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Telematics & Fleet Tracking

Regional Fuel Hauler Waccamaw Transport Reduces Insurance Premiums by 10% As a Result of SmartDrive Deployment

Regional Fuel Hauler Waccamaw Transport Reduces Insurance Premiums by 10% As a Result of SmartDrive Deployment

| October 15, 2019

Family-owned, Safety-focused Fleet Turns to Video to Protect Its Employees and the Company SmartDrive Systems, a leader in video-based safety and transportation intelligence, today announced Waccamaw Transport has deployed the SmartDrive® video-based safety program across its entire fuel tank fleet. Since rollout, Waccamaw has had drivers exonerated and the company has benefitted from a 10% decrease in […]

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DeepRoute to Begin Testing Self-Driving Vehicles in California

DeepRoute to Begin Testing Self-Driving Vehicles in California

| October 14, 2019

The Company’s Recent Autonomous Vehicle Testing Permit Brings It One Step Closer to Full Vehicle Autonomy on the Roads DeepRoute, an international self-driving vehicle startup, has received an Autonomous Vehicle Testing (AVT) permit from the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). The permit enables DeepRoute to test its autonomous vehicle fleet under the supervision of experienced safety operators, […]

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Transportation Analytics Market Worth $27.4 Billion by 2024

Transportation Analytics Market Worth $27.4 Billion by 2024

| October 14, 2019

Roadways mode to hold the largest market size during the forecast period According to a new market research report “Transportation Analytics Market by Type (Descriptive Analytics, Predictive Analytics, Prescriptive Analytics), Mode (Roadways, Railways, Airways, and Waterways), Region (North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, MEA) – Global Forecast to 2024”, published by MarketsandMarkets™, the Transportation Analytics Market is expected to […]

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People

Cummins Inc. Names Amy Adams VP of Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Technologies

Cummins Inc. Names Amy Adams VP of Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Technologies

| October 14, 2019

Cummins is investing in two primary types of fuel cells, Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) and Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Cummins Inc. announced that Amy Adams will join the Electrified Power business segment as Vice President – Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Technologies. In this newly created role, Adams will oversee the Hydrogenics business and the other […]

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Utility Trailer Congratulates Remy Braun of D&D Sexton, as ATA’s Driver of the Year

Utility Trailer Congratulates Remy Braun of D&D Sexton, as ATA’s Driver of the Year

| October 11, 2019

He has made 21 state appearances and three appearances at the National Truck Driving Championships and was nominated by the Missouri Trucking Association “We congratulate him on being recognized for this prestigious Driver of the Year Award,” stated Craig Bennett, Sr. VP Sales and Marketing at Utility. “Remy Braun has set a high standard that […]

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Randy Guillot Elected 75th Chairman of ATA

Randy Guillot Elected 75th Chairman of ATA

| October 10, 2019

Triple G Express President to Direct Nation’s Preeminent Trucking Group  The Board of Directors of the American Trucking Associations elected Randy Guillot, president of Triple G Express Inc., New Orleans, Louisiana, the federation’s 75th chairman. “It is an honor and a privilege to be elected as chairman of ATA,” Guillot said. “I look forward to spending the […]

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Autonomous

DeepRoute to Begin Testing Self-Driving Vehicles in California

DeepRoute to Begin Testing Self-Driving Vehicles in California

| October 14, 2019

The Company’s Recent Autonomous Vehicle Testing Permit Brings It One Step Closer to Full Vehicle Autonomy on the Roads DeepRoute, an international self-driving vehicle startup, has received an Autonomous Vehicle Testing (AVT) permit from the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). The permit enables DeepRoute to test its autonomous vehicle fleet under the supervision of experienced safety operators, […]

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Kodiak Robotics Hires Industry Veteran from Lyft to Lead Hardware Division

Kodiak Robotics Hires Industry Veteran from Lyft to Lead Hardware Division

| October 9, 2019

Jamie Hoffacker, formerly with Google and Lyft’s Level 5 Self-Driving Division, to focus on advancing Kodiak’s self-driving technology Kodiak Robotics, a startup developing self-driving technology to revolutionize long-haul trucking, today announced that Jamie Hoffacker has joined the company as head of its hardware division. Hoffacker will lead a growing team responsible for developing the cutting-edge capabilities necessary […]

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LILEE Systems Instrumental in Leading the World’s First Autonomous 9-Meter Diesel Bus

