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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 proven effective at preventing crashes, but proper ...


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 ...


Lion Sets Class 8 Electric Truck Production for Fall  Transport Topics Online

ATLANTA — The Lion Electric Co. wants to demystify electric commercial vehicles for its customers. “To do an electric truck is not easy. It's very hard work, years ...


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, ...


Trimble, Decisiv Partner to Connect Fleets With Repair Data From Service Providers  Transport Topics Online

ATLANTA — Trimble Transportation has partnered with Decisiv to streamline communications and data sharing between fleet maintenance shops and their ...


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 ...


Lytx Debuts Tiered Platform for Safety, Fleet Services  Transport Topics Online

SAN DIEGO — Lytx is rolling out an updated suite of video safety and telematics services that company executives said is a response to the evolving ...


Fleets on Alert for 'Staged Accidents' as Spotlight Falls on Louisiana Trial  Transport Topics Online

Fender benders on the interstates in and around New Orleans are as common as a homemade bowl of jambalaya for lunch. But an accident on Interstate 10 at ...


TMC Council Asks for Input on Mirrorless Systems for Trucks  Transport Topics Online

ATLANTA — The Technology & Maintenance Council's Cab & Control Study Group is asking for input as the trucking industry begins exploring use of sensors, ...


New TMC Chairman Kenneth Calhoun Aims to Bolster Technician Recruiting, Training  Transport Topics Online

Advancing the Technology & Maintenance Council's efforts to address the trucking industry's technician shortage and enhancing education and training for ...


Editorial: Mining Data to Cover More Miles  Transport Topics Online

The importance of mining repair data for information that can help improve the performance of motor carriers' equipment was a continuous message during ...


P.S.I. Announces Latest Tire Management Product TireView  Transport Topics Online

ATLANTA — Pressure Systems International announced a new tire pressure monitoring system for trucks, tractors and trailers at American Trucking ...


China, Ethiopian Airlines Ground Their Max 8 Fleets  Aviation International News

Ethiopian Airlines has followed the Civil Aviation Authority of China in grounding all its Boeing 737 Max 8s in response to Sunday morning's crash of one of the ...


TMC, FleetNet America Unveil Findings From Benchmarking Program  Transport Topics Online

ATLANTA — One truckload fleet averaged more than 75000 miles between roadside breakdowns in the fourth quarter last year, about seven times the vertical ...


NACFE's Second 'Run on Less' Competition to Focus on Regional Drivers  Transport Topics Online

ATLANTA — The North American Council for Freight Efficiency has started to accept applications for its second “Run on Less” competition, focusing on the ...


Nolan family sue over truckloads of 'missing' money  The Times

The family that controls Ireland's biggest trucking company is suing their former solicitor and financial adviser, claiming they were defrauded of €7m. The Nolan ...


Viktor Dovhan: Why developing river transport is important  Kyiv Post

Despite its importance, performance of the transport and logistics sector in Ukraine is still below par, and the available infrastructure is substandard. Chronic ...


Demand Remains Strong for Used Class 8s in January  Transport Topics Online

Sales of used Class 8 trucks in January fell compared with a year ago, but the average heavy-duty truck brought 10% more money as customer demand ...


NTI, WIT urge fleets to participate in WIT index data collection  The Trucker

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The National Transportation Institute (NTI) and Women In Trucking (WIT) are again partnering to facilitate the data collection and analysis ...


Pinpointing ETAs  Transport Topics Online

Fleets Pull Together Data Points for More Accurate Arrival Times.


February Class 8 Orders Slow; Backlog Falls  Transport Topics Online

Class 8 orders for February trickled in to reach 16,900, down 58% compared with a year earlier, reflecting a backlog already swollen by record demand in 2018, ...


NACFE Report Covers Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure  Transport Topics Online

Charging infrastructure has been identified as one of the largest unknowns and sources of anxiety for fleets considering near-term adoption of battery-electric ...


CVSA's Collin Mooney: Trouble Awaits Fleets Delaying Switch From AOBRDs to ELDs  Transport Topics Online

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A “manufacturers crisis” in transferring automatic onboard recording device software into electronic logging devices is in the making, ...


IKEA Australia commits to all-electric delivery vehicle fleet by 2025  The Driven

The Australian branch of Swedish home furnishings giant Ikea is taking its transport fleet all-electric, with a commitment to have quit internal combustion engines ...


Omnitracs Aims to Boost Fleet Efficiency by Migrating to 'Cloud-Native' Platform  Transport Topics Online

DALLAS — Omnitracs has embarked on a mission to reduce wasted time and inefficiency in trucking by harnessing the latest advances in cloud computing and ...


Japan launches World’s first all weather electric robot bus  Urban Transport News

Japanese company Muji launched world's first all weather autnomus robot bus named Gacha in Helsinki, Finland last week. The first bus will roll out in 2020.


Driver Retention Boosted by Recognition, Opportunity, Experts Say  Transport Topics Online

SAN DIEGO — Creative methods for recruiting new hires and recognizing existing drivers' efforts can help commercial fleets keep their vehicles' seats filled, ...


