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The BlackBerry is back with Radar for asset, cargo monitoring

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

Wayne Smith Trucking deploys Orbcomm trailer tracking

By knowing the trailer count at each location, Wayne Smith Trucking plans to improve asset utilization and efficiency.

Mobile tech brings ‘cardless’ payments to trucking, logistics

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

Peloton shows truck platooning in Michigan; commercial release set for 2018

Working with major truck OEM’s, safety suppliers and leading fleets, Peloton plans to release its driver-assistive truck platooning system in 2018.

Zonar completes ELD data transfer test with FMCSA

TThe successful test meets the ELD mandate requirement for drivers to transmit log data electronically while roadside to FMCSA’s ELD monitoring software.
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Driving scores: fleets using new tech to engage driver performance

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

Trucker Tools’ freight matching Smart Capacity portal integrated with McLeod Software’s PowerBroker

East Coast Transport, a mid-size 3PL that manages time- and temperature-sensitive shipments, is among the first companies to use the integrated system from Trucker Tools ...

CarriersEdge adds driver training course on delivery safety

The new course is designed to help drivers safely handle maneuvering in tight, congested conditions while making deliveries.

SmartDrive’s driver assist tech recognized by BIG Awards program

SmartDrive's SmartSense Intelligence Suite is a finalist in the Business Intelligence Group’s BIG Awards for Business New Product of the Year category.

FourKites certifies ELDs for data sharing qualities

FourKites says the initiative will encourage shippers and 3PLs to help carriers select ELD providers.

Trucker Path creates Parking Prediction app feature for drivers

The new Parking Prediction feature compiles four years of data and over one million monthly community-powered parking updates.

Several vendors in FMCSA’s ELD registry using the same product

Partnerships and reseller agreements are becoming more common as ELD products continue to flood the market.

Bulkmatic Transport renews Smartdrive video safety program

Bulkmatic implemented the SmartDrive program in 2014, and has since achieved a 50 percent reduction in the number of DOT-recordable accidents.

Fleets doing business in CA use logbook data to comply with labor laws

A fleet owner says electronic logging devices mitigate the risks of doing business in California.