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Perspective: ELD Data Can Help Fleets Improve Safety  Transport Topics Online

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will hold its annual Operation Safe Driver Week July 14-20, and this year's theme is speeding.


Game On: Trucking Gets Creative in Attracting Young Technicians  Transport Topics Online

Millennials and Generation Z have grown up surrounded by sophisticated technologies — such as video games and augmented reality — that now are making ...


Talent Wanted: Truck Technicians  Transport Topics Online

Trucking companies are pulling out all the stops to find, recruit, educate, train, develop and recognize the next generation of commercial vehicle technicians.


DHL is networking transport fleets across Europe with idem telematics  Logistics Middle East

Based in Munich and Ulm, idem telematics is part of the BPW Group and specialises in digital networking of transport vehicles. - Roads, Dhl, Telematics, Fleet.


Electriphi App Addresses Fleets' Transition to Electric Vehicles  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Electriphi Inc., an electric vehicle fleet and energy management company, launched its Fleet ...


The Climate Action Plan 2019: Transport  Lexology

In 2017, transport accounted for 19.8% of Ireland's greenhouse gases. We are already over 98% dependent on fossil fuels and as the economy continues…


In a world of autonomous vehicles, this is why we'll need more public transport than ever  World Economic Forum

The media is fascinated by autonomous vehicles (AVs), in particular their safety and when or if they will arrive en masse. A bigger and more important question ...


Green Management Tips For Fleets of Eco-friendly Companies  Blue & Green Tomorrow

Use of telematics for the management of fleets of green businesses streamlines the organizational processes, which saves time, money and the environment.


Economist Noel Perry Warns of More Shutdowns After LME Padlocks Doors  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] One of the trucking industry's leading economists says the abrupt shutdown of New Brighton, ...


Eagle Transport partners with Eco-Energy Biofuels  Modern Bulk Transporter

Eagle Transport recently announced a multi-year partnership with Eco-Energy Biofuels to provide tank truck services.


WABCO introduces new Fleet Solutions business to support transport ecosystems worldwide  The Trucker

BERN, Switzerland — WABCO Holdings, a global supplier of braking control systems and other advanced technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and ...


Fleets Transitioning to New Management as Industry Prepares for the Road Ahead  Transport Topics Online

As the trucking industry enters a new age, fleets increasingly are turning to a new generation of leaders.


ATA's NAFC Pushes for Delay in New Accounting Rules  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] American Trucking Associations' National Accounting and Finance Council has called for a ...


AstraZeneca electrifying global vehicle fleet  Green Car Congress

The Climate Group announced that global pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca will join its business leadership initiative on electric vehicles, EV100 (earlier post); ...


Finding Transportation Capacity During the Crunch  Supply Chain Management Review

The capacity crunch won't be solved by incremental changes or small thinking. The solution will come from a fundamental shift in transportation management.


China Merchants Energy Transportation funds fleet renewal with private placement  FreightWaves

Shanghai Stock Exchange-listed China Merchants Energy Shipping (SSE:601872) is engaging in a new private share placement of up to 4.1 billion Chinese ...


How autonomous vehicles and hyperloop are scooting along  TechCrunch

Will transportation technologies become the industry disruptors many pundits suggested they would?


Boost for clean, healthy air as AstraZeneca electrifies its global vehicle fleet  The Climate Group

London, UK: The Climate Group has announced today that global pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca will join its business leadership initiative on electric ...


Women are changing the transportation industry  Fleet Owner

Editor's note: This is the first part in a series on women working in the trucking and how fleets are welcoming them to the industry. When Ingrid Brown started ...


The benefits of private fleets  FreightWaves

Private fleet drivers stay with the company for 10 years on average.


2019 NACV Show partners with ATA to host symposium  Modern Bulk Transporter

NACV Show partnered with the American Trucking Associations to host a symposium at NACV Show 2019.


ERoad Reaches Production Milestone  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] ERoad recently installed its 100,000th telematics unit, according to a company press release.


How you train affects how you attract women to transportation  Fleet Owner

Editor's note: This is the third part in a series on women working in trucking and how fleets are welcoming them to the industry. Read Part 1 and Part 2. Women In ...


