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Cameras in the Cab

Cameras in the Cab

Truck fleets are increasingly deploying in-cab video systems as part of their technological arsenal to increase safety and security.

May 21, 2015

Using Technology to Manage Trucks in Stormy Weather
Attracting and Retaining Drivers with Satellite TV
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

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 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

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

Explaining the  Internet of [Trucking] Things
Safety Technologies: The New Frontier
Q&A: PeopleNet’s Brian McLaughlin

Q&A: PeopleNet’s Brian McLaughlin

PeopleNet's Brian McLaughlin talks about the company post-acquisition, telematics trends, the rate of technological change, the 'Internet of Things" and more.

May 6, 2014

Pushing the Telematics Boundaries

Pushing the Telematics Boundaries

Most large fleets have extensive experience with telematics: GPS location and mobile communications systems that collect data and communicate it back to a server where the fleet can access the information. As the amount and kind of data has increased in recent years, fleets have adopted tools to make sense of all that information and use it across their operation.

February 12, 2014

Going Mobile: The BYOD Debate

Going Mobile: The BYOD Debate

Mobile computing is quickly becoming the platform of choice. Tablets and smartphones are far outselling laptop or desktop computers in the consumer market, and a growing number of trucking operations are deploying these devices.

December 31, 2013

What Data Mining Can Teach You About Your Fleet
The High-Tech Shop

The High-Tech Shop

In some fleets, shop operations are completely integrated with the computer systems for dispatch, accounting, mobile communications and outside service providers. In other fleets, technology in the shop may be limited to automated systems for tracking work, labor, parts and inventory.

October 7, 2013

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

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