Survey: TMS becoming ‘must have’ technology in the freight market

About 91% of motor carriers operating 20 trucks or more use TMS today, up from 62% in 2005. A survey conducted by InMotion Global, Inc., finds that transportation management system (TMS) software [...]

VTNA: Demand for flexible truck specs and connectivity keep growing

The need for more “flexible specs” and more connected systems within commercial trucks are becoming key demands among fleet customers, according to Bruce Kurtt, senior vice president of sales [...]

Autonomous technology, development of smart cities dominate CES

LAS VEGAS. Autonomous technology could be found just about everywhere at CES 2018. From improving mobility options for senior citizens and the disabled, to the safety and efficiency benefits of [...]

What’s it like to take a ride when the driver is 550 miles away?

Technology from start-up firm Phantom Auto could help combat several of trucking’s critical security concerns. LAS VEGAS – Whether it’s terrorist hijacking a loaded tractor-trailer or a [...]

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 [...]

The future of transportation is here and more is to follow

An engaging talk by James Ray highlights that many long-sought after transportation capabilities are now every-day realities. Despite all the gnashing to teeth over the electronic logging device [...]

Why technology is being deployed to change trucking

Improving efficiency and profitability is only part of it; making the freight industry more human-friendly is the other goal. You’d be forgiven for thinking the rapid imposition of electronic [...]

Autonomous trucks from TuSimple, Peterbilt attract attention at CES show

LAS VEGAS – Situated not far from many of the eye-catching concept passenger cars in the North Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center was one vehicle that literally stood above them all. [...]

HERE Technologies launches new fleet and transportation products

Mobility Dispatch and HERE Mobility aims to change how transportation technologies interact with each other. HERE Technologies launched the Mobility Dispatch, a real-time fleet utilization and [...]

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 [...]