ATRI Study Looks at Legal Marijuana's Impact on Fleet Operations  Heavy Duty Trucking

One of the greatest societal changes in the United States over the past decade has been the push to legalize marijuana for both recreational and medical use.


Passenger Transport System Market Growing Popularity and Emerging Trends in the Industry Analysis by Key Players: Thales, Siemens, Garmin, Kapsch TrafficCom  Insurance News Net

Edison , NJ -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/28/2019 -- Passenger Transport System refers to monitoring the performance of passenger transport fleets and operations.


AI in Trucking  Transport Topics Online

The terms artificial intelligence and automation pepper discussions about the transportation industry's future, often closely followed by mentions of autonomous ...


Dana, Hyliion Partner to Market Electric-Hybrid Technology  Transport Topics Online

Dana Inc. said it became the largest investor in Class 8 electrification company Hyliion Inc., expanding its ability to offer complete diesel-electric hybrid systems ...


Boeing 737 Max Black-Box Analysis Gets Underway in Ethiopia  Bloomberg

Air-crash experts are gathering in Ethiopia to analyze black-box data from a Boeing Co. 737 Max jetliner as controversy over the model's safety intensifies ...


Jack Cooper Transport announces mass layoff  FreightWaves

Jack Cooper Transport Company has announced its intention to stop yard management operations and lay off 425 employees at its Louisville, Kentucky ...


GenZe Introduces a Turnkey e-Bike Solution for Fleet Operators  Associated Press

This *content* is a press release from our partner Business Wire. The AP newsroom and editorial departments were not involved in its creation.


Ugly As The 737 MAX Situation Is, Boeing Is Insulated By Airlines' Fear Of Missing Out  Forbes

Airbus is unlikely to win any long-term market share due to the Lion Air and Ethiopian 737 MAX tragedies because the penalties are huge for Boeing customers ...


Tank trailer tip-over incidents | Aiding Investigation best practices  Modern Bulk Transporter

Usher Transport personnel discuss best practices developed in “Spilt Milk: Cleaning a Spill, Responding on the Scene & Aiding an Investigation"


9 Fleet Management Challenges and How to Overcome Them  Reliable Plant Magazine

It is easy for fleet management to be pushed lower on the priority list during digital initiatives. While understandable, this is also high-risk. Fortunately, modern ...


Global Fleet of Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft Grounded | Commercial Aviation content from Aviation Week  Aviation Week

Airline operators are temporarily grounding Boeing 737-8s following the fatal crash of an Ethiopian Airlines 737-8 on March 10.


Greening the fleet with intelligent transport systems  Government Europa

ERTICO – ITS Europe explains its goals for “greening the fleet” and how different tools and technologies can contribute as part of a coherent strategy.


A Ticket To Ride Through Smart Software Cities  Forbes

The new smart cities of the future are being engineered with Internet of Things (IoT) sensors embedded throughout their core fabric.


Boeing Planes Are Grounded in U.S. After Days of Pressure  The New York Times

After days of mounting pressure, the United States grounded Boeing's 737 Max aircraft on Wednesday, reversing an earlier decision in which American ...


Best Limo Car Service Vehicle To Hire For Transportation  ValueWalk

Limo car *service* has been so much in trend. Be it business travel or wedding, hiring a luxurious ride offers ultimate convenience.


What the car industry has done to help fight climate change – and what it needs to do next  The European Sting

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Madeleine Hillyer, US Media Relations ...


Smart transport: intelligent mobility 'will change everything' | Fleet Management Home  FleetNews

There are challenges to address, but connected and autonomous vehicles will revolutionise transport and travel.


With Ethiopian crash, a second new Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet goes down  The Washington Post

A crash that killed 157 people on Sunday was the second incident in recent months involving a Boeing 737 MAX 8. A Lion Air flight using the same model went ...


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.


Air Canada grounds Boeing 737 Max 8 jets until at least July 1 to reassure passengers  The Globe and Mail

Air Canada has decided to remove its grounded Boeing 737 Max 8 jets from *service* until at least July 1 in order to provide more certainty for passengers that ...


From California to Oslo: foreign subsidies fuel Norway's e-car boom, for now  Reuters

OSLO (Reuters) - On the outskirts of Oslo, a row of Fiat 500es imported from California stand parked in the snow outside the Buddy Electric dealership, part of a ...


Eaton contributing several components for SuperTruckII program  The Trucker

GALESBURG, Mich.— Power management company Eaton says it is contributing several components to truck manufacturers participating in the Department of ...


Contrasting NESTE OYJ/ADR (NTOIY) and Marathon Petroleum (MPC)  Fairfield Current

NESTE OYJ/ADR (OTCMKTS:NTOIY) and Marathon Petroleum (NYSE:MPC) are both energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two ...


Philippine answer to Grab gears up for first major fundraising  Nikkei Asian Review

MANILA -- When local ride-hailing platform Micab launched *service* in Metro Manila last year, the timing seemed unthinkable. Singapore-based unicorn Grab ...


