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04/20/2018 02:10 PM
[WEBINAR] Driver Coaching – This Time It’s Personal
Join us May 15, 2018 at 2PM Eastern for 5 Tips to Take your Driver Improvement Program to the Next Level.

04/20/2018 12:29 PM
Rigid, continuous on/off-duty time is source of HOS problems, drivers say
More of a problem than the 14-hour overall time frame to drive and 10 hours of off-duty time specified for commercial truck drivers in the federal Hours of Service (HOS) rules is the continuous, unstoppable structure of that time, truck drivers have told Fleet Owner.

04/20/2018 11:00 AM
ELD Survey: Drivers say shippers aren’t taking HOS into account
Despite concerns that the hard ELD enforcement deadline would suck capacity out of the freight market, DAT is not seeing that.

04/20/2018 09:30 AM
Fleets Online: Scaling vertically to build more trucks
Challenge: Build more trucks to keep up with future production goals and demands, and do it in an optimized space.

04/20/2018 08:45 AM
WABCO moves Americas HQ to Auburn Hills
The company says the move and expansion of its headquarters demonstrate WABCO's commitment to North American commercial vehicle industry.

04/20/2018 06:30 AM
Vehicle accidents cost companies $57B in 2017
Employers have opportunities to reduce the number of accidents among their mobile employees dramatically by expanding their driver risk management approach beyond basic Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) checks

04/20/2018 06:02 AM
Project44 raises $35MM to fund supply chain visibility
Project44 says it brings dynamic shipment data and true supply chain visibility to a black box industry.

04/19/2018 02:45 PM
[WEBINAR] Maximizing Profitability Without Minimizing Your Client Relationships
Join us for this exclusive webinar on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 2PM Eastern to learn how a comprehensive approach from strategy to execution leads to driving waste out of your network and improving a carrier’s net income.

04/19/2018 10:47 AM
Chevy launches in-dash Shell fuel pay, savings app
App marks automakers' crossover into e-commerce as vehicles and their use are being reimagined — could such apps also be adapted for fleet and commercial use?

04/19/2018 09:00 AM
OOIDA says bill to open interstate trucking to younger drivers is unsafe
“We think it’s irresponsible to put young drivers behind the wheel of a truck in order to avoid addressing the real problems of high turnover.”

04/19/2018 08:00 AM
What will power new electric transportation technology?
Since the introduction of electric vehicle (EV) technology, by far the largest focus has been on the ability of these vehicles to have the power and range of their conventionally fueled cousins.

04/19/2018 07:00 AM
Maintenance Bay: Towing to extremes
If you want to know about maintenance, ask a tow truck fleet — they’re the guys who need to get out reliably to clear away and recover others that have broken down.

04/19/2018 06:30 AM
Accident data and telematics can improve driver safety
“By analyzing patterns in data on GPS, speed, engines, fuel consumption and more, commercial vehicle operations can improve safety.”

04/19/2018 06:30 AM
Getting answers from your fleet's data
Once you have amassed all this data, you can use it to help determine optimal life cycle and the best replacement time for each individual asset.

04/19/2018 05:30 AM
TRAC Intermodal joins blockchain initiative
Company looks to better understand how blockchain can improve transparency and create greater efficiencies in transportation.

04/18/2018 10:22 AM
Blockchain: Are there trucking benefits to early adoption?
As blockchain picks up momentum in trucking and logistics, there could be some competitive advantages to becoming an early adopter.

04/18/2018 10:17 AM
New Chevy Silverado HDs on the way
Mark your calendars: Chevrolet announced that the next-generation Silverado HD 2500/3500 will debut late next year as a 2020 model. The automaker released its first snapshot of the pickup prior to the new model's on-road testing and validation.   The

04/18/2018 09:00 AM
Volvo to release electric truck next year in Europe
The e-truck is designed for urban distribution and refuse operations, among other applications. Volvo Trucks' sister company Volvo Buses has sold more than 4,000 electrified buses since 2010.

04/18/2018 07:00 AM
About those driver qualification files
The way you maintain those files can be an advantage if you are ever singled out for a compliance audit

04/18/2018 06:30 AM
Cargo Chief seeks out hidden capacity with ‘C4’
Cargo Chief has launched its new C4 platform aimed at helping third-party logistics firms digitally match freight loads for shipper customers to hidden capacity. Russell Jones, founder and CEO of Cargo Chief, said the system leverages artificial inte

04/18/2018 06:00 AM
3PLs keep investing in tech as shippers' expectations grow
Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) releases its 2018 Visibility Report, which draws from more than 20 sources, including five of the nation’s largest 3PLs, mid-sized brokers, and the logistics units of several top motor carriers.

04/17/2018 02:58 PM
Spot rates fall as available truck capacity jumps 11%
The national average rate for van and refrigerated freight declined while the flatbed price held steady.

04/17/2018 11:15 AM
Clean fleets mean considerations from nose to tail
It is more than alternative fuels and power sources. Your entire operation needs to be included and considerations made.

04/17/2018 10:44 AM
Transport and fleets on the streets of old Amsterdam
Perhaps nowhere in the world will you find the same convergence of bicyclists, pedestrians, commerce, boat travel, delivery vans, and heavy trucks as in Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands and one of the leading financial centers in Europe. The

04/17/2018 09:37 AM
Azuga to expand, step up product innovation after acquisition by SEP
Connected vehicle and fleet management technology company Azuga is looking to grow its presence in the telematics space and beyond now that Sumeru Equity Partners (SEP) has acquired a controlling interest in the company. SEP — which specializes in gr

04/17/2018 08:30 AM
From Trucker to actor: New movie shows sex trafficking through eyes of trucker
Director wants to help audiences better understand how sex trafficking not only affects those being bought and sold but the truckers and others who witness trafficking firsthand and must choose whether or not to help the victims.

04/17/2018 08:00 AM
TIA: Where computer screens rule, foreshadowing tech-sector consolidation
Truckstop.com, DAT Solutions show off new integrations, products.

04/17/2018 06:30 AM
Distracted Driving Awareness Month: A good time to reinforce safe driving practices
If you don’t already have a written manual covering safe driving practices, now is the time to develop one. It should include things like your policy on cellphone use, speeding, seat belt use, following distances, etc.

04/17/2018 06:00 AM
FTR's Trucking Conditions Index has never been higher
The index jumped four points from the January reading and could improve still more through Q2, fueled by an even stronger economy.

04/16/2018 02:40 PM
Fleet Owner magazine - the April 2018 Issue
Fleet Owner is the information source for trucking, written for middle and upper level managers at commercial truck fleets with five or more vehicles. Its journalists deliver business insights and analysis, breaking news, trends, best practices and research to owners and managers who operate trucks and trailers.