Trucks at Work

  • May 26, 2017

    Tracking the growing list of supply chain threats

    It’s perhaps appropriate as we head into the Memorial Day weekend – a holiday established to reflect upon the sacrifices made to protect our country – to think about just some of the many ongoing threats facing the transportation and logistics industry....More
  • May 25, 2017

    Might drones replace trucks for package deliveries?

    It is no secret that many think drones – or, to use their technical descriptive, unmanned aerial devices (UAVs) – prove an ideal delivery platform for small packages....More
  • May 23, 2017

    Dealing with supply chain data isn’t simple in the slightest

    If there is one thing truckers know at this point in the “digital age” of supply chain operations, trying to manage data is far from easy – or fun for that matter....More
  • May 17, 2017

    The swirling trends surrounding the supply chain and trucking

    It’s been hard to get an accurate read on the outlook for the trucking industry of late, and we’re not just talking about the month-to-month truck tonnage numbers here. Figuring out whether bright sunny skies or angry storms becloud the near-term future for motor carriers is getting tricky because the trends remain quite mixed....More
  • May 15, 2017

    Regulatory compliance remains a burden for trucking and other businesses

    It’s no secret that trucking is governed by an ever-more complex web of rules, with said rules affecting the bottom lines of motor carriers in many different areas....More
  • May 11, 2017

    Where driverless vehicles and golf clubs meet

    It’s not every day that you encounter and analogy that links self-driving vehicle technology and golf clubs. Not by a long shot. [OK; you knew that was coming – admit it.]...More
  • May 10, 2017

    The gig economy and trucking: Is it really real?

    There’s been a lot of talk about the so-called “gig economy” and how it might alter traditional work arrangements in the trucking industry....More
  • May 9, 2017

    Europe prepares for full-scale truck platooning

    Not only are key European automotive heavyweights preparing to roll out autonomous cars just three short years from now, truck makers across the pond are preparing to launch semi-autonomous truck convoys commonly called “truck platooning” within the region some six years from today – if such a timeline can withstand regulatory and societal scrutiny, that is....More
  • May 5, 2017

    Targeting the truck parking issue

    So how bad is the truck parking problem in the U.S.? Well, that depends on who you ask. Some truck drivers say it’s impossible to find parking spots on a daily basis; others say it’s easier than many think, especially if you use technology to help find open slots....More
  • May 4, 2017

    Autonomous vehicles may follow the PC development pathway

    One trend that’s been going on in trucking in fits and starts for a long while now is the move towards “vertical integration,” whereby truck OEMs directly manufacture most of the major components that comprise today’s commercial vehicles, such as engines, transmissions, cabs, axles, etc....More
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