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Telematics & Fleet Tracking

SKYLINE TRANSPORTATION SELECTS ORBCOMM’S INTEGRATED IN-CAB AND ASSET TRACKING SOLUTIONS FOR ITS MULTI-ASSET FLEET

SKYLINE TRANSPORTATION SELECTS ORBCOMM’S INTEGRATED IN-CAB AND ASSET TRACKING SOLUTIONS FOR ITS MULTI-ASSET FLEET

| September 20, 2021

Gains full visibility and control over trucks and trailers in a single, unified platform with ORBCOMM’s telematics double play ORBCOMM Inc, a global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions has been selected by Skyline Transportation Inc. (Skyline), a truckload carrier and leader in the transportation industry for more than 65 years, to provide its […]

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Embark Partners with Ryder to Launch Nationwide Network of Up to 100 Freight Transfer Points for Autonomous Fleets

Embark Partners with Ryder to Launch Nationwide Network of Up to 100 Freight Transfer Points for Autonomous Fleets

| September 17, 2021

Companies to collaborate in key freight markets across Sun Belt in preparation for 2024 commercialization Ryder System, Inc.  supply chain, dedicated transportation, and fleet management solutions, and Embark Trucks, Inc., a leading developer of autonomous technology for the trucking industry, announce a partnership aimed at launching a nationwide network of up to 100 Embark transfer points, where Ryder will provide […]

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Transfix Announces Truck Cabin Renovation Winner in “TransFIX My Rig” Sweepstakes

Transfix Announces Truck Cabin Renovation Winner in “TransFIX My Rig” Sweepstakes

| September 17, 2021

Debbie Desiderato, a 22-year truck-driving veteran, won the ultimate cab renovation making her truck “feel like a real, on-the-road home”  Transfix Inc., a leading transportation solutions provider, announced the winner of the “TransFIX My Rig” sweepstakes. Debbie Desiderato, a 22-year truck-driving veteran, is the grand prize winner of the “TransFIX My Rig” sweepstakes, part of Transfix’s larger […]

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People

Roadrunner Freight Celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Announces 2021 “Driver of the Year” Awards

Roadrunner Freight Celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Announces 2021 “Driver of the Year” Awards

| September 20, 2021

David Lopez and Corinthian Lynon recognized for Outstanding Performance Roadrunner Freight announced the winners of the prestigious Driver of the Year Award as part of its celebration of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW). This year’s winners are David Lopez, a line haul driver from Las Vegas, NV and Corinthian Lynon, a local driver based […]

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Christopher Tate Wins TMCSuperTech 2021 Grand Championship

Christopher Tate Wins TMCSuperTech 2021 Grand Championship

| September 17, 2021

Claims Second Title in Premier Technician Skills Event American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council announced Christopher Tate of Mohawk Truck Inc., has been crowned as the TMCSuperTech 2021 Grand Champion during TMC’s 2021 Fall Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition in Cleveland. “On behalf of TMC, I’m thrilled to congratulate Christopher Tate on achieving top honors at this year’s competition, […]

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Transfix Announces Truck Cabin Renovation Winner in “TransFIX My Rig” Sweepstakes

Transfix Announces Truck Cabin Renovation Winner in “TransFIX My Rig” Sweepstakes

| September 17, 2021

Debbie Desiderato, a 22-year truck-driving veteran, won the ultimate cab renovation making her truck “feel like a real, on-the-road home”  Transfix Inc., a leading transportation solutions provider, announced the winner of the “TransFIX My Rig” sweepstakes. Debbie Desiderato, a 22-year truck-driving veteran, is the grand prize winner of the “TransFIX My Rig” sweepstakes, part of Transfix’s larger […]

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Autonomous

Embark Partners with Ryder to Launch Nationwide Network of Up to 100 Freight Transfer Points for Autonomous Fleets

Embark Partners with Ryder to Launch Nationwide Network of Up to 100 Freight Transfer Points for Autonomous Fleets

| September 17, 2021

Companies to collaborate in key freight markets across Sun Belt in preparation for 2024 commercialization Ryder System, Inc.  supply chain, dedicated transportation, and fleet management solutions, and Embark Trucks, Inc., a leading developer of autonomous technology for the trucking industry, announce a partnership aimed at launching a nationwide network of up to 100 Embark transfer points, where Ryder will provide […]