LILEE Systems Instrumental in Leading the World’s First Autonomous 9-Meter Diesel Bus

| October 3, 2019

AV converted G-Bus transported over 7,000 passengers on a regular schedule demonstrating a Proof of Service LILEE Systems provider of advanced connectivity solutions with an open edge and cloud platform for the transportation industry, is among a consortium of transportation and high-tech experts using the latest in advanced technology to safely pilot Autonomous Vehicles (AV). […]

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Brakes, Suspensions, Chassis

Meritor Announces North America’s Lightest-Weight Trailer Suspension

Meritor Announces North America’s Lightest-Weight Trailer Suspension

| October 1, 2019

Suspension’s plug-and-play design is interchangeable with other trailing arm air ride suspensions and fits within the narrow hanger footprint of current trailer configurations Meritor, Inc. announced the introduction of the MTA-Tec6™ suspension, the market’s lightest trailer suspension offering up to 23,000-pound capacity for tankers, flatbeds and other demanding vocational applications.  “We built the MTA-Tec6 suspension […]

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PowerFleet® Helps American Intermodal Management Power Its Technology Driven Business

PowerFleet® Helps American Intermodal Management Power Its Technology Driven Business

| August 5, 2019

Innovative Technology Enables AIM to Set Itself Apart from Other Providers I.D. Systems, provider of enterprise asset management and Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) technology, is helping American Intermodal Management, LLC (AIM), an industry leader in chassis provisioning and asset management across the U.S., extend the value proposition of the chassis beyond a piece of […]

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CIMC Intermodal Equipment Featured ATA Product Provider

CIMC Intermodal Equipment Featured ATA Product Provider

| June 29, 2019

CIMC Intermodal Equipment is the world’s largest manufacturer of intermodal chassis trailers The American Trucking Associations announced it is renewing CIMC Intermodal Equipment, the world’s largest manufacturer of intermodal chassis trailers, as an ATA Business Solutions Featured Product. “Chassis are essential to the trucking industry and the movement of America’s goods. A few weeks ago, […]

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Fuel & Oil

Comdata Debuts Comdata OneLook, A New Business Intelligence Tool for Fleets

Comdata Debuts Comdata OneLook, A New Business Intelligence Tool for Fleets

| October 8, 2019

New tool will empower fleet managers and owners with a visual perspective of fuel consumption, driver behavior, and spending patterns Comdata Inc., a FLEETCOR company and world leader in payment innovation, announced today the launch of Comdata OneLook, a new business intelligence solution which provides both local and trucking fleet managers with more strategic and […]

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Michelin’s Most Fuel-Efficient Dual-Drive, Line-Haul Tire Now Available to Replacement Market

Michelin’s Most Fuel-Efficient Dual-Drive, Line-Haul Tire Now Available to Replacement Market

| October 3, 2019

Designed for fleets looking to save hundreds of dollars in fuel spend Michelin North America, Inc. will launch the MICHELIN® X® Line EnergyTM D+ tire its new ultra-low rolling resistance dual-drive line-haul tire to the North American replacement market in October. The tire was developed through an advanced-engineering project over three years with the objective of reducing the fuel […]

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Neuron EV Launches Modular Electric Trucks

Neuron EV Launches Modular Electric Trucks

| October 2, 2019

The Neuron EV MET is a multi-functional vehicle with a wide range of applications suited for commercial use Visionary automotive company Neuron EV has unveiled a new set of electric utility vehicles that has the potential to transform the automotive industry. The company proudly presented the Neuron EV MET or Medium-Duty Electric Truck, and the […]

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Fleet Maintenance

Battery Solutions Company Offers Fleet Managers Game-Changing Nosebox Option

Battery Solutions Company Offers Fleet Managers Game-Changing Nosebox Option

| October 11, 2019

Nosebox is different from comparable products connecting power from tractors to trailer electrical systems Purkeys, a battery solutions company located in Lowell, Ark., is introducing their new OneConnect (with interior light control) nosebox. This innovative new product streamlines tractor/trailer electrical systems via a cost-effective, user-friendly, energy saving and space-efficient device. The OneConnect with interior light control […]

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Tyrata IntelliTread™ Drive-Over-System Quickly Measures Vehicle Tire Tread Depth for Fleets

Tyrata IntelliTread™ Drive-Over-System Quickly Measures Vehicle Tire Tread Depth for Fleets

| October 11, 2019

New low-cost drive-over-system can accurately monitor tire tread wear at fleet and truck depots Tyrata, Inc., a tire sensor and data management company, has expanded its patented IntelliTread™ tire tread wear sensor platform to include a low-profile drive-over system. The IntelliTread™ Drive-Over-System (DOS) provides actionable data regarding tire tread wear when a vehicle drives over […]

