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RideOS aim to accelerate next-generation transportation fleets  SmartCitiesWorld

Ridehail API and open source mobile apps are designed to empower companies to build and manage their own ride-hailing network.


Companies are already decarbonizing shipping without electric fleets — here's how  GreenBiz

This article is adapted from GreeBiz's newsletter, Transport Weekly. Subscribe here. Electric vehicle fleets might be the future, but for most fleet managers, the ...


Perspective: Paving the Way for Health-Ready Technology  Transport Topics Online

The commercial vehicle industry is poised to get even smarter thanks to health-ready components, says Wally Stegall of Morey.


Car Hauler Jack Cooper Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy  Heavy Duty Trucking

Car Hauler Jack Cooper Ventures has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy citing difficulty competing with its mostly non-unionized competition.


Vietnam Airlines Takes Delivery of First 787-10  Aviation International News

Vietnam Airlines has taken delivery of the first of eight 787-10s, and is eyeing U.S. codeshare flights.


Beep selects Bestmile to plan, manage and optimize autonomous vehicle fleets  MassTransitMag.com

Beep and Bestmile have teamed up to offer the autonomous mobility solutions company the technology and tools to plan, manage and orchestrate its autonomo.


Automated Transmissions Shift Into High Gear  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] A notable shift in the types of transmissions used in fleets' Class 8 trucks has occurred over the ...


Merging driver safety: fleets look to combine devices, data  Commercial Carrier Journal

P&B Transport is using Zonar Coach, a camera-based driver safety and performance management system, that gives drivers feedback on a variety of metrics.


Beep selects Bestmile to manage autonomous shuttle fleets  Traffic Technology Today

Florida-based autonomous mobility solutions developer Beep has formed a partnership with Bestmile and will use the Swiss company's fleet orchestration ...


Cubic and Transport for New South Wales Extend Contactless Payment to Sydney's Bus Fleet  PRNewswire

SAN DIEGO, July 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Cubic Corporation (NYSE:CUB) today announced its Cubic Transportation Systems business division and Transport ...


UPS Invests in Autonomous Truck Startup TuSimple - Fleet Management  Heavy Duty Trucking

UPS announced it has invested in the tech startup TuSimple and will work with the company to better understand the capabilities and potential of autonomous ...


Class 8 Orders in July Sink to Lowest Level Since 2010  Transport Topics Online

Class 8 orders were down to their lowest level since 2010 in July, according to ACT Research.


Pets Can Help Fleet Recruitment Efforts and Boost Driver Satisfaction  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Roadmaster Group once turned down a driver applying to the company who requested to travel ...


Closing the Skills Gaps  Transport Topics Online

It's important for technicians to be savvy with technology, but companies will also train mechanically inclined techs and teach them new skills.


Availability of Medium-Duty E-Trucks Is Limited as Testing Continues  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Battery-electric medium-duty trucks may have a bright future due to their potential to reduce ...


Wellington seeks funding for new bi-mode trains  International Railway Journal

GREATER Wellington Regional Council has endorsed a proposal that would see the New Zealand capital's Wairarapa and Capital Connection fleets replaced ...


Game On: Trucking Gets Creative in Attracting Young Technicians  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Millennials and Generation Z have grown up surrounded by sophisticated technologies — such ...


FMCSA explains Hours of Service proposed rule  The Trucker

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WIT’s Ellen Voie wins inaugural Cinderella to CEO of the Year honor  The Trucker

PLOVER, Wis. — Women In Trucking Association President and CEO Ellen Voie has been named the 2019 Cinderella to CEO of the Year — along with winning ...


Orsted promises to electrify fleet and cut supply chain emissions in half  www.businessgreen.com

Wind giant extends decarbonisation strategy into its supply chain, promising to ensure indirect emissions fall by 50 per cent by 2032.


China’s Building Hidden Carrier Fleet (Photos)  Sputnik International

While there has been ample focus on China's few but ever-larger fixed-wing aircraft carriers, comparatively little attention has been paid to a host of helicopter ...


Cebu Pacific Air eyes India, China with A321neo(XLR)  ch-aviation

Cebu Pacific Air (5J, Manila Ninoy Aquino Int'l) is contemplating launching services to India and Russia from Manila Ninoy Aquino Int'l, as well as to Australia ...