Major fleets go green as big business grasps electric vehicle opportunity  The Climate Group

LONDON: Leading by example on the next big business opportunity for the energy sector, two of the UK's major energy suppliers Centrica and SSE have today ...


Electric Cars In Europe Will Triple By 2021 - Report  Forbes

After several years of timid growth, EU carmakers will be offering 214 electric models in 2021 – up from the 60 available today, according to data from industry ...


Decarbonizing travel in cities with electrified autonomous taxis  Phys.Org

Deploying a fleet of electric autonomous taxis in a city could result in an 87 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions compared to conventional vehicular ...


Energy giants Centrica, SSE and Mitie take EV100 pledge to turn vehicle fleets electric  GreenBiz

Big Six UK energy firms Centrica and SSE have joined the EV100 initiative alongside facilities services giant Mitie, with all three becoming the latest corporates ...


How IMO 2020 affects transport of ore, coal, grain and other dry bulk  FreightWaves

Much of the focus on the IMO 2020 regulation – which limits the sulfur *content* of fuel used on ships and their emissions to 0.5 percent starting January 1, 2020 ...


EV100 now counts 50 members & UK as Ambassador  www.electrive.com

With pharma giant AstraZeneca another large fleet operator is now committing itself to electrify its entire fleet by 2030 as part of the Climate Group's EV100 ...


COAST Autonomous to Transport Athletes in Self-Driving Shuttles During the 2019 Southeast Asian Games Hosted by the Philippines  GlobeNewswire

First deployment of autonomous vehicles in the Philippines and the first AVs deployed to provide transportation to athletes at a major international sporting ...


Berger unveils 'intent' and 'planning guidance' for Marine Corps  Inside Defense

Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Berger this week unveiled both his "intent" and "planning guidance" for the *service* now that he has officially assumed ...


Rising Class 8 Sales in May Signal Demand Alive and Well  Transport Topics Online

U.S. retail sales of heavy-duty trucks kept up momentum in May, pushing into the 20000-plus territory for the 10th time over the past year, WardsAutomotive.com ...


Coalition Pushes for Federal Excise Tax Repeal on New Trucks  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] A group of stakeholders is pushing for the congressional repeal of the federal excise tax on the ...


Argus Fleet Protection Now Operational in Both Automotive and Commercial Aircraft Fleets  PRNewswire

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Argus Cyber Security, a global leader in automotive cyber security, upgraded its stand-alone Fleet Protection ...


Tesla races to deliver fully self-driving cars as soon as this year  The Philadelphia Inquirer

Tesla is racing to be first to the market with a self-driving car made for the masses, promising to send as soon as this year an over-the-air software update that ...


Centre doubles down on Budget speak, asks states for electric vehicles push  Moneycontrol

Close on the heels of unveiling a host of incentives for electric vehicles, the Union government is now urging states to promote eco-friendly vehicles in an effort ...


Vehicle Maintenance Reporting Standards Tackle Latest Challenges  Transport Topics Online

ARLINGTON, Va. — Vehicle Maintenance Reporting Standards emerged nearly 50 years ago and are used by many different organizations across the trucking ...


ABB Deems Formula E Vital For Testing And Showcasing Future Of Electric Mobility  Forbes

Tarak Mehta, President of Electrification business at ABB, says electric vehicles are about to become ubiquitous and his company's sponsorship of the event ...


Shenzhen Bus Group Honoured for Outstanding Achievement in Green Transportation  Business Wire

SZBG, operator of the world's largest fleet of electric buses, received the award for.


Experts: Trucking Companies Should Use Data Collected to Improve Margins, Decrease Downtime  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] ARLINGTON, Va. — Trucking companies that effectively mine the data generated by their ...


ORBCOMM'S Pro-400 Fleet Management Solution Receives Third-Party ELD Verification From the PIT Group  GlobeNewswire

Validates that ORBCOMM's solution meets FMCSA's ELD regulation requirements in the United States.