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Stertil-Koni Expands Distributor Network with Addition of Indiana Automotive Equipment

Stertil-Koni Expands Distributor Network with Addition of Indiana Automotive Equipment

| October 8, 2019

IAE is fully-equipped to deliver Stertil-Koni’s award-winning range of vehicle lifting systems Heavy duty hydraulic bus lift and truck lift leader, Stertil-Koni, today announced that it has expanded its network of exclusive distributors across North America with the addition of Indiana Automotive Equipment, based in Maxwell, IN. The fit is particularly strong for both companies. For its part, Indiana Automotive […]

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Recent News

FTR Trucking Conditions Index for August Reflects Mediocre Environment for Carriers

FTR Trucking Conditions Index for August Reflects Mediocre Environment for Carriers

| October 14, 2019

“Although trucking conditions are weak, we believe that they have stabilized for the industry” FTR’s Trucking Conditions Index for August, at a -1.11 reading, was negatively impacted by weak utilization and higher financing costs. FTR forecasts that the TCI will hover around the neutral range through 2020.   Active truck utilization edged down in August […]

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Heavy Duty Market Up-Cycle Running Out of Steam

Heavy Duty Market Up-Cycle Running Out of Steam

| October 14, 2019

Pulldown owing to ongoing order weakness, and a fourth consecutive month of record new truck inventories Since early 2018, ACT Research’s forecasts have called for the up-cycle in the Class 8 market to run out of steam around the third quarter of 2019, according to ACT’s latest release of the North American Commercial Vehicle OUTLOOK. […]

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HAAS Alert Launches on the Geotab Marketplace for Enhanced Safety Service

HAAS Alert Launches on the Geotab Marketplace for Enhanced Safety Service

| October 11, 2019

Real-time collision prevention service is now available as an add-on service to Geotab’s fleet tracking platform HAAS Alert, a Chicago mobility company whose mission is to eliminate preventable roadway collisions, announced that its real-time collision prevention service is now available as an add-on service to Geotab’s fleet tracking platform. Geotab customers can seamlessly integrate HAAS Alert’s real-time […]

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Convoy’s Automated Reloads Reduce Empty Mile Carbon Emissions by 45%

Convoy’s Automated Reloads Reduce Empty Mile Carbon Emissions by 45%

| October 11, 2019

Automated Reloads Now Exceed 50% of Shipments in Lanes out of Top Freight Markets Convoy, a nationwide digital freight network, today announced that the adoption of its recently launched Automated Reloads program is yielding a 45% decrease in the CO2 emissions created by empty miles in freight. Automated Reloads uses machine learning to automatically bundle multiple truckload shipments […]

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Spot Pressure to Persist on More Capacity Additions

Spot Pressure to Persist on More Capacity Additions

| October 11, 2019

ACT expects excess capacity to exert more downward pressure on truckload spot rates ACT Research released the October installment of the ACT Freight Forecast, U.S. Rate and Volume OUTLOOK report covering the truckload, intermodal, LTL and last mile sectors. After a less negative spot environment over the summer, ACT now expects excess capacity to exert […]

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Teletrac Navman Construction Benchmark Report Shows Telematics Use Promotes Better Safety Outcomes

Teletrac Navman Construction Benchmark Report Shows Telematics Use Promotes Better Safety Outcomes

| October 10, 2019

Fifty-one percent say they’ve experienced fewer safety incidents since adopting telematics Teletrac Navman, a global software-as-a-service provider that leverages location-based technology for GPS tracking solutions, today announced findings from its 3rd Annual Construction Benchmark Report. The survey, which examined current issues influencing construction organizations, found as telematics adoption grows (90% in 2019 versus 79% in 2018), organizations […]

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EXP Delivery Solutions Transforms Logistics Industry

EXP Delivery Solutions Transforms Logistics Industry

| October 10, 2019

New Final Mile Home Delivery Provider Specializes in White Glove Service ExpressIt Delivery has officially announced the launch of EXP Delivery Solutions, a new final mile home delivery company aimed to support retail and logistics organizations throughout the United States. EXP specializes in white glove service and tailors its transformative solutions to every delivery partner, providing […]

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September Class 8 Retail Sales At An All-time High

September Class 8 Retail Sales At An All-time High

| October 10, 2019

Despite slowing freight growth, some fleets are still expanding September Class 8 preliminary U.S. retail sales were 28,200, 4% higher than the previous record of December 2006. Sales were up 20% m/m and 20% y/y.  All OEM’s reported robust activity for the month.    Sales had been strong and steady for the previous five months […]

