Outlook on state of trucking industry in 2018

A new report from Wards Intelligence provides an in-depth look at the forces that have shaped the medium- and heavy-duty truck market and the even more rapid transformation ahead. By WardsAuto [...]

CarriersEdge course helps drivers operate at slow speeds, in tight conditions

CarriersEdge has introduced a new course to help drivers safely handle one of the most hazard-laden aspects of their jobs — maneuvering in tight, congested conditions while making [...]

Zonar adds industry veteran to compliance team

Former law enforcement officer and CVSA President Ron Cordova joins Zonar. Zonar announced that Ron Cordova has joined its compliance team. With nearly 25 years’ experience in commercial vehicle [...]

Transplace names McGuigan as CEO

Industry veteran will lead transportation management and logistics company, and Tom Sanderson will transition to executive chairman. Transplace has named Frank McGuigan as its new chief executive [...]

From mechanical to smart devices: Trucking’s one-way street

MARSHALL, MI. The all-new flagship heavy duty transmission that’s come from Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies, the Endurant, is “like what you’re seeing across [...]

Workhorse SureFly passenger drone gets FAA test-flight certification

FAA grants Workhorse permission to test hybrid helicopter during CES in Las Vegas next week. SureFly, the world’s first electric hybrid helicopter, features a drone-like octocopter design, a [...]

China’s Renren reaches deal to purchase Trucker Path

Renren Inc. announced it has reached an agreement to purchase Trucker Path for an undisclosed sum. Trucker Path operates a smart phone app that provides real-time parking information. It also [...]

Eyes on the driver

How two fleets found their sweet spot when it comes to safety ROI For Pottle’s Transportation, safety is no joke. In fact, the company’s entire culture revolves around it. Similar to most fleets [...]

Workhorse to spin-off SureFly passenger drone business

Workhorse Group, the Cincinnati-based technology transportation company known for its electric last-mile delivery vans and trucks, plans to spin off its aviation division into its own publicly [...]

Fleet Owner’s Top 10 stories of 2017

Without question, the dominant theme within the trucking community during 2017 was electronic logging devices (ELD). The ELD mandate – now in effect – has been a controversial, even contentious, [...]