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How Davos Talk Brings Action to Mobility and Transportation Issues  Forbes

Mobility is a sector where the coordination of governments, business, and topic experts is not only beneficial but necessary. Many of the disruptions in mobility ...


Andy Transport launches power-only fleet  Truck News

MONTREAL, Que. – Andy Transport has announced a new start-up that will provide trucks and drivers to customers with fluctuating transportation needs.


'Smart trailers' will monitor cargo, maintenance status  Commercial Carrier Journal

The family tree for Internet of Things was planted in the trucking industry long before the term was invented. For more than 20 years, fleets have been using ...


Fleets Reap Riches by Expanding Into Last-Mile Service  Transport Topics Online

Truck driver Justin Osborne pulled up to a house in the Dallas suburbs last month and started unloading an oven, a dishwasher and a microwave. His mission: ...


Driving into a road block?  Automotive Logistics

Analysts in Russia expect new vehicle sales to grow further – putting increasing pressure on the nation's already depleted fleet of car carriers.


Upgrade us to deal with Uber war and bad image: taxi industry  South China Morning Post

Hong Kong's taxi industry has made a desperate appeal to the government for an operations upgrade as competition from a proposed premium taxi scheme ...


Pakistani City to Use Cow Manure to Power Fleet of 200 Buses  Futurism

A new transportation option is about to hit roads in Pakistan: buses powered by cow manure. According to a Reuters report published on Wednesday, the city of ...


LeasePlan: Electric becomes a viable option in Europe  Global Fleet

In its “Electric Vehicle Readiness Index 2019”, released on January 16th 2019, LeasePlan analyses the preparedness for EVs of 22 European countries, based ...


Certarus places $8.1 million order for CNG transport modules  Modern Bulk Transporter

Hexagon Lincoln recently received a large order for TITAN gas transport modules from Certarus Ltd.


HAVI Spain Beefs up Natural Gas Fleet for McDonald's  NGT News

As part of the McDonald's supply chain, HAVI and Scania are rolling out more natural gas vehicles (NGVs) for the fast food company in Spain. By the end of.


Cassens Transport Company Selects SmartDrive Video-based Safety Solution After Competitive Review  PRNewswire

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartDrive Systems, a leader in video-based safety and transportation intelligence, today announced Cassens ...


A no-driver shuttle is coming to Utah — as an experiment  Salt Lake Tribune

Imagine an automated public street shuttle — without a driver or steering wheel — that can transport eight to 16 people safely to a nearby transit stop, doctor ...


Impacts on the transport sector in 2019 | Blog  FleetNews

By Richard Lilwall, vice president and managing director, Teletrac Navman.


Continental Shows Future Technology Vision at CES - Fleet Management  Heavy Duty Trucking

Dog like robots could one day be delivering packages from driverless vans as demonstrated in a vision of the future presented by Continental at the CES ...


Aircraft Door Market worth over $9.5bn by 2025: Global Market Insights, Inc.  GlobeNewswire

Latin America aircraft doors market share will witness around 6.5% CAGR during the forecast period as airliners are continuously expanding commercial and ...


Transport in 2018: the year that ELDs, the economy and the driver squeeze all came together  FreightWaves

In no particular order, FreightWaves editors are recapping here what they see as the biggest stories impacting the trucking and transport sector this year.


How will fleets adopt zero emission strategies to meet urban transport requirements? A Fleet News webinar  FleetNews

The findings and implications of a landmark survey into the electrification of UK vehicle fleets will be discussed in a Fleet News' webinar.


Kenworth, Toyota Team on Hydrogen-Electric Trucks  Transport Topics Online

LAS VEGAS — Kenworth Truck Co. and Toyota are collaborating to develop 10 hydrogen-electric tractors for drayage operations in the Los Angeles basin, the ...


Malaysian Automotive Market Recovers to reach 609700 units in 2019, notes Frost & Sullivan  PRNewswire

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan forecasts Malaysia's vehicle sales to reach approximately 609,700 units in 2019 at a ...


Kroger releases first fleet of unmanned delivery vehicles  Yahoo News

After testing an autonomous delivery system since August with human supervision, US supermarket chain Kroger is officially employing completely driverless ...


Driver Turnover Falls at Large TL Carriers  Transport Topics Online

The third-quarter turnover rate at large truckload carriers fell 11 percentage points to 87%, marking its lowest point since the first quarter of 2017 when it was ...