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Schneider Honored With 10th EPA SmartWay Excellence Award for Environmental Efforts

Schneider Honored With 10th EPA SmartWay Excellence Award for Environmental Efforts

| October 10, 2019

Industry leader sets bar of excellence for corporate sustainability practices with EPA’s highest recognition Schneider has established itself as a leader in green initiatives by prioritizing efficiency and sustainability. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized this commitment, honoring Schneider with the SmartWay Excellence Award for the 10th time. The SmartWay Excellence Award recognizes […]

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Fewer Trucks Meant Higher Rates in September

Fewer Trucks Meant Higher Rates in September

| October 10, 2019

Volumes decline from August peaks; weather plays a role Truckload freight markets turned a corner in September. Demand remained strong throughout the month, while the combination of tighter capacity and fuel price increases pushed spot market rates higher. Volumes for dry van, refrigerated (“reefer”), and flatbed freight declined from their August peaks but were higher […]

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ATA Calls for Common Sense Approach to Liberalizing Marijuana Laws

ATA Calls for Common Sense Approach to Liberalizing Marijuana Laws

| October 9, 2019

Trucking Group Backs Comprehensive Approach to Address Legalized Recreational Pot The Board of Directors of the American Trucking Associations endorsed a new set of policies aimed at helping the industry continue to safely operate in an environment where more states are liberalizing laws related to the recreational use of marijuana. “ATA has long been an […]

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ATA, Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company Announce Heroes Truck Partnership

ATA, Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company Announce Heroes Truck Partnership

| October 9, 2019

Trailer Manufacturer Signs on as Heroes Truck Sponsor, Donates Eye-catching Trailer The American Trucking Associations announced Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, a leading North American trailer manufacturer, is the newest sponsor of ATA’s Heroes Truck workforce development program. “For Utility to recognize the value of recruiting truck drivers to meet the needs of America’s growing economy […]

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Spireon Introduces Intelligent Trailer Management Portfolio

Spireon Introduces Intelligent Trailer Management Portfolio

| October 9, 2019

Intelligent Trailer Management provides solutions to bring rich data and actionable intelligence to the forefront of the trucking industry Spireon unveiled Intelligent Trailer Management (ITM), the company’s new portfolio defining the industry term of “Smart Trailer,” timed with American Trucking Association’s (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition (MCE). Building upon Spireon’s award-winning trailer management solutions, ITM brings […]

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SkyBitz Introduces Volumetric Sensor for Next Gen Remote Cargo Management

SkyBitz Introduces Volumetric Sensor for Next Gen Remote Cargo Management

| October 9, 2019

Improve Freight Capacity & Profitability with the SkyBitz SmartTrailer™ Ecosystem SkyBitz, announced the launch of a new volumetric sensor with high-resolution camera offering remote asset management customers an innovative new option for monitoring trailer capacity within the SkyBitz SmartTrailer™ Ecosystem. Equipped with an advanced camera that provides brilliantly clear images, the solution provides accurate volumetric […]

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Loadsmart Launches Smart Match Tool to Help Carriers Pair Trucks with Optimal Freight

Loadsmart Launches Smart Match Tool to Help Carriers Pair Trucks with Optimal Freight

| October 9, 2019

New Solution Maximizes Loaded Miles by Matching Carrier Availability with Shipper Demand Through Advanced Integrations and Machine Learning Loadsmart, a digital freight technology company, launched Smart Match tool, which provides carriers a faster, easier way to find the right loads to improve their bottom line. By directly integrating with the fleet management platforms relied on […]

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ATA President Calls on Industry to Focus on Solving Future Challenges

ATA President Calls on Industry to Focus on Solving Future Challenges

| October 8, 2019

Spear Announces Elevation of Tort Reform and Marijuana as Top Issues The American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear urged the Federation to work together, and with anyone who is willing to work with trucking, to continue shaping a strong, positive future for the industry. “As an association that puts its members, industry and country first, […]

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RECORD RETAIL PROJECTIONS, TARIFF INSTABILITY WILL INCREASE VOLATILITY

RECORD RETAIL PROJECTIONS, TARIFF INSTABILITY WILL INCREASE VOLATILITY

| October 8, 2019

$1.1 Trillion Retail Season Will Pressure Supply Chain Logistics, Spot Rates Could Jump 60% K-Ratio, a risk management firm specializing in freight finance and logistics, is predicting a high level of market volatility for freight futures contracts as the holiday season heats up in spite of overall recession indicators.  Factors including the continued closure of […]