Company car remains core transport option amid growing interest in mobility services  Asset Finance International

Companies see mobility solutions as value-added services to support their vehicle fleet, rather than a *service* that will replace it, new research shows.


QuikQ Gains Investments From Love's, TA  Transport Topics Online

QuikQ, a provider of fuel payment solutions, announced Love's Travel Stops and TravelCenters of America each has invested in the company, with TA providing ...


ELD product from Orbcomm compliance verified by third party  Commercial Carrier Journal

Orbcomm, a global Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) systems provider, has independently verified its Pro-400 fleet management solution ...


From trucking solutions to giving working capital loans, Nandan Nilekani-backed Fortigo charts a new growth path  YourStory

After its recent $10 billion funding, Nandan Nilekani-backed Bengaluru-based B2B logistics platform Fortigo is aiming for a turnover of Rs 300 crore.


Jayride is global and now wants to be the “NDC of ride-hailing”  Web In Travel

Jayride is global and now wants to be the “NDC of ride-hailing” 17/07/2019, by Vera Lye, in Distribution, Featured, Marketing, News, Sectors, Uncategorized.


Volvo Group cruises to sales and earnings record amid slowing truck orders  FreightWaves

Volvo Group posted record second-quarter sales and earnings but warned that production cuts are likely in the second half as a huge backlog of heavy-duty ...


Road safety action plan to bring tougher seatbelt laws and alcolocks  Fleet World

The Department for Transport's has set out a major package of measures to reduce the number of people killed and injured on roads, including plans for tougher ...


Learn how to implement an electric vehicle strategy at Fleet Live 2019  FleetNews

The two-day event gives fleet decision-makers of all levels of experience a chance to listen, learn and share their thoughts and actions on the topics currently ...


Australia urged to move away from oil dependency or risk fuel supply crisis  The Guardian

Submission to government review calls for urgent uptake of electric vehicles, a boost to public transport and tightening of efficiency standards.


Nordwind 737 evacuated after aborting Moscow take-off run  Flightglobal

Russian investigators are probing a serious incident at Moscow Sheremetyevo airport during which a Boeing 737-800 was evacuated after aborting its take-off ...


Australia "international laggard" in fuel efficiency: think tank - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

CANBERRA, July 18 (Xinhua) -- Australia is facing a fuel supply crisis unless it decreases its dependence on oil, a leading think tank has warned.


Smart Tachograph Legislation implemented  Fleet Transport

Annex 1C (EU 2016/799) – the smart tachograph legislation has come into effect across the European Union. The new legislation, first discussed by the ...


Bison Transport’s Treana Moniz all business when it comes to trucking  The Trucker

Treana Moniz loves her career as a professional driver. “I can't think of anything that I'd be interested in doing, outside of trucking,” she said. She spoke with me ...


Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation Plans To Go Completely Electric With E-Buses By 2030  India Times

New reports indicate that BMTC is now aiming to go fully electric for its state transport fleet of buses, by procuring as many as 1500 electric buses by the next ...


US shippers seek balance on truck capacity seesaw  JOC.com

Shippers own the US freight market right now, but they are finding the cost of poor or inconsistent trucking *service* can outweigh the benefit of lower rates.


Truckmaker Volvo lifts market forecast amid higher deliveries  The Business Times

Stockholm. SWEDEN'S Volvo raised its market forecasts for North America and Europe on Thursday, as higher trucks and construction equipment deliveries ...


Deadly accident fails to dent ambitions of electric scooter companies in battle to launch services on UK roads  Telegraph.co.uk

At first glance it was just another tragedy on the congested streets of South London. But the recent death of YouTube star Emily Hartridge in a collision with a ...


What are the biggest challenges facing fleets?  FleetNews

Fleets decision-makers have said that congestion and increased vehicle taxation are the two biggest issues facing the industry over the next five years.


Arnold gets new fleet of bio-gas buses  Gedling Eye

A new fleet of environmentally-friendly buses will start serving passengers in Arnold from next week. The nine bio-gas double deck buses – from an order of 67 ...


