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CCJ Tech Toolbox: Developing in-house tech for your fleet

Developing one’s own technology can be helpful in instances when options on the market may not be suitable — or even available. Two fleets share their stories here.

CCJ Tech Toolbox: Most common fleet tech? Asset management, poll shows

With the electronic logging device mandate still months from implementation, no single technology garnered more than 50 percent of industrywide acceptance in CCJ’s survey, though asset management tools such as ...

CCJ Tech Toolbox: How one carrier turned opportunity into reality

When driver feedback and corporate research uncovered trailer tracking as a worthwhile technology to onboard at Transport America, Tom Benusa said his team’s first step toward adoption came internally with ...

CCJ Tech Toolbox: Performing a cost-benefit analysis on your fleet’s tech

A cost-benefit analysis is a valuable resource for a fleet to evaluate potential technologies and identify products and/or services best suited for integration. These comprehensive analyses consider every financial implication ...

CCJ Tech Toolbox: Include driver input when deciding to deploy new tech

Arguably the best identifiers of new technology for a fleet are its drivers. Between their time behind the wheel and interacting with their contemporaries and customers, drivers have the most ...
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Tech Toolbox — Choosing the right tech

CCJ Tech Toolbox: Predictive maintenance lets carriers detect equipment problems before they happen

The code only displays when there’s a problem that needs to be fixed, but today’s technology is marching slowly toward the kind of sophistication that can alert drivers and fleets ...

CCJ Tech Toolbox: Remote diagnostics and changing how technicians trained

A generation ago, a set of wrenches was about all a good technician needed to get a down truck back on the road. Fast-forward 25 years, and a laptop and ...

CCJ Tech Toolbox: How vehicle health reports help fleets cut downtime

From the June entry in CCJ's Tech Toolbox: Vehicle health reports can contain more than 130 parameter values and store data every 30 minutes for up to 500 reports – ...

CCJ Tech Toolbox: Real-time diagnostics slash downtime, boost productivity

In this sixth edition of CCJ’s Tech Toolbox, we look at some of the technology and methods available to fleets that can help streamline the diagnostics and repair process, control ...

Tech Toolbox — Maintenance

CCJ Tech Toolbox: Onboarding and tapping into a driver’s first 90 days

As predictive modeling and gamification reach a more mature state within the industry, carriers increasingly are looking at driver onboarding as a growing area of focus for trucking’s surge in ...

CCJ Tech Toolbox: Gamifying the driver experience

Driver scoring and gamification systems rely on the river of data generated by ELDs and fleet management software to create a program that allows carriers to score drivers on performance, ...