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 [...]

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. Blockchain is one of those words that has been picking up [...]

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 [...]

TIA: Where computer screens rule, foreshadowing tech-sector consolidation

Truckstop.com, DAT Solutions show off new integrations, products. Time spent at the Transportation Intermediaries Associations (TIA) annual meeting means looking at computer screens. A lot of [...]

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 [...]

Nikola hires industry veteran Schneider as tech VP

Schneider has spent nearly 20 years in vehicle electrification, fuel cells, electric and hydrogen infrastructure and tanks at automakers in Germany, the U.S. and China. He led a number of firsts [...]

ELD deadline passes without fanfare but brings detention time into focus

Economist suggests capacity crunch to ease by next year. Data from early April appear to suggest the “hard enforcement” deadline for use of electronic logging devices (ELDs) was not nearly as [...]

Sheet metal to logistics management: Benz looks to serve more of fleets’ needs

Can a vehicle improve your business? With extended fleet management options on the way, Mercedes-Benz wants to answer that question in the affirmative. Set to launch later this year in the United [...]

Avoiding the ‘ditch-to-ditch’ mentality on freight rates

PALM DESERT, CA. Derek Leathers, president and CEO of truckload carrier Werner Enterprises, has advice for fleets that chase high freight rates on any given day, instead of focusing on the [...]

PrePass tops 100,000 trucks in Pacific Northwest

Hundreds of PrePass customers’ fleets are now enrolled in the NORPASS and Oregon Green Light weigh station bypass programs. Hundreds of PrePass customers, representing over 100,000 [...]

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