Before the industry began eyeing the possibility of driverless semis, there was a little car secretly driving around the country with no one at the wheel. This has now evolved into a new project, Waymo Via, which is looking to make autonomous trucking and local delivery a reality.
October 17, 2020
Fleets share tactics they’ve taken in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic to cut costs and operate more efficiently.
September 14, 2020
As a country and as an industry, we can debate the best ways to address racism. But before we can do that, we must acknowledge and understand that it exists.
July 24, 2020
Schneider has been racking up the honors for its use of artificial intelligence, so we talked to Brian Stuelpner, Schneider vice president of strategy, planning and architecture, to learn more about AI and how the megafleet is using it in its everyday operations.
May 21, 2020
Executives from Hub Group, M&W Logistics, and U.S. Xpress share how their fleets dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic, from creating business continuity plans to telecommuting to helping drivers with coronavirus symptoms.
May 15, 2020
From remote dispatch to information clearinghouses, trucking technology shows its value during the shutdown
May 5, 2020
For Jon England, president and CEO of Illinois-based Transport Services of Sullivan, the coronavirus pandemic is not the first time he has been tested.
May 1, 2020
Brent and Connie Higgins might not have the same level of resources that larger fleets do in facing the COVID-19 pandemic, but a reputation for top-tier service and an already strong cleanliness ethic are serving them well.
April 26, 2020
How one of the country's largest transportation and logistics companies is responding to the challenges of COVID-19 pandemic, from free telemedicine and distributing personal protective equipment, to a voluntary pay cut for senior management. An interview with Derek Leathers of Werner Enterprises.
April 22, 2020
“Our saying right now is, truckers are first responders. It doesn’t matter if it’s a disaster like a hurricane or a national emergency like this,” says John Wilbur, CEO of the Roadmaster Group, in describing his company’s efforts to support drivers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 17, 2020
Automotive Fleet spoke to the president of two delivery fleets to talk about how this pandemic has affected his daily operations and the challenges he's facing.
March 23, 2020
Useful resources for trucking fleets dealing with the Coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic.
March 16, 2020
As we head into 2020, HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge shares her top takeaways from 2019 on the trends affecting trucking.
January 2, 2020
Nobody likes to be talked at, least of all people who have places to go and freight to haul. Yes, we’re talking about driver orientation meetings — and how to make them memorable for drivers and worthwhile for your fleet.
December 11, 2019
Keeping track of your fleet can be further complicated when using independent contractors. Roadrunner Freight decided to come up with its own solution.
November 6, 2019