MVT Solutions offers no cost fuel efficiency reports  The Trucker

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — MVT Solutions, a provider of fuel economy testing and design and development services for the trucking industry, Thursday said that the ...


Rolls Trent 1000 Fixes Progressing, Though Problems Persist | Air Transport News  Aviation International News

Rolls-Royce managed to further reduce the average original equipment loss per large engine sold to £1.3 million ($1.58 million), though the UK engine ...


Trimble Takes Fleet Management Solutions to the Cloud  Heavy Duty Trucking

Trimble has announced that its TMW.Suite and TruckMate transportation management solutions are now available via a cloud-based subscription model.


FTR’s June Trucking Conditions Index up slightly but still negative  The Trucker

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — FTR's revised Trucking Conditions Index (TCI) showed a significant improvement in June but remained in slightly negative territory at a ...


Karhoo and iVcardo partner for first and last mile travel everywhere  SmartCitiesWorld

Integration will provide Karhoo with increased infrastructure and access to transport operators beyond those in ride-hailing city strongholds.


World Sailing launch Challenge 2024  International Sailing Federation

World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, have set an ambitious challenge to the marine industry to push the boundaries of low carbon innovation for ...


What vessels, aircraft and land equipment does the UK MOD own?  Army Technology

The UK Ministry of Defence has released its annual inventory of defence equipment. What land systems, vessels and aircraft does it have?


ATA pleased tariffs on Chinese-made intermodal containers won’t go into effect  The Trucker

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations said Thursday the trucking industry is pleased that tariffs on Chinese-made, 53-foot domestic ...


July Class 8 Sales Top 25,000 for Year-High Volume  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] U.S. Class 8 retail sales in July topped 25,000, the highest volume this year, and extended a ...


Schneider to open new Dallas Operating Center in January 2020  The Trucker

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Schneider, one of the nation's largest truckload carriers, is upgrading its driver facilities in the Dallas area. The company's new operating ...


Verizon Connect Launches Field Service Dispatch Solution - Fleet Management  Heavy Duty Trucking

Verizon Connect has launched a dispatch solution for field *service* fleets that integrates with its Reveal cloud-based telematics platform, the company ...


New transport minister taking wrong road  Bangkok Post

Just a few weeks into his new job, Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob already seems one of the hardest-working figures in cabinet, and maybe also the ...


US domestic intermodal weakest since Great Recession  JOC.com

What a difference a year makes. Last year at this time, intermodal volume was up strongly, and the concern was the Fall peak and intermodal ability to meet the ...


Fleet Forward Conference Explores Data Control - Fleet Management  Heavy Duty Trucking

At the 2019 Fleet Forward Conference, representatives from Motorq, LeasePlan, Toyota, and Strategy Analytics will delve into the practical considerations for ...


FMCSA issues HOS NPRM, which agency says ‘improves safety, increases flexibility’  The Trucker

WASHINGTON – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Wednesday published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on changes to Hours of ...


Shared AVs could save the world. Private AVs could ruin it.  World Economic Forum

Believe it or not, the automobile was once hailed as an “environmental savior.”


Clean Energy Inks Slew of New Natural Gas Contracts  NGT News

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has announced several contracts to provide its Redeem renewable natural gas (RNG) for fleets across multiple sectors. Redeem,


Technology that drives Uber, Lyft may reduce traffic, not just in the way these companies thought  The Financial Express

Some dream that self-driving cars may solve the problem by smoothing out people's natural and often disruptive driving habits, yet self-driving cars are arriving ...


Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles & Hermes Europe launch Future Logistics Challenge  Fleet Transport

With the support of the start-up accelerator betahausX, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and Hermes Europe has launched the Future Logistics Challenge.


New Corporate Identity at Sentinel  Fleet Transport

On its first anniversary under new ownership at Sentinel Systems, the long established commercial vehicle safety company has launched a brand new image ...


Why we need fewer, smaller, lighter, slower cars: Plastic particulates from tire wear are being found in the Arctic  Treehugger

This problem gets worse as cars get bigger and heavier, no matter what they are powered by.


