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Connected Vehicle Data Reveals Trucking Industry Continues to Support Flow of Goods Amid COVID-19

Connected Vehicle Data Reveals Trucking Industry Continues to Support Flow of Goods Amid COVID-19

| March 31, 2020

Geotab analysis highlights heavy-duty trucks are still delivering essentials despite reduction in overall commercial vehicle traffic across North America Geotab, a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, today revealed new data insights highlighting the impact that COVID-19 has had on commercial vehicle activity and the flow of goods across North America. The data, which […]

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Teamsters Call On Apple & Tesla To Stand By Workers During COVID-19

Teamsters Call On Apple & Tesla To Stand By Workers During COVID-19

| March 31, 2020

Contracted Shuttle Drivers for the Tech Giants Left Without Protections Teamsters Joint Council 7, which represents more than 1,000 shuttle bus drivers who work for the world’s wealthiest tech companies, is calling on Apple and Tesla to ensure that its contracted drivers are protected during the COVID-19 pandemic. Apple and Tesla are exceptions to the […]

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SmartDrive Honors Everyday Heroes in Transportation

SmartDrive Honors Everyday Heroes in Transportation

| March 30, 2020

Fleets are invited to nominate employees who are prioritizing safety during these challenging times Perhaps now more than ever, those on the front lines of commercial trucking are doing critically important work. Drivers, dispatchers, fleet managers and others are going to heroic lengths to ensure medical supplies are delivered to hospitals, consumer goods are stocked […]

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Increasing Acceptance of Autonomous Vehicles Uncovers Multi-billion Dollar Opportunities in Mobility Services

Increasing Acceptance of Autonomous Vehicles Uncovers Multi-billion Dollar Opportunities in Mobility Services

| March 30, 2020

Supported by innovative new business models, autonomous vehicle services market to cross $200 billion by 2030 Finds Frost & Sullivan With autonomous vehicles (AVs) promising drastically reduced operating expenses and healthy profit margins, there has been a huge inflow of new entrants into the market for autonomous vehicle services. These companies are offering myriad services […]

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Trucking Industry Applauds Senate for Passing “Phase Three” COVID-19 Relief Legislation

Trucking Industry Applauds Senate for Passing “Phase Three” COVID-19 Relief Legislation

| March 27, 2020

Bill contains important relief for employers and small business The largest trade group representing America’s trucking industry is praising the Senate for passing the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act—bipartisan legislation that will deliver critical relief to Americans and small businesses reeling from the impact of COVID-19. ATA President and CEO Chris Spear says the bill […]

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Comdata Launches New Solution to Support Same-Day Shipper Payments for Trucking Fleets

Comdata Launches New Solution to Support Same-Day Shipper Payments for Trucking Fleets

| March 27, 2020

New Comdata QuickPay gives fleet owners access to capital within 24 hours Comdata Inc., a FLEETCOR company and world leader in payment innovation, introduces Comdata QuickPay powered by Crestmark, a division of Metabank. Comdata QuickPay is a new financing solution that gives fleet owners access to same-day payments on the loads they deliver. The program also helps fleets […]

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