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Articles by Aaron Huff

Aaron Huff is the Senior Editor of Commercial Carrier Journal. Huff’s career in the transportation industry began at a family-owned trucking company and expanded to CCJ, where for the past 14 years he has specialized in covering business and technology for online and print readers and speaking at industry events. A recipient of numerous regional and national awards, Huff holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Brigham Young University and a Masters Degree from the University of Alabama.

Predicting driver turnover: the model sends a message

Predictive analytics have become part of our daily routine. Many of our online activities are tracked and fed through computer models and algorithms that learn our behaviors and make recommendations on what ...

Lytx signs 900+ fleets to video-based DriveCam safety program in 2016

Lytx announced that more than 900 fleets from all segments became new clients in 2016, contributing to double-digit growth for the company and bringing its total client count to more ...

CarriersEdge adds driver surveys to online training platform

CarriersEdge, providers of online safety and compliance training tools, announced that customers now have the ability to conduct customized driver surveys on the CarriersEdge platform to gain insight into company performance ...

Stepping up to e-commerce: tech helps fleets complete the final mile

In the early 1990s, Wal-Mart became the largest customer for a number of dry-van and refrigerated carriers as it was rapidly expanding its retail presence. A lot has changed since then. ...

Trucker Tools’ Load Track now integrated with MercuryGate TMS

Trucker Tools, provider of the popular smartphone app used by owner operators and small carrier drivers with a built-in Load Track connectivity platform, announced an integration with MercuryGate’s Transportation Management Software ...
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Freight matching software uShip lands $25M investment

uShip, an online shipping marketplace and freight automation software provider, announced the close of a $25 million Series D round of funding led by DB Schenker, one of the world’s largest ...

Arnold Transportation deploys video-based SmartDrive system

SmartDrive Systems, a provider of driving performance systems that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, announced that Arnold Transportation Services has deployed the SmartDrive video-based safety program. “Safety is at the ...

TransVix, DAT form alliance to create futures exchange for line haul rates

TransVix and DAT Solutions announced a strategic alliance to create a Trucking Futures Exchange to list and trade contracts based on trucking line haul rates. The TransVix Exchange will list contracts ...

GPS Insight now offering ELD system

GPS Insight, a technology provider of GPS vehicle and asset tracking for commercial and government fleets, announced a new Electronic Logging Device (ELD) system. The ELD system bundles an Android tablet hardwired to ...

Omnitracs releases new Roadnet app for routing vehicles, drivers

Omnitracs, a provider of fleet management systems to transportation and logistics companies, announced the release of Roadnet Anywhere v4.4. The latest version incorporates tools to quantify savings and analyze effectiveness of ...

Startup Enlistics hopes to predict driver turnover with social media data

Enlistics, a University of Chicago startup that matches people to jobs with the help of social media data, announces the launch of Enlistics: Trucking, a hiring system for the trucking ...

Stay Metrics creates new predictive driver turnover model

Stay Metrics, providers of an evidence-based driver engagement platform, research, and analytics that enable motor carriers to retain more of their best drivers, announces the next generation of its predictive ...

SmartDrive Systems reports 94 percent organic growth in 2016

SmartDrive Systems, a provider of driving performance systems that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, announced its business results for 2016. The company reported organic growth of 94 percent year-over-year ...

Jim Rodi to lead PeopleNet’s new Transportation group

PeopleNet, a Trimble Company and provider of fleet mobility technology, has promoted Jim Rodi to executive vice president and general manager of the newly formed Transportation group. In his new role, PeopleNet ...