Isuzu highlights N-Series' car-like feel | Logistics, Trucking & Transport News  Prime Mover

Commercial vehicle manufacturer, Isuzu Australia Limited (IAL), has proven itself eager to reiterate the virtues of its latest light-duty NNR Traypack range that the ...


Rad Power Bikes will provide e-bikes for Domino's pizza deliveries  Bicycle Retailer

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Rad Power Bikes will provide e-bikes exclusively to Domino's pizza franchises later this year, according to an agreement announced ...


Electriphi App Addresses Fleets' Transition to Electric Vehicles  Transport Topics Online

[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Electriphi Inc., an electric vehicle fleet and energy management company, launched its Fleet ...


Emerging Trends Air Transport Used Serviceable Material (USM) Market 2027 – Lead by AJ Walter Aviation Limited, AAR Corp, AFI KLM E and M, DELTA MATERIAL SERVICES, GA Telesis, General Electric and Lufthansa Technik  Market Mirror

Emerging Trends Air Transport Used Serviceable Material (USM) Market 2027 – Lead by A J Walter Aviation Limited, AAR Corp, AFI KLM E and M, DELTA ...


LTL, Parcel Fleets Grow, but Outlook Mixed in Other Sectors  Transport Topics Online

Revenue gains for less-than-truckload carriers were solid in 2018, with momentum coming from increased manufacturing activity and retail sales, along with the ...


Fleets Consider Benefits, Costs of 6x2 Axle Configurations  Transport Topics Online

Are 6x2 axle configurations a good way to boost the efficiency of heavy-duty trucks, or do the complications outweigh the benefits? The answer varies from one ...


Partnership takes Karhoo global  Buying Business Travel

Karhoo has announced a partnership with booking and dispatch platform iVcardo in a move that expands its services globally.


Truck Development is at a Tipping Point - Diesel news  Diesel News

Black boxes have been added to truck cabins and now it's time to integrate the functionality into a single system, truck development is at a tipping point, ...


Fleets Transitioning to New Management as Industry Prepares for the Road Ahead  Transport Topics Online

As the trucking industry enters a new age, fleets increasingly are turning to a new generation of leaders.


Truckers can't pay off their fuel cards — and it's a 'sure sign' that more trucking bankruptcies are coming  Business Insider

Pilot Flying J told Business Insider that there's been some "weakness" in the credit market of their fuel card business.


How you train affects how you attract women to transportation  Fleet Owner

Editor's note: This is the third part in a series on women working in trucking and how fleets are welcoming them to the industry. Read Part 1 and Part 2. Women In ...


Women are changing the transportation industry  Fleet Owner

Editor's note: This is the first part in a series on women working in the trucking and how fleets are welcoming them to the industry. When Ingrid Brown started ...


Perspective: ELD Data Can Help Fleets Improve Safety  Transport Topics Online

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will hold its annual Operation Safe Driver Week July 14-20, and this year's theme is speeding.


Fleets, Maintenance Shops Eye 24-Hour Service to Enhance Driver Productivity  Transport Topics Online

Fleets Do Their Own Truck Repairs, Open *Service* Bays to Offset Cost.


Walmart Expands Private Fleet Delivery, Adds New Intermodal Service  Transport Topics Online

Walmart has begun expanding the scope and capabilities of its private fleet, taking over store distribution from dedicated contract carriers at facilities in Maine, ...


Amazon Adds Planes to Shipping Fleet to Speed Up Prime Deliveries  Transport Topics Online

Amazon.com is adding 15 aircraft to its shipping fleet in an effort to speed up delivery to customers' doors. The online retailer announced June 18 that it will ...


Fleets Conduct Real-Life Tests Before Committing to New Tires  Transport Topics Online

Improvements to truck tire technology in recent years have created a collection of products that manufacturers often tout as their most advanced, longest-wearing ...


2019 Top 20 Best Fleets to Drive For according to TCA  Commercial Carrier Journal

Twenty fleets have been recognized by the Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge in the 2019 Best Fleets to Drive For program. At TCA's Annual ...


Some Fleets, 3PLs Turn to Near-Shore Staffing to Address Shortage of Office Workers  Transport Topics Online

While the freight transportation industry has struggled for years to recruit and retain truck drivers and maintenance technicians, many companies are facing ...


