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Trimble Invests in Shipping Software Provider 3GTMS
Food Safety Rules Could Create Headaches for Carriers

Food Safety Rules Could Create Headaches for Carriers

Fleets that haul food products should take a proactive approach with their food service clients to ensure a smooth implementation of rules governing the transport of foods under the Food Safety Modernization Act, signed into law in 2011.

April 7, 2014

New Technologies Will Create Challenges for Transportation

New Technologies Will Create Challenges for Transportation

Technological changes can happen very quickly and if companies are not prepared to recognize and embrace these changes, they could end up going out of business as the new technologies make their products or services obsolete.

September 15, 2015

Managing Time Theme of TMW User Conference, New Products
Economy Improving, But Challenges Abound

Economy Improving, But Challenges Abound

There are a number of positives for the U.S. economy and for trucking going forward, but a number of “headwinds” remain. That according to John Larkin, managing director of the investment firm Stifel, Nicolaus & Company.

September 14, 2015

PeopleNet Announces New Integrations

PeopleNet Announces New Integrations

PeopleNet announced new Road Call integration features between its fleet management system and TMW’s TNT Fleet Maintenance software that automates the way drivers alert fleet managers and maintenance personnel of breakdowns.

September 15, 2015

OEM-Provided Telematics Platforms Could 'Disrupt' Industry

OEM-Provided Telematics Platforms Could 'Disrupt' Industry

OEM powertrain integration will ultimately positively disrupt the telematics industry, according to Matthew Pfaffenback, director of telematics, Daimler Trucks North America, speaking at the ALK Transportation Technology Summit.

May 8, 2015

Perry: Economy Improving, But Volatile

Perry: Economy Improving, But Volatile

The economy is in a “particularly volatile state,” with some saying it is going up while others think it is going down, according to Noel Perry, founder of Transport Economics, speaking at the ALK Transportation Technology Summit.

May 6, 2015

What Do CIOs Want from Technology?

What Do CIOs Want from Technology?

Trucking technology executives talked about strategies, gamification, analytics and more during the ALK Transportation Technology Summit.

May 8, 2015

FMCSA Makes Changes to SMS Website to Improve User Experience

FMCSA Makes Changes to SMS Website to Improve User Experience

An FMCSA representative offers a guide to the changes in the website that hosts and displays safety information under the government's Compliance, Safety, Accountability enforcement program plus a rules update at TMW's annual user conference.

September 24, 2014

TMW's Wangler Talks Trucking Changes

TMW's Wangler Talks Trucking Changes

More than 1,900 trucking company executives, driver managers, dispatchers, IT managers and other personnel were on hand for TMW Systems’ Transforum 2014, the company’s annual user conference.

September 22, 2014

Brokers Feel Pinch of Labor Shortage

Brokers Feel Pinch of Labor Shortage

Brokers and third-party logistics providers are feeling the labor squeeze along with the trucking industry, according to Robert Voltmann, president and CEO of the Transportation Intermediaries Association.

September 23, 2014

Third-Party Maintenance Growing

Third-Party Maintenance Growing

Third-party logistics companies set a template in the transportation industry that has guided the rise of third-party maintenance providers, according to Larry Chaplin, president of Master Fleet LLC, at TMW's annual user conference.

September 23, 2014

Trucking Productivity Facing Challenges

Trucking Productivity Facing Challenges

Logistics cost as a percent of GDP has been declining over the last 30 years, from 16% before deregulation to 8% now. But while logistics costs have been reduced, productivity has leveled out and may even decrease, according to Stifel's John Larkin, speaking at TMW's annual user conference.

September 22, 2014

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