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Embark and HP Inc. Introduce EV Drayage within Autonomous Truck Operations to Reduce Emissions and Create Sustainable Truck Lanes

Embark and HP Inc. Introduce EV Drayage within Autonomous Truck Operations to Reduce Emissions and Create Sustainable Truck Lanes

| September 15, 2021

Pilot program uses BYD electric trucks to complete first- and last-mile deliveries to and from Embark transfer points in the Los Angeles area, eliminating greenhouse gas emissions and harmful pollutants. Embark Trucks Inc., developer of self-driving software for the trucking industry, announced a joint initiative with HP Inc. to combine electric and autonomous truck technology and create […]

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Introducing The Steering: AUTONOMOUS CAR SHIPPING TURNED INTO REALITY

Introducing The Steering: AUTONOMOUS CAR SHIPPING TURNED INTO REALITY

| September 14, 2021

Why the female-founded startup from Miami made the cut on StartupPill’s 69 list of autonomous vehicle startups worth investment and how it changes the way cars are transported When people think of the future of transportation, the thing that comes to mind is the stuff of sci-fi novels; autonomous cars, trucks and Hyperloops. A lot […]

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Brakes, Suspensions, Chassis

Republic Services Opens Industry’s First Technical Institute

Republic Services Opens Industry’s First Technical Institute

| September 20, 2021

Next Generation Trade School Provides Free Education & Student Compensation Republic Services, Inc. unveiled its $18 million Technical Institute, the industry’s first-ever diesel technician training program. As the need for skilled workers continues to increase, this investment offers free, best-in-class training, fully compensating students during the 12-week program. Graduates will immediately begin full-time work, joining Republic’s 35,000 […]

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New Love’s Truck Care, Speedco technology improving fleets’ bottom line

New Love’s Truck Care, Speedco technology improving fleets’ bottom line

| September 15, 2021

Shop Connect VIEW reducing costs, improving uptime and streamlining operations Fleets conducting business at Love’s Truck Care and Speedco locations are seeing bottom-line improvements through a new system integrating data between the shops and fleets. The Shop Connect VIEW platform is a cloud-based system allowing fleets to better manage maintenance needs on the web or […]

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Costs for Fleet Maintenance and Repair Rise in First Half of 2021

Costs for Fleet Maintenance and Repair Rise in First Half of 2021

| September 14, 2021

Benchmarking Report from TMC and Decisiv Found Higher Parts and Labor Expenses American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council and Decisiv Inc., reported during TMC’s Fall Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition that costs for parts and labor for repairs rose over the first six months of the year. According to the Decisiv/TMC North American Service […]

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Fuel & Oil

Fleet Decision Makers Rank Top Electrified Brands

Fleet Decision Makers Rank Top Electrified Brands

| September 20, 2021

Ford, Tesla score top marks among both light and medium/heavy duty fleets,while startups lag behind Tesla is uniquely positioned to be “synonymous” with the EV movement – not unlike Kleenex and tissues – thanks in large part to the observability of their electric-only vehicles on the road. Meanwhile, Ford edges Tesla in consideration among fleet […]

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Jacobs and Tula Sign Cooperation Agreement to Further Support Customers Adopting CDA With Dynamic Skip Fire Technology

Jacobs and Tula Sign Cooperation Agreement to Further Support Customers Adopting CDA With Dynamic Skip Fire Technology

| September 17, 2021

Both Truck Powertrain Solutions Help Meet Global Emissions Standards Jacobs Vehicle Systems and Tula Technology have signed a cooperation agreement to accelerate the development of Jacobs Cylinder Deactivation® (CDA®) valve actuation technology in conjunction with Tula’s Dynamic Skip Fire (DSF®) control algorithms. The agreement builds on two years of research and development collaboration between the two […]

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Hyzon Motors to supply 154-ton fuel cell-powered hydrogen trucks to world’s largest zinc producer

Hyzon Motors to supply 154-ton fuel cell-powered hydrogen trucks to world’s largest zinc producer

| September 15, 2021

Hyzon is the only supplier of ultra-heavy-duty hydrogen trucks with in-house fuel cell technologies Hyzon Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: HYZN), a leading global supplier of zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell-powered commercial vehicles, announced today that it has received a definitive order for five, 154-ton trucks from Ark Energy Corporation, the Australian subsidiary of the world’s largest zinc, lead […]