Zoox Inc. Snags First California Permit To Transport Passengers In Self-Driving Cars  NPR

The Silicon Valley-based company will offer ride services in its autonomous vehicles, with the supervision of a certified driver. One catch: it's not allowed to ...


The Money Side of Aviation | A&S Next  Air & Space Magazine

SkyWorks Capital helps airlines buy, lease, and finance aircraft and acquires and manages aircraft on behalf of financial institutions. The job: Connor Duchen ...


The Chilean Way: The Road Taken Towards Electric Public Transport  CleanTechnica

December 23rd, 2018 by Sponsored *Content*. The first electric vehicle charger in Santiago, Chile, and Latin America as a whole, was installed by Enel Group in ...


5 Sustainable Transport Options to Watch In 2019  Triple Pundit

We saw a great deal of movement in the sustainable transport space in 2018, and next year is expected to be no different. Here are five trends to watch.


Kia Hands Over Vehicle Fleet for Australian Open 2019  Al-Bawaba

Kia Motors Corporation has supplied a fleet of vehicles for the Australian Open 2019, marking the 18th consecutive year of Kia's role as the major sponsor for the ...


Routeique is Newest Member of Blockchain in Transport Alliance  FreightWaves

Routeique is pleased to announce it has joined the Blockchain in Transport Association (BiTA). Routeique will bring its expertise in end-to-end supply chain ...


BMW drives innovation and smart tech in digital logistics push  AutomotiveIT International

Jürgen Maidl, BMW's senior vice president logistics, reveals the importance of developing innovative technologies in production logistics - and the benefits of ...


How TTN manages the 'touch points' of roadside service  Commercial Carrier Journal

Jeff St. Pierre, president of TTN Fleet Solutions, discusses the company's history and future with CCJ during a visit to TTN's headquarters in Keller, Texas.


15.01.2019 Clean Air Strategy: have we missed a golden opportunity to clean up transport?  AirQualityNews

Ian Johnston, CEO of EV charging company, Engenie, says transport policy was conspicuous by its absence in the Clean Air Strategy. In the space of four days, ...


Navigator Holdings to ride US ethane-based petrochemical boom with versatile fleet  TradeWinds

Navigator Holdings has spotted a way to boost its business from the US ethane-based petrochemical expansion, having invested in one of the most versatile gas ...


Tesla Doesn’t Need to Sell Cars in China to Succeed There  Bloomberg

The world's biggest auto market is also where the company's hopes of developing car-sharing services could have their best chance.


UKPN, UPS among partners in OLEV-backed wireless EV charging pilot  Current News

UK Power Networks and delivery giant UPS are among the partners on a new pilot aimed at demonstrating the commercial viability of cutting edge, wireless EV ...


UK rail passengers will have access to an on-board taxi-booking service  Intelligent Transport

Rail travellers will be able to book a shared taxi whilst still on the train, applying the concept of MaaS for the last mile of a passenger journey.


Investments in wireless electric charging could support transition to EVs  Intelligent Transport

Wireless charging pilots for electric vehicles are being conducted in Europe and North America with fleets of cars, buses, trucks and trains.


Seeing Machines to showcase Driver Monitoring System at Automotive World 2019  ACROFAN USA

TOKYO, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Seeing Machines Limited, the advanced computer vision technology company that designs AI-powered operator ...


Israel halts F-16 sale to Croatia  Flightglobal

Israel's government has abandoned a plan to sell surplus Lockheed Martin F-16s to Croatia, as the Middle Eastern country could not obtain approval from the ...


Schneider National, Inc. Announces Time Change for Fourth Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call  Watertown Public Opinion

GREEN BAY, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 14, 2019--Schneider National, Inc. (NYSE: SNDR, “Schneider” or the “Company”), a premier provider of trucking, ...


​Kawasaki C-2 to get an electronic warfare variant  Flightglobal

Tokyo plans a major investment in electronic warfare (EW) to help counter rising threats in the region. According to a report in the Yomiuri Shimbun, Tokyo plans ...


​Boeing 707 crashes near Tehran  Flightglobal

Preliminary information from Iran indicates fatalities resulted from a Boeing 707 crash in the west of Tehran, according to news agency reports. Local media ...


