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Category: Fleet Tracking

<strong>FarEye’s Eye on Last-mile Delivery Report Finds 84% of Retailers Lack Control of their Outsourced Delivery Networks</strong>

FarEye’s Eye on Last-mile Delivery Report Finds 84% of Retailers Lack Control of their Outsourced Delivery Networks

| January 27, 2023

FarEye Previews Research Results from Retailers; Last-mile Priorities Focused on Reducing Cost to Deliver While Improving Consumer Experience The FarEye Eye on Last-mile Delivery Report, conducted with Researchscape International, explores retailers’ and logistics providers’ last-mile delivery priorities and opportunities over the next five years. Since 2020, last-mile delivery has gone through a transformation, yielding a complex, expensive, […]

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<strong>Sentry Insurance and Motive Partner to Help the Transportation Industry Lower Costs and Improve Road Safety</strong>

Sentry Insurance and Motive Partner to Help the Transportation Industry Lower Costs and Improve Road Safety

| January 26, 2023

The optional telematics program offers premium discounts and more efficient claims for customers practicing safe driving Motive, the leader in Automated Operations for the physical economy, and Sentry Insurance, a leading provider of commercial trucking insurance, announced that customers using Motive’s Driver Safety Solution are eligible to save up to 5% on their Sentry insurance premiums for […]

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<strong>ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 0.4% in December</strong>

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Increased 0.4% in December

| January 25, 2023

In 2022, Tonnage Rose 3.4%, Most Since 2018 American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 0.4% in December after decreasing 2.5% in November. In December, the index equaled 115.2 (2015=100) versus 114.8 in November. “Despite the small gain in December, for-hire truck tonnage clearly decelerated during the final quarter in […]

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<strong>FTR Shippers Conditions Index Rises to 3.0 in November with Improved Market Conditions</strong>

FTR Shippers Conditions Index Rises to 3.0 in November with Improved Market Conditions

| January 25, 2023

A more favorable freight environment and lower fuel costs boosted the index into positive territory after two months in the negative range FTR’s Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) improved in November to 3.0 from the previous -0.3 reading.  A more favorable freight environment and lower fuel costs boosted the index into positive territory after two months […]

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<strong>General Logistics Systems Captures Bill of Lading Data in the Cab</strong>

General Logistics Systems Captures Bill of Lading Data in the Cab

| January 24, 2023

Global shipping leader is improving shipment visibility and making more informed scheduling decisions with DDC Sync Global shipping leader, General Logistics Systems (GLS), says it will be providing all drivers with DDC Sync mobile optical character recognition (OCR) technology to instantly capture bill of lading (BOL) data in the cab of the truck. The intuitive […]

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<strong>Surprising LTL strength, falling truckload rates and parcel GRI impacts: Q1 Cowen/AFS Freight Index</strong>

Surprising LTL strength, falling truckload rates and parcel GRI impacts: Q1 Cowen/AFS Freight Index

| January 23, 2023

Latest index shows effects of macroeconomic conditions, carrier pricing strategies on transportation costs across modes AFS Logistics (afs.net), an industry-leading third-party logistics (3PL) provider, and Cowen Research today released the Cowen/AFS Freight Index for Q1 2023, a snapshot with predictive pricing across multiple sectors in the freight industry. The latest release of the index reveals […]

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