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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.

Mesilla Valley Transportation chooses SmartDrive video-based safety program

Mesilla Valley has seen improved performance in key areas that are predictive of collision frequency and severity.

ALK Maps adds new traffic, routing visualization overlays

ALK Technologies has added new map overlays to improve route planning and data insights in ALK Maps

Flagger Force sees incident damage costs in fleet drop 33 percent with SmartDrive

SmartDrive Systems, a provider of video-based driver performance systems that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, announced that customer Flagger Force has reduced its incident damage costs by 33 percent ...

SmartDrive ranks on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500

SmartDrive, a provider of driving performance systems for reducing collisions and improving fuel efficiency, announced it ranked 469 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500

Ordering the combo package of fleet connectivity

In the past few years, companies have been taking big strides to corner the market of connected fleet technologies.

Fleets talk transformation at Telogis conference

The Telogis Latitude conference, held Oct. 26-28 in Dana Point, Calif., brought together fleet executives from a diverse group of industries. Each had a story to tell about how their ...

SmartDrive adds lightweight deployment option for video-based safety system

SmartDrive Systems announced the option for fleets to deploy a single-camera, light version of its video-based safety system.

Finding the signs of driver turnover

Omnitracs Analytics has found the early signs of driver turnover by running fleets' operational data through its algorithms.

Danella Companies sees big safety improvements from video-based program

Overall, the construction fleet experienced a 79 percent improvement in its safety score with a reduction in litigation expenses, better driver retention and greater operational efficiency.

The next generation spot market: truck capacity, pricing on demand

In many ways, the trucking industry is becoming just like the travel industry in terms of pricing. With popular search sites like Expedia, Priceline and Kayak, consumers can make instant ...

TMW Systems updates portfolio at TransForm user conference

During the 2015 TransForum user conference, TMW Systems announced a number of new products, services and enhanced capabilities for its extensive portfolio

TMW Systems shows fleets how to ‘make time’ with business intelligence

TMW Systems is creating its own big data analytics platform specifically for transportation. This new “vertical analytics” platform can be used to predict certain behaviors within the industry using structured ...

PeopleNet takes its new ‘ConnectedFleet’ platform to the Cloud

PeopleNet announced a new ConnectedFleet platform that enables third party developers, its fleet customers, and the company itself to utilize real-time data to support the growing ecosystem of mobile and ...

Telematics in the driver’s seat of connected vehicles

As busy as OEMs are with connected vehicle technology, telematics companies carry an equally heavy load. They are building engines of a different kind to power big data analytics.