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FMCSA Safety Chief Opens Zonar User Conference

FMCSA Safety Chief Opens Zonar User Conference

You'd better be getting ready for new hours of service rules that go into effect July 1, to be followed by proposed rules for electronic logs. That, along with an emphasis on enforcement, was the message from Jack Van Steenburg, chief safety officer for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, in his keynote speech for Zonar Systems' inaugural users’ conference.

May 16, 2013

Questions Continue about CSA; Logs, Lamps Top CSA Violations

Questions Continue about CSA; Logs, Lamps Top CSA Violations

“CSA has had an effect on safety, but people want to make sure their scores are correct and fair,” said Rob Abbott, vice president of safety policy, American Trucking Associations during an update on the program at the recent Zonar user’s conference held in San Antonio last week. Also part of the update, Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance head Steve Keppler went over the top CSA violations.

May 22, 2013

Fleets Could Save Big With Mobile Technologies

Fleets Could Save Big With Mobile Technologies

Trucking fleets are leaving an average of nearly a half-million dollars in operational savings on the table by not taking full advantage of mobile technologies they may already utilize, according to a report from Intermec, Everett, Wash.

July 17, 2013

Omnitracs Celebrates Platform's 30th Anniversary

PeopleNet Releases Analysis on Mobile Devices in Trucking

Saying they wanted to clarify some misconceptions in the marketplace regarding mobile devices, PeopleNet, Minnetonka, Minn., released an analysis comparing the mobile options of BYOD (bring your own device) and COPE (company-owned, personally enabled).

July 29, 2013

XRS, Samsung Integrated Software-Device Package Addresses BYOD Problems
Report Shows Truck Enforcement Disparities

Report Shows Truck Enforcement Disparities

That some states enforce specific commercial vehicle regulations more aggressively than other states is no secret. Some states are known for citing truckers for light and lamp violations, others for seat belts and others for hours of service violations. And there is CSA data to prove it.

September 17, 2013

TMW's Dave Wangler on the Cloud, Mobile, and Changing Technology

TMW's Dave Wangler on the Cloud, Mobile, and Changing Technology

ANAHEIM, CA -- As trucking moves to take advantage of rapid changes happening in computer technology, there is both risk and opportunity, said TMW Systems President Dave Wangler in his opening remarks at TMW's Transforum 2013 user conference and in a one-on-one-interview.

September 23, 2013

6 Myths About the Economy

6 Myths About the Economy

“I think it’s pretty astounding this economy continues to grow when you think about the shocks it’s taken," said Bob Costello, chief economist & vice president, American Trucking Associations, speaking at TMW Systems’ Transforum user conference in Anaheim, Calif., Tuesday.

September 24, 2013

ATA Economist: Industry Faces Capacity Crunch

ATA Economist: Industry Faces Capacity Crunch

ANAHEIM -- The trucking industry is looking at a severe capacity crunch in coming years with a variety of factors contributing to the situation, according to Bob Costello, chief economist of the American Trucking Associations.

September 24, 2013

3PL Segment Growing 2-3 Times Faster Than GDP

3PL Segment Growing 2-3 Times Faster Than GDP

The third-party logistics industry has been growing two to three times faster than GDP, totaling about $157 billion per year, according to Robert Voltmann, president and CEO of the Transportation Intermediaries Association.

September 27, 2016

TMW Introduces Mobile Applications for Innovative IES
Pegasus TransTech Announces Integration with Pilot Flying J Mobile App
PeopleNet and TMW Recognize Innovators at User Conference