ATRI Calls for Operational Cost Data From Fleets  Transport Topics Online

The American Transportation Research Institute is looking for for-hire motor carriers to participate in the annual update to its Operational Costs of Trucking ...


Some Fleets Embrace Paid Lodging for Drivers as Alternative to Sleeper Cabs  Transport Topics Online

When Bill McNamee, a professional truck driver for Carbon Express, first learned he'd be sleeping in hotel rooms while out on the road rather than in a sleeper ...


Fleets Credit Safety Systems, Video With Reducing Crashes, Claims  Transport Topics Online

ATLANTA — Active safety technologies such as collision mitigation and lane departure warnings have proved effective at preventing crashes, but proper ...


Tread carefully: Michelin advice for van fleet managers  Transport Engineer

Operators of van and car fleets could extend their tyre replacement intervals and make greater efficiency savings if drivers were encouraged to take more care of ...


Lanehub to Reward Shippers for Helping Fleets Secure Backhauls  Transport Topics Online

Lanehub, a provider of freight lane matching services, said it will soon begin providing financial incentives to shippers that help their contract carriers find ...


Xinhua Headlines: Xinjiang: Far west region, heart of Silk Road - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

Tradition, travel and trade: What can these #Xinjiang tales tell us about this far western region of China? by Xinhua writers Xue Yanwen, Gu Yu and Pan Ying.


MSC Cruises Toasts The Last Month Of Summer With Labor Day Upgrade Sale  PRNewswire

The two-week promotion is available for three entirely distinct MSC Cruises' ships -- MSC Meraviglia, MSC Seaside and MSC Divina ...


Among Canada's Top Fleets: RST & Sunbury Transport Take Home Coveted Award for Second Year  GlobeNewswire

SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick, April 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With over 110 years combined experience, RST & Sunbury Transport (RST-Sunbury) draw ...


Low-carbon Neste MY Renewable Diesel now available in Oregon, US  WebWire

With climate change at the forefront of the global conversation, Neste, the world's largest producer of renewable diesel fuel, is making reducing CO2 emissions ...


WABCO introduces new Fleet Solutions business to support transport ecosystems worldwide  The Trucker

BERN, Switzerland — WABCO Holdings, a global supplier of braking control systems and other advanced technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and ...


Fleets Prepare Drivers for Extreme Cold  Transport Topics Online

Trucking groups prepared their drivers for the polar vortex gripping the Midwest with tips on operations and safety. The blast of arctic cold swept the region for ...


Fleet leaves hundreds of drivers stranded after sudden closure  Overdrive Magazine

In a story echoing that of the high-profile Christmas Eve 2009 closure of mega-fleet Arrow Trucking, the 700-truck operation Falcon Transport on Friday, April 26, ...


The rise of private fleets (and dedicated operations)  DC Velocity

The desire for committed capacity, reliable *service*, and predictable cost has created a surge of interest in dedicated and private fleets. That will change the ...


Fleets Seek Aftermarket Companies That Are Easy to Do Business With  Transport Topics Online

LAS VEGAS — Fleet executives are standardizing parts ordering and maintenance procedures as they deal with truck equipment that is increasingly complex ...


Opinion: The Maintenance Shop's Role in Fleet Optimization  Transport Topics Online

Making the best use of your fleet should include considering the role of the maintenance shop. No company wants to continually rely on always having spare ...


Gorilla Safety Launches Fleet Management App  Transport Topics Online

ATLANTA — Gorilla Safety introduced an app designed to improve fleet management at American Trucking Associations' 2019 Technology & Maintenance ...


Logistics, Transport Hiring Bounced Back in June  Wall Street Journal

Transportation and logistics companies added jobs at a strong pace in June, in a rebound from weak hiring this spring and a sign of growing confidence in U.S. ...


California is gaining allies in its emissions standards war with Trump  ThinkProgress

More and more states and automakers are uniting behind California in a nationwide debate over vehicle emissions standards, as tensions between the Golden ...


DHL is networking transport fleets across Europe with idem telematics  Logistics Middle East

Based in Munich and Ulm, idem telematics is part of the BPW Group and specialises in digital networking of transport vehicles. - Roads, Dhl, Telematics, Fleet.


