Sleep Apnea Programs for Truck Drivers Enhanced by Data, ‘Workflow’ Systems 

Advances in technology are making it easier for fleets to screen drivers for a medical condition that’s believed to be a significant contributor to preventable crashes, while also enabling health care providers to monitor treatment while drivers are on the road.   read more...

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ITLC Corner: Big Data, IoT Poised to Transform Trucking

It might astound you to realize that Apple’s iPhone has only been around for eight years. In that time, it has revolutionized not just the market for mobile devices, but also the very manner in which people consume information. The question of what — if anything — could bring that level of technological change to the trucking industry in the same period of time was recently posed to a group of industry insiders, and the results may not be what you expect.   read more...

ELDs: Do Your Homework Before You Buy

As carriers chart out their plans to comply with the upcoming electronic logging device mandate, one of the first questions they likely will ask is this: Which of the many devices on the market will actually meet the regulation’s requirements?   read more...

Mobile E-Mail is King

A new report has uncovered a startling statistic with enormous implications for the way trucking companies communicate electronically with customers and drivers: More than two-thirds of all e-mails — 68% — now are opened on mobile devices.   read more...

Tech Startups Add to Wave of App-Based Freight Services

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — More startups have joined the growing wave of technology firms offering mobile app-enabled freight services, a trend often described, for better or worse, as the “Uberization of trucking.”   read more...

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Cybersecurity Outlook: Trucking Still Fighting the Ever-Nimble Hacker 

Trucking companies still on high alert from seemingly endless reports of hacker break-ins last year should brace for even more sophisticated capers in 2016, according to a string of reports released by top cybersecurity firms.   read more...

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Suppliers Offer Systems That Monitor Drivers’ Faces for Alertness 

Several technology suppliers are offering onboard systems that monitor the driver’s face for signs of distraction or drowsiness.   read more...

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ITLC Corner: Omnichannel Networks Demand Flexibility

Retailers are working to identify technologies that will help them build better omnichannel networks, with everything from warehouse distribution systems to mobile devices for in-store staff included in the mix.   read more...

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The ‘Internet of Things’ Takes Hold in Trucking

It wasn’t long ago that the Internet was used mainly for sending e-mail, browsing news sites or making purchases, generally from a desktop computer. But that is changing rapidly due to one of the defining technology trends of our time — the proliferation of devices and objects connected to networks to gather and transmit data.   read more...

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Data: Separating the Wheat From the Chaff

The old adage “separating the wheat from the chaff” technically describes the process of separating grain from the casing in which it’s grown, but over the years, the saying has broadened to describe any process that isolates what’s valuable by winnowing out what’s worthless.   read more...

Trucking Tries on Wearable Technology 

The emergence of wearable technology, such as smartwatches, has given consumers a new way to communicate, track their health and process payments, but some fleets and technology suppliers believe these devices also can serve as valuable tools in trucking operations.   read more...

Technology Helps Fleets Find Lanes That Are Profitable and Efficient 

As capacity tightens and government regulations make drivers’ time even more valuable, carriers and shippers are embracing technology to choose the most profitable and efficient shipping lanes, set rates and reduce empty miles.   read more...

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