By 2025, Intelligent Transportation System Market Is Projected to Showcase Significant Growth  Technology Magazine

The global intelligent transportation system market has lately been growing at a significant pace, characterized by the increasing emphasis on smart ...


Recent Study: Technology Advancements for Efficient Braking Drive Automotive Brake Valve Market  Consulting Industry News

Automotive break valves are also commonly known as load-sensing valves, and are an essential component for the safe functioning of the automobile.


New drivers could face ban from driving at night  FleetNews

Fleets looking to employ newly qualified drivers may face added difficulties due to plans being considered by the Department for Transport (DfT). Graduated ...


Venson awarded FTA Van Excellence accreditation for fifth year  FleetPoint

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 14:21. No Comments. 738 Views. Fleet Management, Fleet News, Freight Transport Association (FTA), General News, News, ...


The Chinese Merchant Marine Supports Beijing's Security Interests  The Maritime Executive

[By Devin Thorne and Ben Spevack] On a late June morning in 2014, Vietnamese fisheries inspection...


Short-term action needed to cut transport emissions, says LowCVP  FleetNews

Organisations must take short-term action to cut transport emissions instead of waiting for the electric solution to arrive, says the Low Carbon Vehicle ...


Environmental activists stop the traffic in Dublin  The Irish Times

Extinction Rebellion stage disruptions to highlight rising air pollution in capital.


Sustainable Logistics: Nexxiot Awarded Funding To Reduce Emissions  Railways Africa

Nexxiot, the specialist for applied digital solutions in logistics, continues its growth course. In recent days, the start-up has received a grant to reduce gre.


2019 Top 20 Best Fleets to Drive For according to TCA  Commercial Carrier Journal

Twenty fleets have been recognized by the Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge in the 2019 Best Fleets to Drive For program. At TCA's Annual ...


Fleets must embrace mobility mindset, says Goodwood Corporate Mobility  FleetNews

Fleet decision-makers wanting to embrace the corporate mobility mindset should focus on three key areas of travel provision, says Goodwood Corporate ...


ATRI Calls for Operational Cost Data From Fleets  Transport Topics Online

The American Transportation Research Institute is looking for for-hire motor carriers to participate in the annual update to its Operational Costs of Trucking ...


COE supply to shrink for Aug to Oct period  The Straits Times

Vehicle buyers are in for a markedly smaller supply of certificates of entitlement (COEs) for the August to October quota period, in line with a record number of ...


New BIK rates could result in vehicle order delay  FleetNews

By Gary Smith, managing director, Europcar Mobility Group UK.


Fleets, Maintenance Shops Eye 24-Hour Service to Enhance Driver Productivity  Transport Topics Online

Fleets Do Their Own Truck Repairs, Open *Service* Bays to Offset Cost.


Fleets Conduct Real-Life Tests Before Committing to New Tires  Transport Topics Online

Improvements to truck tire technology in recent years have created a collection of products that manufacturers often tout as their most advanced, longest-wearing ...


NACFE Chooses 10 Fleets for Run on Less Regional Event  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] The North American Council for Freight Efficiency announced 10 fleets will participate in this fall's ...


Walmart Expands Private Fleet Delivery, Adds New Intermodal Service  Transport Topics Online

Walmart has begun expanding the scope and capabilities of its private fleet, taking over store distribution from dedicated contract carriers at facilities in Maine, ...


Opinion: The Maintenance Shop's Role in Fleet Optimization  Transport Topics Online

Making the best use of your fleet should include considering the role of the maintenance shop. No company wants to continually rely on always having spare ...


Fleets Credit Safety Systems, Video With Reducing Crashes, Claims  Transport Topics Online

ATLANTA — Active safety technologies such as collision mitigation and lane departure warnings have proved effective at preventing crashes, but proper ...


Government targets particulate matter from fleet cars  FleetNews

UK Government calls for action to tackle particulate matter released from tyres and brakes.


Among Canada's Top Fleets: RST & Sunbury Transport Take Home Coveted Award for Second Year  GlobeNewswire

SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick, April 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With over 110 years combined experience, RST & Sunbury Transport (RST-Sunbury) draw ...


