News http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6594/more en Wellness: It needs to be a focus for truck drivers http://fleetowner.com/blog/wellness-it-needs-be-focus-truck-drivers <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>There are plenty of reasons why truck driver wellness is rightfully becoming a more critical industry topic: go <a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/more-medical-conditions-mean-more-crashes-driver-study">here</a>, <a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/survey-poor-health-contributing-driver-shortage">here</a> and <a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/report-more-research-needed-connect-driver-health-safety">here</a> to examine just a few of them.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/blog/wellness-it-needs-be-focus-truck-drivers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/blog/wellness-it-needs-be-focus-truck-drivers#comments News Trucks at Work Trucks at Work Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:42:00 +0000 212091 at http://fleetowner.com Chevin launches FleetWave on Geotab Marketplace http://fleetowner.com/technology/chevin-launches-fleetwave-geotab-marketplace <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.chevinfleet.com" target="_blank">Chevin Fleet Solutions</a> announced that its enterprise-level software, FleetWave, is available via the <a href="http://www.geotab.com">Geotab Marketplace</a>, a source for open IoT fleet management solutions.</p> <p>This integration is designed to help mutual customers achieve increased productivity, decreased costs, and improved compliance over all aspects of their fleet, asset and workforce management &ndash; by helping streamline analysis and reporting on data from driver behavior to vehicle routing and use.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/chevin-launches-fleetwave-geotab-marketplace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/chevin-launches-fleetwave-geotab-marketplace#comments Fleet Management News Technology Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:40:00 +0000 212081 at http://fleetowner.com Estes launches human trafficking awareness campaign http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/estes-launches-human-trafficking-awareness-campaign <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Estes Express Lines has teamed up with the organization <a href="http://www.truckersagainsttrafficking.org" target="_blank">Truckers Against Trafficking to fight human trafficking</a>, a form of modern-day slavery found across our nation.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/estes-launches-human-trafficking-awareness-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/estes-launches-human-trafficking-awareness-campaign#comments Fleet Management News Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000 212071 at http://fleetowner.com Penray releases new chemical service kits http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/penray-releases-new-chemical-service-kits <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Penray, Inc. announced it has introduced <a href="http://www.Penray.com" target="_blank">two new chemical service kits</a> to extend engine life and restore engine performance to original levels.</p> <p>Penray&#39;s new 2-Step Oil and Fuel Treatment Kit #7702 offers a chemical service kit that removes debris and deposits from fuel systems, while fortifying engine oil with a specially-formulated compound that strengthens and extends the life of engine oil.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/penray-releases-new-chemical-service-kits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/penray-releases-new-chemical-service-kits#comments Maintenance Equipment News Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:54:00 +0000 212061 at http://fleetowner.com TransVix, DAT partner to develop Trucking Futures Exchange http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/transvix-dat-partner-develop-trucking-futures-exchange <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>TransVix and <a href="https://www.dat.com/solutions" target="_blank">DAT Solutions</a> announced the formation of their exclusive strategic alliance to create the &ldquo;first and only&rdquo; <a href="http://www.transvix.com" target="_blank">Trucking Futures Exchange</a> which will list and trade contracts based on trucking line haul rates. The TransVix Exchange will list contracts that are financially settled using DAT&rsquo;s data for major freight lanes in the U.S.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/transvix-dat-partner-develop-trucking-futures-exchange" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/transvix-dat-partner-develop-trucking-futures-exchange#comments Fleet Management News Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:49:00 +0000 212051 at http://fleetowner.com House Dem's NAFTA redo would drop cross-border trucking provision http://fleetowner.com/regulations/house-dems-nafta-redo-would-drop-cross-border-trucking-provision <div class="field-deck"> DeFazio 'blueprint' calls for trade renegotiation to begin by June 1 </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If President Trump wants to rework the North American Free Trade Agreement, a group of House Democrats is ready and willing to provide the blueprint. Led by Rep. Peter DeFazio (D.-OR), the ranking member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the resolution introduced Thursday includes a provision that would remove the cross-border trucking requirement—a long-problematic clause in the current trade deal.</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/house-dems-nafta-redo-would-drop-cross-border-trucking-provision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/house-dems-nafta-redo-would-drop-cross-border-trucking-provision#comments Fleet Management News Regulations Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:49:00 +0000 212041 at http://fleetowner.com Thinkstock Goodyear announces Highway Hero finalists http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/goodyear-announces-highway-hero-finalists <div class="field-deck"> Three drivers who stepped in to save the lives of fellow motorists will be honored at the Mid-America Trucking Show in March. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>A truck driver stops to rescue an unconscious motorist from a flipped-over minivan; another races to save a mother and her three children trapped in an upside-down car sinking in a creek bed; a third hops aboard an out-of-control dump truck to aid its incapacitated operator.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/goodyear-announces-highway-hero-finalists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/goodyear-announces-highway-hero-finalists#comments Driver Management Resource Center News Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:52:00 +0000 212031 at http://fleetowner.com Defending fleets against cyber threats http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/defending-fleets-against-cyber-threats <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Every fleet today is connected, connected to its trucks, connected to its drivers, connected to its customers and even connected to its regulators. They have data that thieves want, and a password and firewall aren&rsquo;t enough anymore to keep them at bay.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/defending-fleets-against-cyber-threats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/defending-fleets-against-cyber-threats#comments Fleet Management News Technology Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:38:00 +0000 212021 at http://fleetowner.com CFI appoints new vice presidents of logistics, sales http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/cfi-appoints-new-vice-presidents-logistics-sales <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>CFI, a <a href="CFIdrive.com" target="_blank">North American full-truckload carrier</a>, announced the appointment of Bill Carter to the newly created position of vice president, logistics and Shepard Dunn as vice president, sales. Both will report to CFI President Tim Staroba.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/cfi-appoints-new-vice-presidents-logistics-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/cfi-appoints-new-vice-presidents-logistics-sales#comments Fleet Management News Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:13:00 +0000 212011 at http://fleetowner.com uShip raises $25M Series D to fund next wave of logistics automation http://fleetowner.com/technology/uship-raises-25m-series-d-fund-next-wave-logistics-automation <div class="field-deck"> International logistics company DB Schenker leads round </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>uShip, the <a href="https://www.uship.com/" target="_blank">online shipping marketplace and freight automation</a> software provider, announced the close of a $25M Series D round led by DB Schenker.</p> <p>DB Schenker&rsquo;s funding comes on the heels of unprecedented investment in logistics and supply chain technology. Since 2015, top pure-play logistics corporations have made 26 investments and/or acquisitions (13 each year), while logistics tech startups were on pace (as of October) to raise $5B through over 300 deals in 2016, according to CB Insights.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/uship-raises-25m-series-d-fund-next-wave-logistics-automation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/uship-raises-25m-series-d-fund-next-wave-logistics-automation#comments News Technology Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:56:00 +0000 212001 at http://fleetowner.com