This year’s agenda had a heavy focus on electrification, but also on the growth of autonomous transportation, the transformation of the automotive supply chain, using predictive analytics to drive efficiencies in maintenance, and how to harness data for multiple fleet processes.
November 29, 2021
To run a profitable last-mile delivery fleet, operators need to act on consumer-driven trends and measure key performance indicators around productivity, customer satisfaction, and revenue and cost.
May 16, 2021
The process of loading and unloading in commercial loading zones is antiquated. A curb management pilot with the City of Aspen promises a better way. What do the findings say?
April 19, 2021
As fleet operators adjust duty cycles for commercial electric vehicles, they must consider weight, vehicle modifications, environment, and EV-specific factors. How will published and projected specs compare to the real world?
February 15, 2021
The humble city curb is now coveted real estate, and it’s making mobility increasingly difficult. Cities are turning to curb management concepts that allow fleets to dynamically guarantee parking for a fee.
October 13, 2020
Manufacturers are partnering with telematics providers to allow access to data from OEMs’ factory-installed modems. Meanwhile, Ford has introduced its own telematics system that takes advantage of its factory modem to maximize the depth and breadth of that data for fleets.
September 1, 2020
When this boutique spirits distillery began production and distribution of sanitizer, the company needed to reorganize its routing from a few deliveries a week to over a hundred a day.
May 21, 2020
To weather the coronavirus pandemic, this auto parts delivery service is sourcing new crisis-related contracts, conserving cash flow, and reexamining employee policies.
March 17, 2020
Penske’s Bill Combs and Waymo’s Charlie Jatt believe the trucking industry can reap the benefits before achieving Level 5 autonomy through repositioning warehouses that are optimized for AVs, employing tele-operations, and adapting automated safety technologies available now.
March 3, 2020
WEX’s Kurt Thearling shares real-world integrations of telematics, driver, and fuel data sets that are driving fleet efficiencies and a process to get there.
September 30, 2019
With recent cannabis legalization, new commercial fleets are springing up to transport pounds of marijuana and hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash. Navigating wildfire growth, ever-changing regulations, and federal illegality, it’s a fast learning curve for these new cannabis entrepreneurs — the legal ones, anyway.
January 22, 2019
Identifying the exact delivery point down to a three-meter square on a large corporate campus, construction site, or any location without an address would result in valuable cost and time savings for numerous fleet applications.
September 10, 2018
For fleets, technology is enabling a more efficient way to use vehicles, increase utilization, and more precisely match the type of vehicle to usage.
October 19, 2017