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New tech for trucking presents a real challenge

New tech for trucking presents a real challenge

There’s one question on everyone’s lips – from owner-operator to large fleet. What’s the best way to select and adopt new technology.

At FreightWaves’ Transparency19 event in May, industry experts mulled over how technology trends are affecting the transportation industry.

Mario Pawlowski, CEO of iTrucker.com, believes: “If drivers and small fleet owners don’t adapt, they are going to be out of business.”

From the implications of 5G wireless technology to green trucking, all emerging tech poses a serious challenge to trucking companies of all sizes.

5G networks, for example, may not deliver direct benefits to the industry, but the additional bandwidth could lead to bigger breakthroughs in technology. And by that, I mean the kind of breakthrough that will see someone sitting in a room driving a truck with a joystick.

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