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Fleet Maintenance

Republic Services Opens Industry’s First Technical Institute

Republic Services Opens Industry’s First Technical Institute

| September 20, 2021

Next Generation Trade School Provides Free Education & Student Compensation Republic Services, Inc. unveiled its $18 million Technical Institute, the industry’s first-ever diesel technician training program. As the need for skilled workers continues to increase, this investment offers free, best-in-class training, fully compensating students during the 12-week program. Graduates will immediately begin full-time work, joining Republic’s 35,000 […]

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SKYLINE TRANSPORTATION SELECTS ORBCOMM’S INTEGRATED IN-CAB AND ASSET TRACKING SOLUTIONS FOR ITS MULTI-ASSET FLEET

SKYLINE TRANSPORTATION SELECTS ORBCOMM’S INTEGRATED IN-CAB AND ASSET TRACKING SOLUTIONS FOR ITS MULTI-ASSET FLEET

| September 20, 2021

Gains full visibility and control over trucks and trailers in a single, unified platform with ORBCOMM’s telematics double play ORBCOMM Inc, a global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions has been selected by Skyline Transportation Inc. (Skyline), a truckload carrier and leader in the transportation industry for more than 65 years, to provide its […]

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Embark Partners with Ryder to Launch Nationwide Network of Up to 100 Freight Transfer Points for Autonomous Fleets

Embark Partners with Ryder to Launch Nationwide Network of Up to 100 Freight Transfer Points for Autonomous Fleets

| September 17, 2021

Companies to collaborate in key freight markets across Sun Belt in preparation for 2024 commercialization Ryder System, Inc.  supply chain, dedicated transportation, and fleet management solutions, and Embark Trucks, Inc., a leading developer of autonomous technology for the trucking industry, announce a partnership aimed at launching a nationwide network of up to 100 Embark transfer points, where Ryder will provide […]

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Recent News

Used Truck and Farm Machinery Values Still Climbing as Construction Equipment Values Remain Steady

Used Truck and Farm Machinery Values Still Climbing as Construction Equipment Values Remain Steady

| September 14, 2021

The Sandhills EVI for trucks, including used sleeper and day cabs, posted a 59.3% year-over-year value increase While inventory levels within Sandhills Global marketplaces have ticked back down in August after leveling off briefly, auction and asking values for used agricultural equipment and heavy-duty trucks are continuing a sharp ascent, according to a new Sandhills Global Market […]

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MiX Telematics Announces Partnership with Navistar

MiX Telematics Announces Partnership with Navistar

| September 28, 2020

Puts customers at the helm of their telematics solution MiX Telematics announced a new partnership with Navistar that aims to create even greater value for their customers. Through the partnership, MiX and Navistar plan to provide mutual customers with an enhanced and comprehensive combined data set. Customers and manufacturers reliance on telematics data has evolved over […]

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DAT Truckload Volume Index gained 2% in August; van and reefer rates set all-time highs

DAT Truckload Volume Index gained 2% in August; van and reefer rates set all-time highs

| September 17, 2021

Truckload volume surged and spot and contract freight rates hit new highs in August DAT Truckload Volume Index gained 2% in August; shippers at the precipice of their most challenging peak season yet PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 16, 2021—Truckload volume surged and spot and contract freight rates hit new highs in August as logistics managers stare […]

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Stevens Transport Partners With Platform Science to Optimize Trip Planning Efficiency

Stevens Transport Partners With Platform Science to Optimize Trip Planning Efficiency

| September 15, 2021

IoT platform enhances driver experience and provides unprecedented level of flexibility Stevens Transport, the largest refrigerated trucking company in Texas and North America’s premier multi-modal, temperature-controlled transportation and logistics company, announced a partnership with Platform Science, a leading connected vehicle platform, to roll out its open IoT technology to Steven Transport’s fleet of over 2000 […]

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MOCA Partners With QuikQ for Payroll Cards to QuikQ’s Fleets and Their Drivers

