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The rise of Electronic Logging Devices

Long wait times have been the scourge of the trucking industry. In research conducted by DAT Solutions, 63% of the owner-operators and carriers questioned reported drivers spending more than three hours waiting to load or unload freight. I’ve heard of some drivers having to wait six hours – and that’s just not on.

What’s the score with driver scorecards?

Whatever the fuel efficiency of the vehicle you drive, your driving can impact the mpg by as much as 30%. I know it, you know it, your boss knows it, and tech firms know it too. Which is why driver score-carding (aka gamification) has been around for some time.

Precious cargo: Refrigeration tracking tech

Refrigerated transportation isn’t just about getting perishable goods (primarily food and pharmaceutical products) from A to B, it’s about understanding the transportation and perishability requirements of individual products, ensuring efficiency and compliance along the way.

Drive smarter with dynamic route planning

What if I told you you’d never have to sit in heavy traffic, drive in bad weather, or make a left (or depending on where you’re driving, a right) turn again?

Dude, where’s my trailer? said the truck driver

There are some rules of the road every truck driver knows: 1) Stay focused 2) Leave enough distance between you and the vehicle ahead 3) Get enough sleep between stops, and 4) Don’t lose your trailer. I’m not even joking.