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Continental Demonstrates Complete Solutions for Construction at Uvalde Proving Grounds

Continental Demonstrates Complete Solutions for Construction at Uvalde Proving Grounds

| October 8, 2019

Continental Demonstrates Complete Solutions for Construction at Uvalde Proving Grounds Continental, one of the largest automotive suppliers and tire manufacturers in the world, demonstrated complete solutions for the construction and other on/off-road industries at its proving grounds in Uvalde, Texas, on September 24-26, 2019. Approximately 100 attendees viewed demonstrations of Continental’s broad tire portfolio, from […]

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Michelin Recognized by EPA With 2019 SmartWay Excellence Award

Michelin Recognized by EPA With 2019 SmartWay Excellence Award

| October 8, 2019

Award recipients are top environmental performers and leaders for freight supply chain efficiency Michelin North America, Inc., received a prestigious 2019 SmartWay Excellence Award today for outstanding environmental performance and leadership. Michelin was one of 17 shipper and logistics companies to receive this distinction at the American Trucking Association’s (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition in […]

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Volvo Trucks Partners with Geotab to Deliver FMCSA-Compliant ELD

Volvo Trucks Partners with Geotab to Deliver FMCSA-Compliant ELD

| October 7, 2019

Geotab to provide an integrated Electronic Logging Device (ELD) solution for all Volvo-powered trucks model-year 2015 and newer The major benefit of Geotab Drive for Volvo Trucks is the ability to deliver accurate logs in compliance with the ELD mandate. This integrated solution offers an easy way to monitor and record Hours of Service (HOS) […]

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Nokian Tyres Opens Its U.S. Production Factory in Tennessee

Nokian Tyres Opens Its U.S. Production Factory in Tennessee

| October 7, 2019

The tire manufacturer will produce millions of tires at one of the most advanced tire facilities in the world Nokian Tyres, a premium tire manufacturer dedicated to providing drivers with peace of mind in all conditions, celebrated the official opening of its North American production factory in Dayton, Tennessee. The 830,000-square-foot complex is one of […]

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Omnitracs Announces General Availability of Omnitracs One Platform

Omnitracs Announces General Availability of Omnitracs One Platform

| October 7, 2019

First and only enterprise-grade mobility platform for transportation and logistics fleets Omnitracs, LLC, announces the general availability of Omnitracs One, the industry’s only enterprise-grade mobility platform. Today’s commercial fleets face mounting productivity pressures and challenges including both regulatory requirements and an industry-wide driver shortage. Now, more than ever, driver retention, and therefore, driver experience, is […]

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Driver Shortage, Hours-Of-Service Rules And Driver Compensation Top The List Of Industry Concerns

Driver Shortage, Hours-Of-Service Rules And Driver Compensation Top The List Of Industry Concerns

| October 7, 2019

For the third year in a row, the driver shortage is the top-ranked issue for trucking fleets, as they struggle to recruit and retain qualified drivers The American Transportation Research Institute, the trucking industry’s not-for-profit research institute, unveiled its annual Top Industry Issues report, which includes the list of the top ten critical issues facing […]

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Western Express deploys 3,000 E-SMART units

Western Express deploys 3,000 E-SMART units

| October 7, 2019

Goal to make its truck fleet one of the safest and most innovative in the industry Western Express, Inc., one of the nation’s largest and most respected truckload carriers, announced that it has expanded its partnership with E-SMART, a developer of fleet safety technology solutions that enhance vehicle safety. As part of its goal to […]

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ATA Announces Seventh Class of LEAD ATA

ATA Announces Seventh Class of LEAD ATA

| October 7, 2019

Twelve Emerging Trucking Executives Begin Trucking’s Premier Leadership Program The seventh class of the American Trucking Associations’ LEAD ATA industry leadership program was announced today at ATA’s Management Conference and Exhibition. Beyond recognizing the new class, ATA also celebrated the graduation of the sixth class during today’s lunch session. “Trucking is empowering the next generation […]

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The Volvo Group Reaches Milestone of One Million Connected Customer Assets

The Volvo Group Reaches Milestone of One Million Connected Customer Assets

| October 4, 2019

Connected customer assets include delivered trucks, buses, and construction equipment “The connected solutions bring increased vehicle and construction equipment uptime for our customers, better safety for drivers, operators and other road users – and of course – less emissions of carbon dioxide. The first million connected assets is only the start, we are committed to […]

