Using ELD data to fill empty miles

GateHouse, Cargo Chief to use truck data to inform 3PL services Electronic logging devices (ELDs) contain lots of useful information about drivers and loads—so it was only a matter of time until [...]

Solar panels on tractors linked to driver attraction and retention

A major motivator for fleets that choose solar has been “soft” benefits of driver satisfaction and retention. Something that should not be discounted given the current driver shortage. There are [...]

Konexial donates truck tech to University of Tennessee

Konexial donated truck driving simulators along with its My20 electronic logging devices (ELDs) and GoLoad dynamic load matching technology platform for students to learn and understand the [...]

Exploring the benefits of bundled services

Tips for fleets on bundling services, warehousing, technology For both small and large transit companies, maintaining multiple locations or expanding into new markets involves lots of variables. [...]

Smart people are working on cool things in trucking

For five of the last six years I have been an official reviewer for the Department Of Energy’s Annual Merit Review for Vehicle Technologies projects. I have had the chance, along with other [...]

Take a wide open approach to vehicle routing

When was the last time you performed an in depth routing analysis? If you can’t remember, now might be a good time to do one. The best place to begin is by throwing out all existing constraints. [...]

New Verizon Connect app lets mobile workers do more remotely

Even when working offline, Verizon Connect’s new Work Mobile app allows users to receive job details and share notes, photos, signatures, and more from the field. It’s designed to [...]

Confronting your digital addiction

Do you feel like it’s time to go on a digital diet? If you are like most of us, the answer is probably yes. According to Daniel Sieberg, senior marketing manager at Google, we all are constantly [...]

Wilson Electronics launches cell signal booster for fleets

Wilson Electronics has launched the weBoost Drive 4G-X Fleet cell signal booster for fleets such as first responders, commercial and delivery trucks, and police and government vehicles. The [...]

Shining light on solar power in trucking

We recently completed a Confidence Report on the use of solar panels in tractors and trailers. As a result of our research we came to some conclusions in four areas. Solar technology: Technology [...]

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