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Where the Connected Fleet is Headed

Where the Connected Fleet is Headed

While self-driving trucks plying smart streets in smart cities may be decades away, for most carriers, the connected fleet is a reality and that connectivity will only increase down the road.

April 15, 2015

Online Load Boards Keep Freight Moving

Online Load Boards Keep Freight Moving

Truckers, shippers, brokers and third-party logistics providers have more options than ever to find trucks or loads and to do so much quicker.

March 31, 2015

What It's Like To Eliminate Paper Logs

What It's Like To Eliminate Paper Logs

Tank carrier Langer Transport tossed aside paper driver logs for good this January, opting to switch over to an automated hours-of-service application from Omnitracs LLC.

March 24, 2015

Technology Drives Down CSA Scores

Technology Drives Down CSA Scores

When it comes to improving fleet operations, no matter the immediate issue at hand, technology, in all its forms, is becoming the “go-to” tool.

March 20, 2015

Using Technology To Grow and Stay Competitive
ELD Mandate On the Way, Says FMCSA Official

ELD Mandate On the Way, Says FMCSA Official

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will publish its final rule mandating the use of electronic logging devices some time this year, according to Joe DeLorenzo, director of FMCSA’s office of enforcement and compliance.

February 12, 2015

Mobile Devices Could Become Profit Centers for Carriers
Safety Managers Talk Improving Safety with Technology
Omnitracs User Conference Kicks Off With a Bang
3PLs Today and Tomorrow

3PLs Today and Tomorrow

Outsourcing their transportation management functions to 3PLs gives shippers more flexibility to meet their shipping needs and access to the latest transportation management technologies.

January 29, 2015

Using Telematics to Boost Truck and Cargo Security

Using Telematics to Boost Truck and Cargo Security

The advent of the "Internet of Things" concept in trucks helps fleets improve security for vehicles, drivers and cargo, with smart devices, locks and sensors that do their work in the background.

January 8, 2015

E-log Vendors Busy Implementing HOS Changes

E-log Vendors Busy Implementing HOS Changes

The recently enacted change to drivers hours-of-service rules, scrapping parts of the restart provision adopted in July 2013, has prompted telematics and e-log providers to hustle out updates to their hours-of-service applications.

December 18, 2014

Big Data & Trucking

Big Data & Trucking

Trucking operations generate billions of pieces of information each day, and fleet managers are learning how to put it all to use.

December 16, 2014

Omnitracs Talks About Its XRS Acquisition

Omnitracs Talks About Its XRS Acquisition

Omnitracs announced it had agreed to acquire XRS Corp., Minneapolis, in a deal valued at $178 million. Approved unanimously by XRS’ board of directors, the deal is expected to be finalized by the fourth quarter of this year.

November 3, 2014