MOCA Partners With QuikQ for Payroll Cards to QuikQ’s Fleets and Their Drivers

| September 15, 2021

MOCA’s payment platform allows QuikQ’s fleets to pay their drivers using a card with unlimited cash-back rewards as well as many additional features and benefits MOCA, a digital-first next-generation card-based payment platform provider, and QuikQ, a full service, fuel payment solutions provider to both fleets and merchants, are pleased to announce that they have entered into […]

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Geotab Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Helps Govt Transportation Leaders Move People and Goods Throughout Their Jurisdictions

Geotab Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Helps Govt Transportation Leaders Move People and Goods Throughout Their Jurisdictions

| September 15, 2021

New transportation analytics platform from Geotab ITS helps provide governments the context and insights they need to help make smarter, faster decisions Governments of all sizes are faced with the increasingly complex, costly and critical task of improving the efficiency, safety and sustainability of their roads. With street-level transportation making up the largest mode of […]

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Knight-Swift Transportation Creates Iron Truck Services, Bringing Affordable Solutions Nationwide to Truckload Carriers of All Sizes

Knight-Swift Transportation Creates Iron Truck Services, Bringing Affordable Solutions Nationwide to Truckload Carriers of All Sizes

| September 14, 2021

“Many small carriers have no choice but to pay retail prices for many fundamental business services. Iron Truck Services brings wholesale prices within reach for all trucking businesses, regardless of size.” Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings has launched Iron Truck Services, an organization that brings together services essential to transportation carriers and includes insurance, equipment maintenance, fuel […]

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Pittsburgh-based Powerhouse JLE Industries Named to Fast 50 and Earns Top Workplaces Award

Pittsburgh-based Powerhouse JLE Industries Named to Fast 50 and Earns Top Workplaces Award

| September 14, 2021

JLE Industries specializes in Flatbed freight solutions, we represent a unique, technology-enabled investment story that also comes with the benefit of American industrial durability JLE Industries, the fastest-growing, technology-enabled Flatbed freight solutions provider in North America, has been named to two prestigious 2021 Pittsburgh business rankings: the Pittsburgh Business Times’ Fast 50, in which the company is ranked […]

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Road Ready Advanced Telematics Unveils LogIQ™ Integrated Fleet Data Platform

Road Ready Advanced Telematics Unveils LogIQ™ Integrated Fleet Data Platform

| September 14, 2021

Streamlines Delivery of Data, Actionable Insights to Improve Fleet Operating Efficiency Road Ready, an advanced telematics and smart fleet technology provider from Clarience Technologies, has introduced its groundbreaking integrated data platform, LogIQTM.. The new LogIQ platform integrates data from a broad network of industry partners with its own trailer telematics system, making it easier for […]

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OEM’s Relying On Tech Start-Ups To Help Bring Autonomous Trucking To Market

OEM’s Relying On Tech Start-Ups To Help Bring Autonomous Trucking To Market

| September 14, 2021

Latest article from steering systems manufacturer, Pailton Engineering From Lennon and McCartney, to Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak – it is often the case that collaborative partnerships are more effective than solo efforts. It is no surprise then, that the world’s largest truck manufacturers are partnering with innovative startups. Here, Roger Brereton, head of sales at […]

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Aurora Debuts Volvo’s First Commercial Autonomous Truck for U.S. Highway Market

Aurora Debuts Volvo’s First Commercial Autonomous Truck for U.S. Highway Market

| September 14, 2021

Through close collaboration with Volvo’s world-class engineering team, Aurora shares the first look at the autonomous Volvo VNL, powered by the Aurora driver Aurora shared the first look at the Aurora-powered Volvo VNL—Volvo’s flagship long-haul truck, integrated with the Aurora Driver’s sensor suite. This prototype is the first of the Volvo VNL fleet to be designed to […]

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Envoc’s Digital Driver’s License App, LA Wallet onboards Over 1 Million Citizens

Envoc’s Digital Driver’s License App, LA Wallet onboards Over 1 Million Citizens

| September 14, 2021

In addition to holding a legal, digital version of a citizen’s driver’s license, LA Wallet can also hold the official digital version of a citizen’s COVID-19 vaccination status Over one million residents have now loaded their driver’s license into LA Wallet, Louisiana’s official and legal digital driver’s license app created by Envoc in collaboration with the Louisiana Governor, the legislature, the Office […]

