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Disruption is the Latest Technology Buzzword

Disruption is the Latest Technology Buzzword

The key disrupter in recent years has been the Internet, which has changed the way a number of industries operate. In trucking, e-commerce has profoundly affected trucking operations, especially those that serve retailers.

June 19, 2015

Attracting and Retaining Drivers with Satellite TV
Improving Driver Performance with High-Tech Training

Improving Driver Performance with High-Tech Training

Cargo Transporters, Claremont, N.C, wasn’t doing much re-occuring driver training other than a few defensive driving classes, but in 2010 decided to require six hours of either online or classroom training. It was so successful that in 2011 they increased it to eight hours, according to President Dennis Dellinger.

September 10, 2013

How Technology Can Make You Greener

How Technology Can Make You Greener

Trucking operations generally don’t invest in technology with the sole purpose of becoming “greener.” For most fleets, the decision is prompted by a desire to improve operational efficiencies, customer service and the bottom line.

July 9, 2013

Telematics Unchained

Telematics Unchained

You probably have a pretty good idea what a telematics system is, even if you don't know it by that name. You may know it as a fleet management system or GPS fleet management system or GPS vehicle tracking system.

May 22, 2013

High-tech Savings at the Fuel Island

High-tech Savings at the Fuel Island

Truckstop operators have always used technology to meet customer needs and remain competitive. From relatively low-tech devices such as pay phones and fax machines to high-tech services such as wireless Internet access, shore power connections and smart phone apps, truckstops remain places drivers can connect — with both the office and home.

April 8, 2013

The Art & Science of Routing

The Art & Science of Routing

Whether truckload, LTL, local delivery or any other type of operation, all fleets want the same thing: to get their work done as quickly and as safely possible while burning as little fuel as possible.

February 26, 2013

Psychic On board

Today's truck technology and computing power can predict failures before they happen.

July 1, 2007