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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.

J.J. Keller certifies ELD applications on FMCSA registry

Fleets using Keller Mobile products do not need a hardware upgrade to meet the ELD mandate.

Texas TransEastern recognized by Murphy USA

Texas TransEastern (TTE) has been named 2016 Carrier of the Year by Murphy USA, a national gas and convenience store chain.

Kroger private fleet sees 50 percent drop in collisions from video safety program

Within four months Kroger saw a 50 percent reduction in collisions, a 71 percent reduction in handheld cell phone use.

Simplex Group to offer Transflo Telematics ELD product to Hispanic market

The Simplex Group will promote and sell the next-generation Transflo Telematics system.

Automating cash flow, part 2: taking out paperwork, keystrokes and DSO

Central to any strategy to speed cash flow is getting invoices quickly in the hands of customers after loads are delivered.
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Rolling Strong shows new mobile health, wellness platform for drivers

The Rolling Strong health and wellness platform is accessed from both IOS and Android mobile devices as well as in-cab computing systems.

Drivewyze weigh station bypass service comes to California

Drivewyze was awarded a contract to operate its Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass service in the state of California.

What rate volatility? ‘Tepid and anemic’ freight demand tampers assumed impact of ELDs

Every Wednesday, Diane McHaney downloads rate data from DAT Solutions into spreadsheets. As the pricing analyst for Barton Logistics, a nonasset transportation company based in ...

Orbcomm acquires inthinc: portfolio broadens to fleet management, ELD

A long-time customer of Orbcomm’s wireless data services, inthinc has more than 100 customers around the world who operate large commercial vehicle fleets.

FourKites launches temperature tracking for shippers

The FourKites application relays load temperatures and location data every 15 minutes from telematics and trailer temperature tracking manufacturers.

SmartDrive Systems holds inaugural user conference, customer awards program

Many of the sessions were led by SmartDrive customers focusing on best practices in safety and operations.

Crosson Agency exec recognized for safety by Landstar

Agent Lacey Crosson-Cornelius was recognized by Landstar as its 2016 Safety Officer of the Year.

TMW Systems makes BI platform available to Appian users

The optional Reveal Series includes transportation-specific data models and visualization tools.

Pedigree Technologies certifies ELD Chrome product with FMCSA

Pedigree Technologies announced that its ELD Chrome product is now certified with the FMCSA.

Automating cash flow, part 1: peer-to-peer payments in trucking

This three-part series on using technology to improve cash flow begins with a new electronic payment system to manage expenses and accelerate cash receipts.