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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.

Cargo securement: free online Pro-Tread training to prepare for CVSA Roadcheck

Instructional Technologies Inc. (ITI), providers of Pro-Tread online driver training, announced a free cargo securement training focused on open deck transportation companies in advance of ...

Tailwind TMS software now integrates with QuickBooks Online

Each order and dispatch, as well as the details of each freight transaction in Tailwind's sofware, can now be easily synchronized with QuickBooks Online.

KeepTruckin gets $18M in funding; plans to extend ELD telematics platform

Electronic logs and fleet telematics provider KeepTruckin is planning its next moves following an additional $18 million in Series B funding.

Aiming for retention: keeping drivers engaged

A number of products are geared up to help fleets improve driver engagement in key facets of work.

Reading the tea leaves of freight rates: when will ELDs have an impact?

Signs are starting to appear that rate volatility could begin ahead of the Dec., 2017, ELD mandate.
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Konexial to launch integrated ELD and load matching platform

The My20 ELD product will bring load-matching opportunities to a driver’s mobile device with GoLoad.

Averitt Express deploys road-facing version of SmartDrive video system

Averitt selected SmartDrive Shield following a pilot program in which the company determined it was not yet ready for an integrated video-based coaching program.

CarriersEdge adds training module on accident reporting

The module takes drivers through the legal and safety procedures and responsibilities following an accident.

Analysis shows ELDs having no impact on rates

Analysis show that rate increases will have to come from increased demand, but so far demand in 2017 has been soft.

PrePass, Bestpass enter agreement to use single transponder

PrePass will provide Bestpass customers with a single transponder for bypassing and toll payments.

Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec to speak at PeopleNet, TMW conference

The second annual in.sight user conference will be held in Nashville from Sunday, August 13 through Wednesday, August 16.

Automated driver pay, part 3: configuring TMS software

Software developers have flexible products to handle the variety of pay programs in the trucking industry.

Personal or business use? Tech helps fleets bring employee vehicle programs into compliance

Are you using the standard IRS mileage rate to reimburse employees for business miles? You might be paying too much.

Swift Navigation develops GNSS receiver for transportation with pinpoint location accuracy

Automated parking, docking, yard management, platooning, autonomous driving and lane-level truck navigation are possible applications for the new technology.

Automating driver pay, part 2: speeding delivery of docs

Fleets use new mobile technology to speed the flow of information and documents from drivers to automate payroll.