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Trucking Industry Kick Off 2021 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Trucking Industry Kick Off 2021 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

| September 14, 2021

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, provides the trucking industry an opportunity to formally recognize the efforts of professional truck drivers American Trucking Associations and the entire trucking industry began a weeklong celebration of the 3.6 million professional truck drivers who deliver America’s freight safely and securely every day. ”This week is a time to remind […]

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Survey: 96% of Truck Drivers Feel Appreciated in Their Job, Proud to Deliver Essential Goods to Fellow Americans

Survey: 96% of Truck Drivers Feel Appreciated in Their Job, Proud to Deliver Essential Goods to Fellow Americans

| September 14, 2021

Truckstop.com Celebrates “Rockstars of the Road” with Appreciation Events During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week In honor of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (Sept. 12-18), Truckstop.com today released new research revealing the benefits and challenges of the trucking profession. In a survey of 500 U.S. truck drivers, 96% agreed1 that they feel their job is appreciated, perhaps more so during the challenging times presented by the pandemic.   According to the survey, […]

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Freight Forecast: Stronger-for-Longer Peak, with a Series of Inflationary Events

Freight Forecast: Stronger-for-Longer Peak, with a Series of Inflationary Events

| September 14, 2021

ACT Research Reports freight markets remain tight as we head into a clearly historic peak season Tim Denoyer, ACT Research’s Vice President and Senior Analyst, said, “Freight markets remain tight as we head into a clearly historic peak season with unprecedented containership backlogs, currently about 125 at anchor at North American ports. The chip shortage […]

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project44 Launches First Supply Chain Industry Preferred Telematics Program

project44 Launches First Supply Chain Industry Preferred Telematics Program

| September 12, 2021

project44 partners with telematics providers to offer exclusive solutions and discounts to carriers of all sizes project44, real-time supply chain visibility, unveiled its new Preferred Telematics Program, accessible to carriers through the project44 website. The industry-first Preferred Telematics Program reduces the cost of purchasing and installing telematics devices on vehicles by delivering discounted fleet management solutions […]

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New Study from StrategyR Highlights a $31.3 Billion Global Market for Commercial Vehicle Telematics by 2026

New Study from StrategyR Highlights a $31.3 Billion Global Market for Commercial Vehicle Telematics by 2026

| September 12, 2021

The U.S. Market is Estimated at $3.8 Billion in 2021, While China is Forecast to Reach $5.5 Billion by 2026 A new market study published by Global Industry Analysts Inc., (GIA) the premier market research company, today released its report titled “Commercial Vehicle Telematics – Global Market Trajectory & Analytics”. The report presents fresh perspectives on opportunities and challenges in […]

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Hyzon Motors Rings Nasdaq Opening Bell

Hyzon Motors Rings Nasdaq Opening Bell

| September 12, 2021

Supplier of zero-emission fuel cell electric heavy vehicles, rang the Nasdaq Opening Bell to open trading on the exchange, and in celebration of Hyzon’s listing on Nasdaq Hyzon Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: HYZN) global supplier of zero-emission fuel cell electric heavy vehicles, rang the Nasdaq Opening Bell to open the day’s trading on the exchange, and in […]

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ATA Statement on Vaccine Mandates

ATA Statement on Vaccine Mandates

| September 12, 2021

“The first rule of any public health policy should be ‘do no harm.’ Unfortunately, these latest mandates and the unintended consequences they’ll create fall short of that standard.  American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear issued the following statement today regarding the Administration’s proposed vaccine mandate on employers with more than 100 employees:  “The […]

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Echo Global Logistics enters into Definitive Merger Agreement to be acquired by The Jordan Company for $48.25 per share in cash

Echo Global Logistics enters into Definitive Merger Agreement to be acquired by The Jordan Company for $48.25 per share in cash

| September 12, 2021

Echo will become a private company with additional resources and greater flexibility to continue to build its technology Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ECHO) (“Echo”), a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by funds managed by The Jordan Company, L.P. (“TJC”), a global […]

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Logistics Solutions Innovator Receives Software Patent for Identifying & Matching Available Truck Capacity with Uncovered Freight Shipments

