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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.

ConversionU adds 46 new online driver training modules

ConversionU has added 46 new training modules to the suite of driver training content in the Conversion e-Learning Academy solution. The company says the new modules include courses that allow students ...

Transport Pro software adds integrated scanning feature with Transflo Mobile

Transport Pro, a transportation management software provider based in Nashville, Tenn., announced an integrated scanning feature that uses the Transflo Mobile app from Pegasus TransTech. The integration saves office personnel time ...

CarriersEdge adds driver training courses in Spanish

CarriersEdge, providers of online safety and compliance training tools, announced the first of a series of training courses that have been translated to help meet the needs of Spanish speaking ...

FourKites adds rail tracking to visibility platform

FourKites announced the availability of rail tracking to its real-time freight visibility and orchestration platform. With the addition of rail/intermodal freight tracking, FourKites says it has taken the next step towards ...

KeHE Distributors fights driver distraction with video safety program

Lytx, provider of the exception-based DriveCam video safety program, shared some insights from how its customer KeHE Distributors uses the technology to fight cognitive driver distraction. The DriveCam program combines video ...

New tech helps fleets, drivers make truck parking more productive and satisfying

The time drivers spend, or waste, searching for truck parking is not captured by electronic logging devices, telematics systems or other mobile technology. To find the productivity impact of parking activities, the ...

Paper Transport to deploy 10-4 Systems software for shipment visibility

10-4 Systems, a company that provides an automated visibility portal that connects shippers, carriers and brokers to track freight and receive delivery notifications, announced a partnership with Paper Transport Inc. The ...

Omnitracs adds smartphone tracking option to Virtual Load View product

Omnitracs, a provider of fleet management systems to transportation and logistics companies, has added a smartphone mobile application to its Virtual Load View (VLV) product. The company says VLV replaces manual tracking ...

SADA Systems creates transportation software, Atom, with Google Cloud

SADA Systems, a large technology consulting firm and cloud-based software developer, has launched a new transportation asset management platform: Atom. The company says Atom leverages Google Maps and location services technology ...

Weather alert: ALK expands options for mapping, routing

Last year, Transport America was recognized as the 2016 CCJ Innovator of the Year by Commercial Carrier Journal for developing an automated weather alert system. The company’s IT department developed a system ...

Norm Ellis named as president of EROAD

EROAD, a provider of fleet management, electronic tax reporting and ELD compliance applications for the transportation industry, announced that Norm Ellis has been named to the position of president. Reporting to ...

Tech helps fleets lower risk with immediate driver feedback, training

One the hottest trends in fleet technology is the automation of driver risk management. CCJ has recently covered a number of technologies that give drivers real-time feedback and coaching in the cab for behaviors ...

New software helps carriers, brokers automate bid requests

Transportation companies are inundated with bid requests during the fall and winter months. The requests come in waves of emails with attached files. Their customers expect the files returned with pricing ...

Carrier Logistics intros freight dimensioning, weighing system

A faster, trouble-free weighing and measuring of shipments to help carriers save on costs and provide accurate rates has been introduced by Carrier Logistics Inc. (CLI) in partnership with Rice Lake ...

Chasing down risk: new tech to help fleets respond faster to driver problems

The information reported by driver safety and compliance technologies has a short shelf life. Alerts from telematics systems for risky driving behaviors like speeding, harsh braking or logbook violations have to be acted ...