Developers, Fleets Explore Voice Command  Transport Topics Online

Some developers are beginning to apply voice-command technology — think Apple's Siri or Amazon's Alexa — to the trucking industry to enhance safety and ...


Andy Transport Launches Fleet Management and Maintenance Venture  Heavy Duty Trucking

Andy Transport a Canadian transportation logistics and warehousing company has officially launched its newest business venture Tristan Fleet Management.


Uptake, Geotab Partner for AI-Powered Fleet Management  Transport Topics Online

Industrial solutions software company Uptake and fleet telematics provider Geotab have partnered to develop a *service* to help fleets predict failures.


Truck CO2 targets: Industry reacts to common position of EU Member States  Fleet Transport

Europe's major truck manufacturers take note of the common position on future CO2 standards for heavy-duty vehicles that EU environment ministers adopted at ...


United Airlines profit beats forecasts as new flights from hubs pay off  The Business Times

[CHICAGO] United Airlines on Tuesday reported a fourth-quarter profit that easily beat Wall Street forecasts, sending shares higher, as the No. 3 US carrier ...


Sunsetting of Older Wireless Networks Will Force Fleets to Replace Hardware  Transport Topics Online

Wireless *service* is changing, and so the trucking technologies that rely on it must change, too, vendors of communications and tracking systems said.


General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS), J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:JBHT) - Truckers, General Mills, Feeding America Look To Rescue Good Food From A Bad End  Benzinga

The amount of edible food that goes to waste in America has reached appalling proportions. Each year, about 72 billion pounds of otherwise consumable ...


AOBRD Phaseout Under ELD Rule Could Pose Challenges for Fleets and Vendors, Experts Warn  Transport Topics Online

ATLANTA — Nearly all motor carriers subject to the federal electronic logging device mandate have complied with that regulation, but another significant ...


New passenger ferry routes set to launch between UK and Ireland  The Irish Times

Irish Ferries, Brittany Ferries and Stena Line among operators set to expand fleets.


Uber Freight Launches 'Fleet Mode'  Transport Topics Online

Uber Freight has added a “fleet mode” to its mobile app to enable dispatchers at small fleets to find and book loads and assign them to their drivers.


Global Electric Bus Market - Precise Study on Factors, Market Drivers and Key Players Strategies Analyzed Till 2026 - Press Release  Digital Journal

The electric bus market is expected to surpass US$ 165 Bn by 2026, expanding at a CAGR of more than 24% during the forecast period. This press release was ...


Awake and Aware  Transport Topics Online

Distracted and drowsy driving creates risk for drivers as well as fleets, but various forms of technology can alert drivers to these hazards and enable fleets to ...


Opinion: Sensing the Future of Fleet Maintenance and Efficiency  Transport Topics Online

Fuel is often one of the first considerations in calculating annual expenses. According to the American Transportation Research Institute's 2017 Analysis of the ...


2018 Top Tank Truck/Bulk Carriers  Transport Topics Online

Annual rankings provide an indispensable overview of the largest for-hire carriers in North America, along with timely analysis of trends shaping the industry.


Fleets Hunt for Tools to Lower Turnover  Transport Topics Online

Driver turnover is on pace to hit the highest annual rate in five years, but experts point to several ways carriers can limit the churn.


Groendyke Transport Acquires McKenzie Tank Lines - Fleet Management  Heavy Duty Trucking

Groendyke Transport is buying the tank truck assets of McKenzie Tank Lines a deal Groendyke says is the largest acquisition in its history and significantly ...


TCO Calculations Involve Many Variables  Transport Topics Online

Carriers aiming to answer this question — how much did that truck truly cost? — must weigh a range of factors to arrive at a “total cost of ownership.”


Fleets Target Opportunities in Growing Final-Mile Sector  Transport Topics Online

It was not so long ago that home delivery of products such as furniture, mattresses and televisions was straightforward and rigid, with few choices for customers.


Trac Intermodal Acquires Tire Services Division of Core Fleet  Transport Topics Online

Trac Intermodal, a North American chassis pool manager and intermodal equipment provider, announced Nov. 6 that it had acquired the tire services division of ...


Driver Turnover Rises 4% at Large Truckload Fleets, ATA Reports  Transport Topics Online

The annualized rate of driver turnover at large truckload fleets in the second quarter jumped 4 percentage points year-over-year to 98%, according to American ...