Logistics Solutions Innovator Receives Software Patent for Identifying & Matching Available Truck Capacity with Uncovered Freight Shipments

| September 12, 2021

Most people are very surprised at the enormous size and complexity of the US trucking industry where tens of thousands of trucking companies with millions of trucks drive over 280 billion miles VuTrans, Inc. CEO and Co-Founder, Mark Hogan announced that the company had officially received US Patent 11,068,832 for its invention; System and Method for Identifying Freight Capacity.  Hogan said that […]

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CloudTrucks Creates New Solutions for Optimizing the Trucking Business

CloudTrucks Creates New Solutions for Optimizing the Trucking Business

| September 9, 2021

Technology-Driven Carrier Enables Higher Profitability for Expanded Network of Drivers CloudTrucks, a leading technology-driven trucking carrier, announced the official launch of several new offerings to its virtual platform. CloudTrucks’ latest product additions, Flex and CT Cash Card, and updates to its existing Business Intelligence dashboard are aimed to streamline administrative bottlenecks and empower more drivers […]

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Plus Starts Development With Teledyne FLIR to Test Thermal Cameras for Autonomous Trucks

Plus Starts Development With Teledyne FLIR to Test Thermal Cameras for Autonomous Trucks

| September 9, 2021

Plus takes a multi-modal sensor approach and currently uses lidar, cameras, and radar to provide trucks powered by its autonomous driving technology with a 360-degree view around the vehicle Plus (formerly Plus.ai), a global provider of self-driving truck technology that recently disclosed its proposed business combination with Hennessy Capital Investment Corp. V (NASDAQ: HCIC), will […]

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Trucking Industry Asked To Rank Top Concerns

Trucking Industry Asked To Rank Top Concerns

| September 9, 2021

The results of the 2021 survey will be released October 24, 2021 as part of the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition to be held in Nashville The American Transportation Research Institute, the trucking industry’s not-for-profit research organization, launched the 2021 Top Industry Issues Survey. The annual survey asks trucking industry stakeholders to rank the top issues […]

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A&R Logistics Rebrands as Quantix

A&R Logistics Rebrands as Quantix

| September 9, 2021

Quantix unites the A&R Logistics family of companies under one brand as it strengthens its position as the leading supply chain services company to the chemical industry A&R Logistics, North America’s leading supply chain services company to the chemical industry, has rebranded to Quantix. The name unites the A&R Logistics family of companies into a single brand. […]

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TravelCenters of America Celebrates Professional Drivers During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 12- 18

TravelCenters of America Celebrates Professional Drivers During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 12- 18

| September 9, 2021

Sites nationwide will hold special events for drivers, including complimentary cookouts, health and wellness checks, entertainment activities, window washing, mid-trip inspections and tire inspections TravelCenters of America Inc. (Nasdaq: TA), nationwide operator and franchisor of the TA, Petro Stopping Centers and TA Express travel center network, is honoring the nation’s professional drivers during National Truck […]

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RISE™Robotics Announces a Partnership with Anthony Liftgates to Debut a New Fluid-free, Electric Alternative to Hydraulic Cylinders in Liftgates

RISE™Robotics Announces a Partnership with Anthony Liftgates to Debut a New Fluid-free, Electric Alternative to Hydraulic Cylinders in Liftgates

| September 9, 2021

 Liftgate solves dead battery problems through lower power usage and regenerative charging RISE™Robotics, a high-growth industrial technology company, will be announcing its partnership with Anthony Liftgates by demonstrating the breakthrough fluid-free RISE™Cylinder inside an Anthony Liftgate at The Battery Show. The show, which typically has an audience of 10,000 or more and 550 exhibitors, is the […]

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Truckstop.com Promotes Kendra Tucker to Chief Operating Officer

Truckstop.com Promotes Kendra Tucker to Chief Operating Officer

| September 8, 2021

Tucker joined Truckstop.com as Chief Revenue Officer in August 2020, and for more than ten years, she has grown and led teams across a variety of business models and industries “During the last year, Kendra has taken great care and thoughtfulness to strategically evolve our sales organization to better serve our customers,” said Paris Cole, chief executive officer, Truckstop.com. “We are proud to announce […]

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Wavepoint 3PL Acquires Alcor Cold Storage

