The new acting administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration made headlines recently with comments about how autonomous truck technology would affect truck-driving jobs. A former DOT official, currently with an autonomous-tech company, says the jobs of current truckers are not likely to be threatened. Learn why.
March 19, 2021
About 45% of women surveyed indicated that they would be interested in an autonomous trucking career.
March 2, 2021
Maven Workflow lets users create flexible custom forms and stop- and location-based workflows, increasing driver productivity and fleet efficiency.
January 28, 2021
Vector's new contactless billing system helps fleets expedite supply chain requirements, from issuing a bill of lading, to pickup and delivery, to final billing.
January 15, 2021
TCA and CarriersEdge have announced 20 for-hire trucking companies they are recognizing for providing exemplary work environments for their professional truck drivers and employees.
January 7, 2021
In 2019, the costs of trucking contracted significantly, from $1.82 to $1.65 per mile – a drop of 9%, according to the American Transportation Research Institute's annual survey.
November 24, 2020
The new tools from Ford include real-time driver coaching through its SYNC 4 voice assistant that alerts drivers anytime they exceed a speed limit, rapidly accelerate, brake harshly, idle excessively, or fail to fasten a seatbelt
November 12, 2020
Werner Enterprises recently released a report providing details regarding its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives
November 11, 2020
Fleets that want to provide drivers with ruggedized mobile devices, instead of having them use their own smartphones or rely on in-vehicle computers, are the target of the next phase of a collaboration between Platform Science, an internet-of-things fleet management platform, and Samsung Electronics.
November 3, 2020
According to a recent Fleet Advantage industry survey, companies were able to modify and scale their truck operations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
October 29, 2020
MiX Telematics recently launched a customizable driver scoring solution that is available as a new module for fleets that subscribe to MiX Fleet Manager.
October 21, 2020
In an effort to answer some of the many questions that oftentimes go along with regulatory changes, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has created an online tool to help carriers and drivers understand the recent changes to the hours-of-service regulations.
September 30, 2020
Eroad Go connects to a truck fleet’s transportation management system to help dispatchers make better decisions on the fly, while also connecting them to drivers through the Go mobile app.
September 29, 2020
According to the American Trucking Associations and carrier U.S. Xpress, there are a number of factors affecting how the trucking industry will pull out of 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic.
September 29, 2020
Building upon its mobile-accessible truck parking app, TruckPark now offers TruckPark Reserve, which will enable fleet dispatchers to make multiple parking reservations.
September 28, 2020