Networking and connectivity have altered the way people interact with their devices. Today, nearly everything is connected to the internet. This represents a massive shift in the industry. And yet, many trucking companies cling to old-school methods and are not ready for an environment where all their devices are connected and talk to each other. … Read moreIs Your Trucking Company Ready for Fully Networked Devices?
Trucks that move goods, medicines, electronics, cars, and construction equipment have never been more critical to the United States and, indeed, the globe. And yet, still today, most heavy-duty trucks today, ranging from Class 5 (16,001 lbs.) to Class 8 (26,001 lbs. and higher), operate on diesel fuel engines. And it has been this way … Read moreLong-Haul Trucking Companies Begin to Plan for an Alternative Fuel Future
Can you guess the most common violation when enforcement agencies log trucking violations? It’s an acronym we’re all familiar with: HOS, or Hours-of-Service. Just consider for a moment that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration provides a portal where roadside inspection results are displayed. Up to this point, it shows nine of the top 20 … Read moreWho is Responsible for FMCSA Hours-of-Service Compliance?
Gone are the days when fleet managers relied on pen and paper and rudimentary processes to manage company workflows. Today, the 21st century offers a new way to manage everything happening from the back office to the yard. Mobile workflows have changed the game for trucking companies of all sizes. Trucking companies in the U.S. … Read moreHow Trucking Companies Have Evolved Their Workflows Using Technology