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The Mobil Delvac™ and PEDIGREE® Launch “Mutts4Trucks” Campaign To Support Truckers Pet Adoption

The Mobil Delvac™ and PEDIGREE® Launch “Mutts4Trucks” Campaign To Support Truckers Pet Adoption

| October 4, 2019

Mutts4Trucks Makes a Positive Impact on Truckers’ Well-Being through the Mental, Physical and Emotional Benefits of Pet Companionship The Mobil Delvac™ and PEDIGREE® brands announced today they are teaming up to launch the “Mutts4Trucks” campaign, a new program pairing professional truck drivers with shelter dogs. The goal of the program is to make a positive impact on […]

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Ruggedized Dual Charging Station announced by ClipperCreek

Ruggedized Dual Charging Station announced by ClipperCreek

| October 4, 2019

Solution designed for fleet, parking lot, heavy usage applications and extreme weather conditions ClipperCreek, a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE), just announced its new ruggedized dual electric vehicle (EV) charging station solution, the HCS-D40R. The HCS-D40R is a 32 Amp, level 2 hardwired station that installs onto a single dedicated 40A circuit […]

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Medium Duty Demand Slowed, while Class 8 Order Intake Improved in September

Medium Duty Demand Slowed, while Class 8 Order Intake Improved in September

| October 4, 2019

Little has changed since August with respect to the freight market and freight rates Preliminary North America Class 8 net order data show the industry booked 12,600 units in September, up 13% from August, while Classes 5-7 orders fell 9.4% m/m, to 17,300 units. Note that these numbers are preliminary. Complete industry data for September, […]

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Design Interactive Deepens Maintenance Training Presence

Design Interactive Deepens Maintenance Training Presence

| October 4, 2019

Partnership with DiSTI means augmented and virtual reality can now be used simultaneously to create training for a range of industries Design Interactive Inc, provider of augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) training solutions for fleet maintenance personnel, vendors and OEMs, today announced a partnership with DiSTI, a leading provider of virtual maintenance training solutions. This partnership […]

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Pointer Telocation Closes Acquisition by I.D. Systems

Pointer Telocation Closes Acquisition by I.D. Systems

| October 4, 2019

Combined Company Rebrands as PowerFleet® Pointer Telocation Ltd. provider of telematic services and technology solutions for Fleet Management, Mobile Asset Management and Internet of Vehicles, announced today that it has closed its previously announced acquisition by I.D. Systems, Inc. The new combined company will be rebranded as PowerFleet, Inc. At the closing of the acquisition, each […]

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Barr-Nunn Transportation Celebrates 37 Years

Barr-Nunn Transportation Celebrates 37 Years

| October 3, 2019

Top Pay Certified for 14 Straight Years Barr-Nunn Transportation, the 14 year Certified Top Pay Carrier, is celebrating 37 years in business this October.  In 1982 Bob Sturgeon started Barr-Nunn based on principles of safety and superior customer service.  Those principles are still ingrained at Barr-Nunn today and very much a part of their success […]

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Geotab and Ford Launch Integrated Telematics Solution

Geotab and Ford Launch Integrated Telematics Solution

| October 3, 2019

Geotab Integrated Solution for Ford Vehicles offers fleet managers the ability to incorporate Ford vehicle data into the MyGeotab platform for single view of entire fleet Geotab, a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, today announced the availability of the Geotab Integrated Solution for Ford Vehicles. Integrating Ford vehicle data into the MyGeotab platform, […]

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Penske Truck Leasing Adds Kalmar Ottawa Electric Terminal Tractor to its EV Fleet

Penske Truck Leasing Adds Kalmar Ottawa Electric Terminal Tractor to its EV Fleet

| October 3, 2019

Penske Trucking Leasing has previously announced the addition of light-duty, medium-duty and heavy-duty battery electric vehicles to its fleet Penske Truck Leasing is growing its electric vehicle fleet with the addition of the Kalmar Ottawa Electric Terminal Tractor (T2E). The introduction of these new all-electric commercial vehicles into Penske’s fleet is another in a series of recent moves […]

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Top Companies for Women to Work For in Transportation Named by WIT

Top Companies for Women to Work For in Transportation Named by WIT

| October 3, 2019

WIT’s mission to promote the accomplishments of companies that are focused on the employment of women in the trucking industry Redefining the Road magazine, the official magazine of the Women In Trucking Association (WIT), announces the recipients of the 2019 “Top Companies for Women to Work For in Transportation.” According to Ellen Voie, president and […]

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