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Freight brokers, 3pls will search for capacity using e-log data from truckers

Freight brokers, 3pls will search for capacity using e-log data from truckers

In the near future, truck drivers and capacity owners could share hours-of-service data with brokers to optimize the freight matching process.
TMW Systems takes BI tools to the cloud

TMW Systems takes BI tools to the cloud

The new cloud versions gives transportation businesses of all types and sizes access to business intelligence, says TMW Systems President David Wangler.
Navistar takes command of big data for truck design, breakdown prevention

Navistar takes command of big data for truck design, breakdown prevention

An analytics team at Navistar supports internal and external customers with advanced statistics and machine learning techniques.
McLeod releases latest LoadMaster, PowerBroker versions; adds new BI tool

McLeod releases latest LoadMaster, PowerBroker versions; adds new BI tool

A new data warehouse and business intelligence product, McLeod IQ, is designed to take advantage of current Microsoft tools such as PowerBI.
ShipX online LTL market rebrands as FreightorGator

ShipX online LTL market rebrands as FreightorGator

The company has temporarily waived its $25 booking fee to shippers to get negotiated direct rates from LTL carriers
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Knight Transportation deploying video-based system

Knight Transportation deploying video-based system

Knight decided to evaluate video safety systems after experiencing a sustained increase in litigation activity involving its fleet
TMW study: rates went up as fleet utilization declined in 2015

TMW study: rates went up as fleet utilization declined in 2015

TMW Systems released results from its most recent 12-month reporting period for the Transportation & Logistics Study.
Big data, part 4: latching onto video, comparative analysis

Big data, part 4: latching onto video, comparative analysis

Now that the era of big data has arrived, the evolution continues towards higher levels of predictive and prescriptive intelligence.
Big data, part 3: seeing your fleet in multiple dimensions

Big data, part 3: seeing your fleet in multiple dimensions

As the volume of data in your enterprise increases, so do the opportunities to harness it and find new ways to improve.
Big data, part 2: The view from the driver's seat
Fortune Transportation selects SmartDrive's video safety program

Fortune Transportation selects SmartDrive’s video safety program

SmartDrive Systems announced that Fortune Transportation is deploying the SmartDrive video-based safety program across its fleet of more than 150 vehicles.
Investment firm to acquire video telematics provider Lytx for $500M

Investment firm to acquire video telematics provider Lytx for $500M

Video telematics provider Lytx has signed an agreement to be acquired by Chicago-based private equity firm GTCR.
Omnitracs hires Brad Taylor to oversee data and Internet of Things offerings

Omnitracs hires Brad Taylor to oversee data and Internet of Things offerings

In his post, Taylor will oversee all Omnitracs’ data offerings and operations that include Omnitracs Analytics, new data products and services and the overall big data strategy.
SmartDrive talks evolution of video, big data analytics with release of SmartIQ Suite

SmartDrive talks evolution of video, big data analytics with release of SmartIQ Suite

SmartDrive says its new SmartIQ Suite can identify savings opportunities and give fleets prescriptive information to achieve goals in safety, operations and maintenance,
The sharing economy: 5 ways to strike gold in trucking

The sharing economy: 5 ways to strike gold in trucking

Entrepreneurs and investors are eyeing opportunities to strike it rich by simplifying complex freight transactions.