The pending ELD mandate and other industry pressures are giving carriers more power over shippers that habitually make drivers wait on loading docks.
Ross Froat paid his way to an engineering degree working as a heavy-duty mechanic. Now he uses his background to mold technology policy for trucking’s biggest trade group.
Fast-growing DAT Solutions builds trucking industry data business by collecting information from 65,000 freight lanes and $33 billion in invoices.
Beginning in 2018, carriers can use Fleet CyWatch to alert authorities to cybersecurity hacks or breaches of on-board or back-end trucking systems.
UPS and other carriers are starting to adopt virtual reality technology to train new truck drivers.
Freight brokers like C. H. Robinson are investing in technology and acquisitions to stop venture-backed freight-matching services from taking away market share.
Veteran long-haul mover Finn Murphy’s new book shares an inside look at the industry, its pecking order and why he went back after a 20-year break.