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How to Make Data Work for You

How to Make Data Work for You

Analyzing data can improve operations, safety, uptime, profits, and more, but for a lot of fleets the hardest question to answer is where to begin?

December 14, 2017

Big Data is Generating Big Returns

Big Data is Generating Big Returns

Data ranging from maintenance costs to video images is increasingly helping fleets to drive down the cost of everything from on-road repairs to collisions. And those who dig a little deeper can realize some of the biggest savings of all.

October 27, 2017

Special Report: Trucking in the 21st Century
How A. Duie Pyle Manages Warehouse Information
Q&A: Omnitracs' Brad Taylor Talks About Big Data and the Internet of Things
Commentary: Bridging the Extremes
Should You Own Your Software?

Should You Own Your Software?

Most trucking software in daily use is provided by Software-as-a-Service subscription-based delivery model.

February 19, 2016

What Can Mobile Apps Do For You?

What Can Mobile Apps Do For You?

There are hundreds of applications for commercial truck drivers and fleet managers and more are announced every week - so how do you navigate the blizzard of mobile apps to find the best ones for you?

December 15, 2015

Mobile Apps as Brokers

Mobile Apps as Brokers

According to a report by consultancy firm Frost & Sullivan, mobile apps are leading the way to what they call “the Uberization” of trucking, or mobile-based freight brokering.

November 18, 2015

Using Technology to Improve Workflow

Using Technology to Improve Workflow

Workflow can take automation way beyond simply replacing the pen and paper with a smartphone into which a driver keys information.

October 15, 2015

7 Steps to Getting the Most From Your Software

7 Steps to Getting the Most From Your Software

Trucking companies make significant investments in software systems — to become more efficient, safer and more profitable. But not all have the same level of success.

September 22, 2015

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

4 Ways Technology Can Improve Fleet Operations

4 Ways Technology Can Improve Fleet Operations

Information technology permeates all parts of a successful trucking fleet's operations today, and sessions at ALK's Transportation Technology Summit last week showcased technology used in trailer detention management, in-cab navigation, in-cab video and driver hiring.

May 11, 2015

Freight Factoring Goes Beyond Cash Flow
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