's SmartConnect fifth wheel...

Fontaine Brings Brains to the Fifth Wheel

Fontaine's SmartConnect is a smart information system that will provide data and feedback fleets need to make better fifth wheel operating and maintenance decisions.

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Using real-time cloud connectivity, ZF's Scalar sends fleets the information they need to always...

ZF Brings ABS-Based Smart Trailer Solution to North America

ZF's Scalar gives fleets access to critical trailer metrics in a simple dashboard, with just one hardware device and the Scalar user dashboard.

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“The tweener lane between Dallas and Atlanta is long and difficult to staff, so it perfectly...

Forward Air Begins Autonomous Trucking Service Between Dallas and Atlanta

Forward Air and Kodiak Robotic will operate autonomous freight service 24 hours per day, six days per week between a nearly 800-mile freight lane, making three round trips weekly.

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Phillips Connect will launch CargoVision, SolarNet and StealthNet in the second and third...

Phillips Connect to Begin Smart Trailer Product Production in Mexico

Phillips Connect will begin producing CargoVision, SolarNet and StealthNet in the second and third quarter of 2023 in North America.

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The 20-foot trucks transporting refrigerated and frozen goods will operate seven days per week.

Kroger to Deploy Gatik Autonomous Box Trucks

Gatik will deploy multiple autonomous trucks for Kroger, transporting shipments consisting of groceries, foodstuffs, and general merchandise on a continuous service loop from Kroger’s Distribution Center.

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Loadsmith, a third-party capacity-as-a-service logistics platform for shippers and carriers,...

The Growth of Trailer Pools

Drop-and-hook and trailer pools aren’t exactly new ideas, but technology has made it possible to vastly expand their use.

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HDT Editors Honored for Technical, Climate Change Coverage

Five Heavy Duty Trucking editors have been named finalists in the 69th Jesse H. Neal Awards honoring business-to-business (B2B) journalism.

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