No Clear Flight Path For Airlines On Sustainable Jet Fuel (NYSE:ALK)(NYSE:DAL)  Benzinga

Two days after a report concluded that none of the world's 20 biggest publicly traded airlines is doing enough to tackle climate change, executives from ...


Fleets Eye Camera Systems to Replace Mirrors  Transport Topics Online

Camera monitor systems designed to replace a truck's conventional side mirrors are getting favorable reviews from drivers, according to executives at fleets that ...


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 ...


Hapag-Lloyd Begins TNE Service  Maritime Logistics News

German-based cargo container shipping line Hapag-Lloyd AG is launching a new liner *service* offering a direct connection between…


Fleets Offer Salaries, Other Pay Models to Retain Drivers Amid Labor Shortage  Transport Topics Online

Fleets Offer Pay, Bonuses Beyond Cents Per Mile to Retain Drivers.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Grab vs. Go-Jek: Inside Asia's Battle of the 'Super Apps'  Fortune

The rival ride-hailing services are now dueling to deliver everything from groceries to mortgages to Southeast Asia's middle class.


Omnitracs Partners With Red Hat to Develop Fleet-Management Technology  Transport Topics Online

Omnitracs has formed a partnership with Red Hat, a major provider of open-source, cloud-based software, to accelerate the development of its ...


Black packing containers from Ethiopian crash discovered as planes grounded worldwide  Infosurhoy

Two flight data recorders from Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302 have been found, as airlines around the world began grounding Boeing 737 MAX 8s like the one ...


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 ...


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.


Amazon shipping could be a tipping point for electric fleets  GreenBiz

Amazon could electrify major portions of its delivery fleet and help kickstart the nascent market for electric trucks.


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.”


Wheels Are a Component of Fleets' Lightweighting Efforts  Transport Topics Online

The cost of fuel consistently ranks among the top three expenses for trucking fleets, putting fuel economy at the top of fleet managers' minds. Increasing fuel ...


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 ...


Could Isle of Wight drivers be forced to pay £8 a day to use their cars in Portsmouth?  Isle of Wight County Press

ISLE of Wight drivers could be forced to pay £8 a day to use their cars in Portsmouth if the city is declared a clean air zone.


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: ...


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.


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.


Global mining giants pick autonomous trucks to cut costs  Construction Week Online

Autonomous truck-makers in the spotlight as costs mount and efficiencies decline for mining companies around the world - Products & Services.


With ELD Rollout in Rearview Mirror, Focus Turns to Fleet Management  Transport Topics Online

The telematics-for-trucking market experienced a dramatic explosion in growth over the past three years, driven primarily by the federally mandated rollout 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 ...


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 ...


Opinion: Automating Purchase, Payment Functions Can Benefit Fleets  Transport Topics Online

Fleet managers often can become overwhelmed. They need to invest in new equipment and make decisions that are impacted by labor and financial markets as ...


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.


20 carriers named 'Best Fleets to Drive For' by TCA  Overdrive Magazine

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 ...


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.


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, including better hiring ...


TCA, CarriersEdge Reveal 2019 'Best Fleets to Drive For'  Heavy Duty Trucking

Noting that the winners were selected from a record number of nominees and finalists, the Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge have announced ...


Tackling Electrical Systems  Transport Topics Online

Technicians often don't troubleshoot a truck's electrical system to the extent they could, according to a recent assessment by the Technology & Maintenance ...


'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 ...


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.


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.


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 ...


Best of the best: The 20 companies named Best Fleets to Drive For  Fleet Owner

After a record number of nominees and finalists this year, the Truckload Carriers Assn. (TCA) and CarriersEdge announced the 20 Best Fleets to Drive For.


How TomTom is evolving for autonomous vehicles  VentureBeat

To many, TomTom is synonymous with "Sat Nav" devices plastered to car windshields. But the Dutch mapping company is going all-in on autonomous cars.


Testing Fuel-Saving Technologies  Transport Topics Online

As fleets know, many variables can affect test results for truck fuel-saving technologies and practices.


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 ...


'The struggle is temporary': SG Bike founders predict bright future ahead for bike-sharing  Channel NewsAsia

Bike-sharing could thrive as Singapore develops its Park Connector Network and build cycle-friendly towns, said SG Bike's senior management.


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.


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 ...


Latest 'Most Wanted': Technology's pace quickening, human error in sha  Fleet Owner

All indications in the National Transportation Safety Board's latest "Most Wanted List" of problems to fix in transportation point to one thing: in many ways, ...


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 ...


Delhi drives push for electric vehicles in India  Financial Times

bn in government subsidies will support electric scooters, three-wheelers and buses.


DHL Fattens Alternative Fuel Vehicle Fleet  NGT News

As part of its sustainability efforts, parcel delivery company DHL is rolling out a new fleet of electric delivery vans that will serve U.S. markets.


Paris is building the world's largest fleet of electric bicycles  Quartz

E-bikes are getting a major boost in Paris. Île-de-France Mobilités, Paris's regional transport agency, plans to offer long-term rentals of 10,000 electric bicycles ...


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 ...


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