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
A longtime dry van truckload carrier, CalArk has been growing a last-mile delivery and warehousing business – but it discovered the same computing technology that works for its line-haul business wasn't right for this new venture.
February 6, 2020
The power of software and technology has the potential to make the whole freight and logistics value chain much more efficient and effective.
July 17, 2019
Technology is allowing the small carriers that make up the vast majority of the trucking industry to become a more integral part of the supply chain.
July 15, 2019
Many fleets say 2018 was one of their best years ever, but smaller carriers (1-100 trucks), while growing, struggle with challenges such as drivers, high fuel and insurance costs, government regulations and fierce competition. HDT has an exclusive first look at a new survey by Bibby Financial Services.
March 21, 2019
Once known mostly for its smartphones, BlackBerry has pivoted toward developing technologies for the transportation industry.
October 8, 2018
Among the technologies that are making their way into trucking that were highlighted at Trimble’s in.sight 2018 user conference and expo was the concept of edge computing or analytics.
September 12, 2018
A unified and open computing platform shared by all its product lines, customers, and vendors is a key to Trimble’s businesses within the trucking and logistics space.
September 12, 2018
Applying blockchain technology to trucking may hold promise in the future, but at the present, its application in the industry is somewhere between “hype and reality."
September 11, 2018
Whether you rip out your old system or upgrade your current one, keeping pace with technology is key to success.
July 2, 2018
Every aspect of a fleet’s operation is being affected by technology; embracing it is critical for future success.
June 21, 2018
Trucking companies generate massive amounts of data. Even if your operation still runs the bulk of your business on servers based on-site, chances are you still have data collected in the cloud — whether you are aware of it or not.
April 9, 2018
FR8Star CEO Matt Kropp brings an outsider's fresh perspective to trucking technology. In this exclusive interview, he shares his thoughts on ELDs, autonomous trucks, blockchain, and more.
March 23, 2018
Omnitracs’ new computing platform, Omnitracs One, is the latest reflection of the trend by technology providers to move from closed, proprietary systems – those in which their software runs on their proprietary hardware – to open systems.
March 2, 2018
Blockchain is a combination of technologies that allow transactions between parties via a trusted, shared ledger. It's a complex sounding process but the shared record-keeping technology is showing promise for trucking applications.
December 15, 2017