Fleet Management http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en November 26, 2014: Interim CEO at Rush Trucking; Food trucks serve up disaster response; EPA to issue tougher ozone standards. http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/november-26-2014-interim-ceo-rush-trucking-food-trucks-serve-disaster-response-epa- <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Here is a look at what is happening in the world of transportation this morning:</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/november-26-2014-interim-ceo-rush-trucking-food-trucks-serve-disaster-response-epa-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/november-26-2014-interim-ceo-rush-trucking-food-trucks-serve-disaster-response-epa-#comments Fleet Management News Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:15:00 +0000 143511 at http://fleetowner.com Firms struggling to keep pace with increasing IT security risks http://fleetowner.com/technology/firms-struggling-keep-pace-increasing-it-security-risks <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>According to a new global survey, many firms are struggling to keep pace with global IT risks amid quickly changing technology. The fourth annual IT Audit Benchmarking Survey was produced by global consulting firm <a href="http://www.protiviti.com">Protiviti</a> and global IT association <a href="http://www.isaca.org">ISACA</a>.</p> <p>The survey examines how organizations are assessing and mitigating critical business and technology risks, polling more than 1,300 IT audit executives and professionals worldwide.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/firms-struggling-keep-pace-increasing-it-security-risks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/firms-struggling-keep-pace-increasing-it-security-risks#comments Fleet Management News Technology Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:10:00 +0000 143491 at http://fleetowner.com Donlen rolls out driver management system http://fleetowner.com/technology/donlen-rolls-out-driver-management-system <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.donlen.com">Donlen</a> has rolled out an enhanced driver management system, which is part of its FleetWeb fleet management platform. With the new solution, fleet managers will be able to manage all of their vehicle and driver information from one streamlined interface.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/donlen-rolls-out-driver-management-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/donlen-rolls-out-driver-management-system#comments Fleet Management News Technology Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:09:00 +0000 143481 at http://fleetowner.com Training for Instinct: Proactive Driving http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/training-instinct-proactive-driving <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>How do you train drivers to use instinct while driving a CMV? What is instinct? Accepted definitions of the word, &ldquo;instinct&rdquo; tell that it is: &ldquo;a natural or inherent aptitude, impulse, or capacity&rdquo; (Merriam Webster, 2014). So the question is, &ldquo;How do we train a person to do something instinctively when the natural aptitude may be lacking from the beginning?&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/training-instinct-proactive-driving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/training-instinct-proactive-driving#comments Fleet Management News Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:20:00 +0000 143451 at http://fleetowner.com Cargo theft: Thwart it with common sense http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/cargo-theft-thwart-it-common-sense <div class="field-deck"> FreightWatch International tells how— security firm also reports big upswing in ‘driver-theft incidents’ </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The holiday shopping stretch that nowadays begins before Thanksgiving helps drive the annual peak shipping period, which runs from September through January.&nbsp; Of course, the latter season is more about taking than giving&mdash; at least for cargo thieves.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/cargo-theft-thwart-it-common-sense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/cargo-theft-thwart-it-common-sense#comments Fleet Management News Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:01:00 +0000 143411 at http://fleetowner.com Getty Images Unlocking the mysteries of the random traffic jam http://fleetowner.com/blog/unlocking-mysteries-random-traffic-jam <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/fleetowner.com/files/uploads/2014/11/GI%20traffic%20jam_0.jpg" style="width: 530px; height: 353px;" title="Getty Images" /></p> <p>Have you ever seen a 2-mile long traffic jam on the opposite side of the highway and thought, &ldquo;Gee, I didn&rsquo;t see an accident back there, I wonder what happened?&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/trucking-straight-talk">Trucking Straight Talk</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/blog/unlocking-mysteries-random-traffic-jam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/blog/unlocking-mysteries-random-traffic-jam#comments Equipment Fleet Management Fuel News Trucking Straight Talk Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:29:00 +0000 143401 at http://fleetowner.com Atlanta law firm adds three attorneys to transportation staff http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/atlanta-law-firm-adds-three-attorneys-transportation-staff <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Atlanta-based law firm <a href="http://www.smithmoorelaw.com/">Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP</a> has added three attorneys to the firm&rsquo;s transportation industry group. Matthew P. Stone, Shawn N. Kalfus and Kori E. Flake have joined the firm at the company&rsquo;s Georgia headquarters.</p> <p>Stone, who has more than 20 years of experience in the transportation industry, will lead the Georgia team, which will also include other Atlanta attorneys.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/atlanta-law-firm-adds-three-attorneys-transportation-staff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/atlanta-law-firm-adds-three-attorneys-transportation-staff#comments Fleet Management News Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:19:00 +0000 143361 at http://fleetowner.com November 25, 2014: Honda cops to over a decade of underreported injuries/fatalities; tunnel tolls hurt trucking firm; Mullen makes big buy http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/november-25-2014-honda-cops-over-decade-underreported-injuriesfatalities-tunnel-tol <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Here is a look at what is happening in the world of transportation this morning:</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/november-25-2014-honda-cops-over-decade-underreported-injuriesfatalities-tunnel-tol" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/november-25-2014-honda-cops-over-decade-underreported-injuriesfatalities-tunnel-tol#comments Fleet Management News Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:59:00 +0000 143321 at http://fleetowner.com Descartes Systems to acquire mobile-solution provider Airclic http://fleetowner.com/technology/descartes-systems-acquire-mobile-solution-provider-airclic <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.descartes.com/">Descartes Systems Group</a> has reached agreement to acquire Airclic. Airclic is a provider of mobile solutions. The company offers a cloud-based solution that helps streamline and automate last mile logistics.</p> <p><a href="http://www.airclic.com/">Airclic&rsquo;s Perform</a> platform provides configurable, feature-rich mobile technology and advanced electronic proof-of-delivery (POD) solutions that operate on a hand-held device carried by the driver, Descartes said.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/descartes-systems-acquire-mobile-solution-provider-airclic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/descartes-systems-acquire-mobile-solution-provider-airclic#comments Fleet Management News Technology Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:58:00 +0000 143271 at http://fleetowner.com Shippers Conditions Index reflects continued capacity shortage http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/shippers-conditions-index-reflects-continued-capacity-shortage <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Capacity remains tight and that is pushing rates higher according to the latest FTR Shippers Conditions Index (SCI). The <a href="http://www.ftrintel.com">SCI for September</a> remained at a reading of -6.6, basically unchanged from August, FTR said.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/shippers-conditions-index-reflects-continued-capacity-shortage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/shippers-conditions-index-reflects-continued-capacity-shortage#comments Fleet Management News Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:57:00 +0000 143261 at http://fleetowner.com