Fleets Prepare Drivers for Extreme Cold  Transport Topics Online

Trucking groups prepared their drivers for the polar vortex gripping the Midwest with tips on operations and safety. The blast of arctic cold swept the region for ...


Some Fleets, 3PLs Turn to Near-Shore Staffing to Address Shortage of Office Workers  Transport Topics Online

While the freight transportation industry has struggled for years to recruit and retain truck drivers and maintenance technicians, many companies are facing ...


Lanehub to Reward Shippers for Helping Fleets Secure Backhauls  Transport Topics Online

Lanehub, a provider of freight lane matching services, said it will soon begin providing financial incentives to shippers that help their contract carriers find ...


Falcon Transport opens up about mass trucking fleet layoff  Commercial Carrier Journal

Falcon Transport — the roughly 700-truck fleet that suddenly shuttered operations late last month and left its drivers, equipment and freight stranded — says it ...


Fleets Consider Benefits, Costs of 6x2 Axle Configurations  Transport Topics Online

Are 6x2 axle configurations a good way to boost the efficiency of heavy-duty trucks, or do the complications outweigh the benefits? The answer varies from one ...


Fleet leaves hundreds of drivers stranded after sudden closure  Overdrive Magazine

In a story echoing that of the high-profile Christmas Eve 2009 closure of mega-fleet Arrow Trucking, the 700-truck operation Falcon Transport on Friday, April 26, ...


The rise of private fleets (and dedicated operations)  DC Velocity

The desire for committed capacity, reliable *service*, and predictable cost has created a surge of interest in dedicated and private fleets. That will change the ...


Fleets Seek Aftermarket Companies That Are Easy to Do Business With  Transport Topics Online

LAS VEGAS — Fleet executives are standardizing parts ordering and maintenance procedures as they deal with truck equipment that is increasingly complex ...


Remote Diagnostics to the Rescue  Transport Topics Online

Remote diagnostics systems available on modern trucks are helping fleets avoid costly repairs and reduce vehicle downtime, and this technology is rapidly ...


Amazon Adds Planes to Shipping Fleet to Speed Up Prime Deliveries  Transport Topics Online

Amazon.com is adding 15 aircraft to its shipping fleet in an effort to speed up delivery to customers' doors. The online retailer announced June 18 that it will ...


Mississippi Fleet Preps Young Drivers for Road Ahead  Transport Topics Online

John Stomps, CEO and founder of Total Transportation of Mississippi, said the need for drivers caused him to look into a new strategy in January 2018 — one ...


TuSimple Proceeds With Plans to Build World's Largest Self-Driving Truck Fleet  Transport Topics Online

LAS VEGAS — Autonomous truck developer TuSimple said it will expand its U.S. test fleet to 40 vehicles by June, which the company claims will make it the ...


Bison Transport Expands U.S. Presence with Acquisition of Wisconsin Fleet  Heavy Duty Trucking

Candian carrier Bison Transport has acquired H.O. Wolding, a 320-truck, dry van fleet with truckload operations in the U.S. Midwest, Northeast and Southeast ...


Perspective: Best Practices for Fleets' Contract Security  Transport Topics Online

Contract security breaches can result in severe and high-profile consequences for a business, especially in today's hyper-connected world. What are some best ...


Gorilla Safety Launches Fleet Management App  Transport Topics Online

ATLANTA — Gorilla Safety introduced an app designed to improve fleet management at American Trucking Associations' 2019 Technology & Maintenance ...


ELD Era Brings Fleets, Shippers Toward More Collaboration, Experts Say  Transport Topics Online

The trucking market has undergone change in many forms over the years as technology and regulatory developments have exerted larger and more intense ...


'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 ...


Competition Heats Up in Trailer-Tracking Market  Transport Topics Online

As the capabilities of onboard sensors and trailer-tracking systems have expanded, so has the level of competition in this segment of the trucking technology ...


Tesla's plan to deliver fully self-driving cars this year worries regulators and experts  Stuff.co.nz

Tesla is racing to be first to the market with a self-driving car made for the masses, promising to send as soon as this year an over-the-air software update that ...


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