Managing Online Reviews: New Tools Help Fleets Safeguard Reputations  Transport Topics Online

Truckers concerned about the havoc online reviews can wreak on their fortunes can take heart: The latest crop of online review software enables you to ...


Onboard Video Gains Traction in Trucking  Transport Topics Online

Cameras are everywhere today. They've become ubiquitous in all kinds of public buildings for security purposes. The trucking industry is no exception to this ...


Covenant Transport to install Omnitracs IVG across fleet  Commercial Carrier Journal

Omnitracs announced that Covenant Transport Services will install Omnitracs Intelligent Vehicle Gateway (IVG) and Omnitracs Navigation across its fleet of ...


Tank truck driver recruiting | Service Transport  Modern Bulk Transporter

A VARIETY of factors play a role in attracting and retaining top quality truck drivers. There is no single solution to this complex issue. At *Service* Transport ...


Carrier Logistics Names New Chief Technology Officer - Fleet Management  Heavy Duty Trucking

Transportation software developer and consulting firm Carrier Logistics Inc. has promoted Kevin Linardic to chief technology officer.


Conico Oil fuel transport fleet | Incident-free performance  Modern Bulk Transporter

WITH fuel distribution operations spread across what has been acknowledged as the largest and most congested urban area in the United States, Conico Oil ...


Amerit Attracts New Investments  Transport Topics Online

Amerit Fleet Solutions, a provider of fleet maintenance and repair services to commercial fleets, announced the close of a majority investment from Ridgemont ...


Technician Shortage Spurs Fleets to Outsource More Work  Transport Topics Online

The truck technician shortage is causing some fleets to outsource more of their repair and maintenance work to dealerships. “Technicians are getting harder and ...


2018 Top Truckload/Dedicated Carriers  Transport Topics Online

Annual rankings provide an indispensable overview of the largest for-hire carriers in North America, along with timely analysis of trends shaping the industry.


The Needle Shifts: 5 Reasons Fleet Leasing Is On The Rise  Forbes

Operating a commercial vehicle fleet has always been complicated, but it's getting more so with advancements in vehicle technology.


Electric Trucks to Power Fleets' Urban, Regional Needs First  Transport Topics Online

As truck manufacturers begin to add electric-powered models to their product lineups, they are targeting city and regional routes as early applications for these ...


2018 Top Refrigerated (Truckload and LTL) Carriers  Transport Topics Online

Annual rankings provide an indispensable overview of the largest for-hire carriers in North America, along with timely analysis of trends shaping the industry.


Florida Scores Biggest Annual Gain in Heavy-Duty Clean Diesel Trucks  Transport Topics Online

Florida posted the biggest surge among states in the use of heavy-duty trucks with clean diesel engines in 2017, notching an 81% jump compared with a year ...


Wheelchair ramp on test  Railway Gazette International

UK: Greater Anglia has worked with design consultancy Trainways and manufacturer Portaramp to test a prototype wheelchair ramp, ahead of the entry...


In China, Shenzhen Electrified Its Entire Bus Fleet  CityLab

In just eight years, Shenzhen became the first city to electrify 100 percent of its public buses—16359, to be exact.


Fleets Implementing Tracking Technology to Fairly Reward Fuel-Efficient Drivers  Transport Topics Online

Advances in tracking technology are enabling fleets to better assess driver performance and fairly reward them for fuel-efficient driving.


Booming Freight Market Creates Ideal Time to Raise Rates, Driver Pay, McLeod CEO Says  Transport Topics Online

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — With the freight market booming and truck capacity constrained, now is an ideal time for fleets to fine-tune their freight networks, push for ...


Oakley Transport will award a pickup truck for outstanding safety  Modern Bulk Transporter

Oakley Transport will award a pickup truck for outstanding driver safety performance.


Cyber Defenders: How Fleets Are Preventing Hackers From Disrupting IT Systems, Stealing Data  Transport Topics Online

Cybersecurity threats are growing in both number and sophistication, forcing transportation companies to take additional steps to prevent these attacks from ...


The Integration Challenge  Transport Topics Online

Connecting Disparate IT Systems Is 'Never-Ending' Task, but Advances in Technology Are Helping Fleets Keep Pace.


Trailer Orders Break Record in July Amid Fleet Demand  Transport Topics Online

U.S. trailer orders broke past 29000 to set a record for July, shattering the previous high of 28058 for the month that had stood for 24 years, ACT Research Co.


