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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.

Driver scoring: advanced tech helps Cypress Truck Lines keep it simple

Cypress Truck Lines uses advanced technology to manage driver performance, but keeps the process simple to qualify drivers to earn a quarterly bonus.

Stay Metrics hires new COO amid rapid growth

Stay Metrics expects rapid growth of its driver retention solutions and announced the hiring of a new COO, Jerry Scott.

Omnitracs widens scope of driver performance monitoring

Omnitracs plans to add an option to its Critical Event Video (CEV) to monitor driver behaviors at stop signs and stop lights.

Vertical Alliance Group offering free safety, HR webinars in January

Online training provider Vertical Alliance Group is holding four new webinars in the first quarter of 2018.

App developers sharpen focus on driver performance

Mobile apps have become a common strategy to give drivers instant access to performance data they can easily understand and apply.

Driving scores: fleets using new tech to engage driver performance

Fleets have new opportunities to 'gamify' the job experience to recognize and reward drivers.

Mobile tech brings ‘cardless’ payments to trucking, logistics

Payment systems in the transportation industry are beginning to resemble “digital wallet” technologies used by consumers.

Comcar Industries installing Spireon FleetLocate in diverse trailer fleet

Comcar Industries is installing Spireon’s FleetLocate trailer management system in its entire fleet.

PeopleNet releases companion app for Video Intelligence platform

The new app is compatible with Android and iOS-powered devices and gives users the ability to view accident footage immediately.

Verizon Telematics hosts dinner concert for drivers

On Dec. 14, Verizon Telematics hosted an event for truckers crossing the California/Nevada border outside of Las Vegas at the Whiskey Pete’s Truck Stop in ...

Will blockchain extend or disrupt your business?

How and when the “digital ledger” technology of blockchain will make an impact in transportation and logistics remains to be seen.

PeopleNet makes ELD available for its Android mobile platform

Fleet mobility technology provider PeopleNet has made its eDriver Logs Electronic Logging Device (ELD) available for its Android platform.

PrePass ELD now available for iOS devices

PrePass ELD monitors truck driver hours-of-service using a bring-your-own device (BYOD) app in Android and iOS formats.

BlackBerry comes back with Radar for asset tracking, cargo monitoring, freight matching

The new BlackBerry Radar platform uses a self-contained device to capture location and status information about the equipment and cargo.