Chris Lankford Editor’s note: Written by Chris Lankford, vice president of engineering at NEXT Trucking. This is one in a series of periodic guest columns by industry thought leaders. One of the largest issues that shippers face has to do with knowing w...
Reducing the number of miles that carriers drive empty – also known as deadhead miles – could help the trucking industry drastically reduce waste costs.
Alastair Hayfield, research director with Interact Analysis, discusses hydrogen fuel cell trucks and where the technology is headed.
The Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse is a substantial step towards eliminating unqualified drivers and improving road safety, not just for truckers, but for all drivers.
In every industry, there are myths and urban legends. These are the three most common myths about the trucking industry, and why they are incorrect.
Almost every industry today is utilizing big data in some fashion, but commercial truck fleets often struggle with how to interpret the data.
Blockchain is turning into an overused buzzword. Ultimately, it will only be as successful as the people behind it.
Although fleet operators pay for their multimillion-dollar trucks, third parties often have more insight into aspects of operations than they do,
The trucking industry is still losing many potential new, young drivers simply because of an outdated federal prohibition against crossing a state line until age 21.
The Trump administration’s plans to impose new tariffs threatens port trucking, freight and logistics just as the industry is dealing with dramatically rising costs.
The automotive industry is facing the question of what to do with the data that comes along with a new generation of connected vehicles. The tech industry could be a big help.