Remote Diagnostics to the Rescue  Transport Topics Online

Remote diagnostics systems available on modern trucks are helping fleets avoid costly repairs and reduce vehicle downtime, and this technology is rapidly ...


Mississippi Fleet Preps Young Drivers for Road Ahead  Transport Topics Online

John Stomps, CEO and founder of Total Transportation of Mississippi, said the need for drivers caused him to look into a new strategy in January 2018 — one ...


Amazon is rapidly expanding its air fleet to handle more of its own shipping  CNBC

Amazon aims to compete with FedEx and UPS in the logistics and shipping industry. That's what analysts told CNBC after Amazon Air recently expanded to ...


Falcon Transport opens up about mass trucking fleet layoff  Commercial Carrier Journal

Falcon Transport — the roughly 700-truck fleet that suddenly shuttered operations late last month and left its drivers, equipment and freight stranded — says it ...


Bison Transport Expands U.S. Presence with Acquisition of Wisconsin Fleet  Heavy Duty Trucking

Candian carrier Bison Transport has acquired H.O. Wolding, a 320-truck, dry van fleet with truckload operations in the U.S. Midwest, Northeast and Southeast ...


ELD Era Brings Fleets, Shippers Toward More Collaboration, Experts Say  Transport Topics Online

The trucking market has undergone change in many forms over the years as technology and regulatory developments have exerted larger and more intense ...


'Smart trailers' will monitor cargo, maintenance status  Commercial Carrier Journal

The family tree for Internet of Things was planted in the trucking industry long before the term was invented. For more than 20 years, fleets have been using ...


Trimble, Decisiv Partner to Connect Fleets With Repair Data From Service Providers  Transport Topics Online

ATLANTA — Trimble Transportation has partnered with Decisiv to streamline communications and data sharing between fleet maintenance shops and their ...


Amazon shipping could be a tipping point for electric fleets  GreenBiz

Amazon could electrify major portions of its delivery fleet and help kickstart the nascent market for electric trucks.


Drivers Feel Safer in Hotel Rooms, Fleets Say  Transport Topics Online

Carriers that provide paid lodging for drivers said sleeping in hotel rooms not only improves their quality of rest, but also provides them with a greater sense of ...


CVSA's Collin Mooney: Trouble Awaits Fleets Delaying Switch From AOBRDs to ELDs  Transport Topics Online

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A “manufacturers crisis” in transferring automatic onboard recording device software into electronic logging devices is in the making, ...


TuSimple Proceeds With Plans to Build World's Largest Self-Driving Truck Fleet  Transport Topics Online

LAS VEGAS — Autonomous truck developer TuSimple said it will expand its U.S. test fleet to 40 vehicles by June, which the company claims will make it the ...


Fleets Offer Salaries, Other Pay Models to Retain Drivers Amid Labor Shortage  Transport Topics Online

Fleets Offer Pay, Bonuses Beyond Cents Per Mile to Retain Drivers.


Licence Bureau launches driver safety training  FleetNews

Licence Bureau has launched two new driver training courses to help fleet operators minimise incidents.


MiX Telematics Presents Transport Topics Webinar: 5 Telematics Reports Every Fleet Needs  GlobeNewswire

BOCA RATON, Fla., June 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and asset management solutions, announced ...


Drivers Left Stranded After Falcon Transport Stops Operations  Heavy Duty Trucking

Ohio-based Falcon Transport has ceased operations, notifying its truck drivers over the weekend to stop working and leaving some stranded in the field.


Englander to Add 100 Peterbilt Model 579s to Fleet - Equipment  Heavy Duty Trucking

Englander Transportation is adding 100 new Peterbilt Model 579 UltraLoft tractors to its fleet over the next 12 months.


Aging Driver Workforce Increases Workers' Compensation Risks for Fleets, Experts Say  Transport Topics Online

An aging workforce of drivers is elevating the risk of workers' compensation claims for fleets even as trucking companies are seeing stable or even lower ...


TMC, FleetNet America Unveil Findings From Benchmarking Program  Transport Topics Online

ATLANTA — One truckload fleet averaged more than 75000 miles between roadside breakdowns in the fourth quarter last year, about seven times the vertical ...


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