Wavepoint 3PL Acquires Alcor Cold Storage

| September 8, 2021

Acquisition adds refrigerated and frozen warehousing network and services to Wavepoint’s single-source supply chain solution set Wavepoint 3PL, an expanding provider of single-source supply chain solutions, announced the acquisition of Alcor Cold Storage, Erie, Pennsylvania. Alcor strengthens Wavepoint’s position as a growing player in the 3PL space, adding more than 2 million cu. ft. of temperature-controlled […]

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Orange EV’s Fleet of Pure Electric Class 8 Trucks Surpasses Three Million Miles and One Million Hours of Operation

Orange EV’s Fleet of Pure Electric Class 8 Trucks Surpasses Three Million Miles and One Million Hours of Operation

| September 8, 2021

With average uptime exceeding 99 percent for trucks built since 2020, Orange EV is the logical solution for any business looking to update their diesel yard truck fleet Orange EV, a leading manufacturer of innovative, heavy-duty, EV truck solutions, yard trucks have surpassed several unparalleled milestones that cement its status at the forefront of the […]

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Mobileye Moves from the Garage to the Streets

Mobileye Moves from the Garage to the Streets

| September 8, 2021

Mobileye is passionate about bringing autonomous vehicles to consumers Mobileye, an Intel company, unveiled the 6-passenger, road-ready electric autonomous vehicle (AV) that will be used for commercial driverless ride-hailing services in Tel Aviv and Munich starting in 2022. Equipped with the Mobileye Drive™ self-driving system featuring 8 EyeQ™5 SoCs in the AVKIT58, the all-electric Mobileye AVs will […]

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Bridgestone Completes Acquisition of Azuga Fleet Management Solutions Business

Bridgestone Completes Acquisition of Azuga Fleet Management Solutions Business

| September 8, 2021

Acquisition accelerates company’s development of comprehensive tire-centric and mobility solutions that improve fleet safety, performance and sustainability Bridgestone Americas has completed the acquisition of Azuga Holdings, Inc. (Azuga) and the Azuga fleet management platform from Sumeru Equity Partners, Danlaw, Inc. and other shareholders. The acquisition, valued at $391 million, accelerates Bridgestone’s efforts to develop and deploy a comprehensive fleet management […]

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Increased Fleet Investment in Near-Zero Emission Natural Gas Trucks Providing Cost-Effective Clean Air Solutions Now

Increased Fleet Investment in Near-Zero Emission Natural Gas Trucks Providing Cost-Effective Clean Air Solutions Now

| September 8, 2021

There is measurable, impactful, and consistent progress being made with today’s technology and fuel The California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership (CNGVP) says that real-world fleets are increasingly turning to near-zero emissions (NZE) natural gas vehicles (NGVs) and carbon-negative renewable natural gas (RNG) to make true sustainability progress. NZE NGVs are available now delivering critical and […]

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C.H. Robinson Thanks Drivers for Their Extraordinary Efforts via Letter-Writing, Cash Giveaways and Driver Relief Fund

C.H. Robinson Thanks Drivers for Their Extraordinary Efforts via Letter-Writing, Cash Giveaways and Driver Relief Fund

| September 7, 2021

Following a year of COVID-19 outbreaks, historic supply chain disruption and accelerated growth in home deliveries, the company will give away up to $75,000 during Truck Driver Appreciation Week As the world finds itself still battling a pandemic, managing through unprecedented global supply chain disruption, and now, navigating through an active hurricane season, C.H. Robinson […]

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Smith Transportation Services announces corporate name change to iShared

Smith Transportation Services announces corporate name change to iShared

| September 7, 2021

The Post Capital Partners’ portfolio company rebrands and refines its strategy to take full advantage of its lead in digital freight consolidation Smith Transportation Services, LLC, a national full-service third-party logistics & asset-light transportation services provider, and a portfolio company of Post Capital Partners, is excited to announce its corporate name change to iShared Transportation. […]

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Preliminary NA Class 8 and MD Orders Hit Respective Five-Month Highs

Preliminary NA Class 8 and MD Orders Hit Respective Five-Month Highs

| September 7, 2021

ACT Research Says Class 8 net orders in August were 36,900 units, while NA Classes 5-7 net orders jumped to 31,900 units Preliminary NA Class 8 net orders in August were 36,900 units, while NA Classes 5-7 net orders jumped to 31,900 units, both representing five-month high readings. Complete industry data for August, to include […]

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