Fleets Look to Predictive Analytics  Transport Topics Online

The term “predictive analytics” is becoming increasingly familiar within the trucking industry as fleets look to make better use of the data collected by their ...


Mack Sets Up as Go-To Truck for Harsh Canadian Climate  Transport Topics Online

EDMONTON, Alberta — Bolstered by a growing Canadian economy and a strong trucking market overall, Mack Trucks is looking to increase its presence across ...


WIT Names Best Transportation Companies for Women - Fleet Management  Heavy Duty Trucking

Redefining the Road the official magazine of the Women In Trucking Association has named its Top 50 Companies for Women to Work For in Transportation.


Roadside Repairs by Fleets Rose 21% in 1Q, Study Says  Transport Topics Online

RALEIGH, N.C. — Fleets saw their roadside breakdowns increase by 21% in the first quarter this year compared with the fourth quarter of 2017, according to the ...


Cliff Viessman Inc will acquire Johnsrud Transport Inc  Modern Bulk Transporter

Cliff Viessman Inc, a diversified foodgrade transportation company, headquartered in Gary SD and Johnsrud Transport Inc, a Des Moines IA-based bulk liquid ...


Bison Transport, Central Oregon Truck Company Win TCA Best Fleets to Drive For  Heavy Duty Trucking

Central Oregon Truck Company and Bison Transport have been named the overall winners of the annual 2018 Best Fleets to Drive For contest put on by the ...


Net-zero carbon emissions in transportation possible by mid-century: report  Fleet Owner

Reaching net-zero carbon emissions from heavy industry and heavy-duty transport sectors is technically and financially possible by 2060 and earlier in ...


J.B. Hunt Settles Truck Driver Wage Lawsuit for $15 Million  Heavy Duty Trucking

J.B. Hunt has reportedly settled a class-action driver wage lawsuit for $15 million after fighting the claims for more than a decade, a suit that has been cited in ...


Mercedes-Benz Waste Management customers upgrade fleets  Fleet Transport

Dublin headquartered waste management *service* providers Keywaste has further expanded its Mercedes-Benz refuse collection fleet with the purchase of four ...


Telematics Firm Fleet Complete Gets Investment From Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan  Transport Topics Online

Fleet Complete, a Toronto-based provider of vehicle telematics and driver management software with operations in North America, Europe and Australia, has ...


Global Artificial Intelligence (AI) Industry  PRNewswire

NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in US$ Million. Read the full report:...


It's electrifying: How do we speed up the transition to 100 percent EV fleets?  GreenBiz

This article is drawn from the new Transport Weekly newsletter from GreenBiz, running Tuesdays. Are corporate commitments to 100 percent electric vehicle ...


The Future of Fleet Trailer Technology  Transport Topics Online

Operational efficiencies can make the difference between whether your business can attract and retain capable drivers or struggle to stay sufficiently staffed.


ELDs: Data-Driven Trucking  Transport Topics Online

The government-mandated use of electronic logging devices hasn't just replaced paper logbooks; it also has marked a major step forward for technology ...


First cross-border Mexican fleet updates costs of doing business in U.S.  Commercial Carrier Journal

Monterrey, Mexico-based Olympic Transport is no stranger to U.S. interstates and highways. In 2007, The 140-truck flatbed fleet became the first Mexican carrier ...


Trimble Enhances Business Intelligence and Analytics Solution - Fleet Management  Heavy Duty Trucking

Trimble says its business intelligence and analytics solution Trimble Reveal can now aggregate more data from a variety of business systems transportation ...


SmartDrive Launches New Platform, Sees Growth in Fleets Using Company's Technology  Transport Topics Online

SmartDrive Systems, a provider of video systems and analysis for fleets and drivers, is launching a new risk-management platform that combines data from a ...


Fleets not using telematics to full potential, survey finds  Supply Chain Digital - Supply Chain News, Magazine and Website

A survey of more than 2400 fleet professionals has found that while technology adoption is at an all-time high with 77% using telematics for vehicle tracking, ...


20 fleets recognized as 2018 Best Fleets to Drive For  Commercial Carrier Journal

Twenty fleets have been recognized by the Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge in the 2018 Best Fleets to Drive For program. The carriers in the ...


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