Technology en Trucker Path app surpasses 1.5 million installs <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">Trucker Path</a> announced that the app has surpassed 1.5 million installs and is the first in the trucking industry to reach over one million downloads on Google Play.&nbsp; Meanwhile, Trucker Path&rsquo;s freight-matching marketplace <a href="">Truckloads app</a> has reached over 250,000 downloads.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Driver Management Resource Center News Technology Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:38:00 +0000 212461 at <p>Trucker Path noted its freight-matching marketplace Truckloads app has reached over 250,000 downloads.</p> Trucker Path photo Embark unveils self-driving truck <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Embark today unveiled its <a href="">self-driving truck technology</a> to the public. The company, which gained approval by the State of Nevada earlier this year to begin testing its truck on public roads, announced it has created a technology that allows trucks to drive from exit to exit on the freeway without any human input.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment News Technology Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:08:00 +0000 212441 at <p>Embark unveiled its new self-driving truck technology Feb. 24.</p> Embark photo Cyber threats and cargo theft: Is your fleet at risk? <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Consider this: You&rsquo;re a legitimate carrier and you&rsquo;re scheduled to pick up a load. But, because of a recent cyber breach &ndash; unbeknownst to you &ndash; cargo thieves beat you to the pickup location and take off with that load.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fleet Management News Technology Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:05:00 +0000 212371 at <p>Cargo theft most commonly occurs on Fridays when cargo is often left unattended in a truck over the weekend and returned to on Monday.</p> UPS tests delivery drone from atop package car <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>UPS announced it has tested a drone that launches from the top of a <a href="" target="_blank">UPS package car</a>, autonomously delivers a package to a home and then returns to the vehicle while the delivery driver continues along the route to make a separate delivery.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Powertrain News Running Green Technology Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:44:00 +0000 212361 at <p>UPS tests delivery drone from atop a UPS package car. Workhorse Group built the drone and the electric car used in the test.</p> UPS photo SambaSafety acquires Vigillo, aims for 'comprehensive' solution <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Looking to expand its capabilities as a company “completely focused on solving driver-related problems,” SambaSafety, a pioneer in driver risk management, has acquired Vigillo, which provides real-time data for analyzing commercial driver and motor carrier safety performance.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Driver Management Resource Center Fleet Management News Regulations Technology Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:32:00 +0000 212341 at Big Data, safety and truck care <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Taking care of trucks these days is at once becoming easier and more complex simultaneously. First, the stream of &ldquo;big data&rdquo; coming from big rigs should help improve truck maintenance practices and lower costs as well. Yet to make them safer will require more up-front investment in pricier components and technologies, though those should help reduce truck lifecycle expenses over time.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Fleet Management News Technology Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:08:00 +0000 212331 at PeopleNet names Witty vice president, product management <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">PeopleNet</a> announced the appointment of Eric Witty to the role of vice president, product management. Witty, who previously served as director of product management, will oversee all PeopleNet product lines and be responsible for setting the product vision and direction for the company.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Technology Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:13:00 +0000 212271 at TMW appoints SVP, general manager of management solutions <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Ray West, a 28-year veteran of the North American transportation industry, has been appointed senior vice president and general manager of TMW Systems&rsquo; complete portfolio of transportation management solutions, including the TMW.Suite, Innovative IES, TL2000 and TruckMate platforms. These solutions support the daily operations of thousands of for-hire and private fleets, brokers, 3PLs and other transportation businesses.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fleet Management News Technology Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:43:00 +0000 212161 at <p>Ray West</p> Chevin launches FleetWave on Geotab Marketplace <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">Chevin Fleet Solutions</a> announced that its enterprise-level software, FleetWave, is available via the <a href="">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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fleet Management News Technology Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:40:00 +0000 212081 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fleet Management News Technology Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:38:00 +0000 212021 at