TD137: OTR Trucking vs. LTL Trucking

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Politics and Autonomous Trucks

Logistics Viewpoints

Autonomous trucks will be technologically feasible for operation on the interstate in three years? Even if the autonomous vehicle industry can make a valid argument that their trucks are statistically safer, will voters and politicians respond rationally to an accident with fatalities?

Truck ergonomics

Fleet Owner

Awareness and solutions

TD138: Being A Rental Equipment Truck Driver

Trucker Dump

This episode of Trucker Dump is sponsored by Volvo Trucks. The post TD138: Being A Rental Equipment Truck Driver appeared first on About Truck Driving. This episode of Trucker Dump is sponsored by Volvo Trucks. Learn more at volvotrucks.us.

Highlights From National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Kuebix

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is here and it’s important to take the time to recognize truck drivers and all they do for the transportation industry. The post Highlights From National Truck Driver Appreciation Week appeared first on Kuebix.

What Truck Driver Shortage?

Logistics Viewpoints

The ATA, an association for truck carriers, has been reporting a truck driver shortage. The post What Truck Driver Shortage? The Bureau of Labor Statistics says this widely reported shortage does not exist.

Volvo Trucks, FedEx test platooning truck technology

DC Velocity

between a transport company, truck maker. First such demo in U.S. Transportation

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California port trucking company replaces diesel fleet with CNG trucks

Fleet Owner

acquires 40 near-zero-emissions Volvo and Freightliner trucks spec’d with Cummins natural gas engines for ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Total Transportation Systems Inc.

There are Two Models for Truck Platooning: Which will Win?

Logistics Viewpoints

Increased attention to truck platooning. In platooning, trucks are connected using direct vehicle to vehicle communication to allow trucks to tailgate each other very closely. The opportunistic and the truck train model. Transportation Truck Platooning

Raymond's reach-fork trucks feature new technology

DC Velocity

The trucks now include a 7-inch multifunction color display with touch-screen functionality and an intuitive interface. Lift Trucks

How Virtual Reality is Transforming the Trucking Industry

Kuebix

The post How Virtual Reality is Transforming the Trucking Industry appeared first on Kuebix. Blog Future Tech Technology Virtual Reality technology Training trucking VRVirtual reality (VR) is most commonly known for its recreational use in video games.

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New Delaware camera law singles out trucks

Fleet Owner

State truck association official calls the measure 'overkill'

Trucking in America *Infographic*

Kuebix

The job of a truck driver in America is crucial. Trucking is the backbone of our economy and just about every industry would collapse without it. In fact, 71% of all freight tonnage moves on trucks in the USA. The post Trucking in America *Infographic* appeared first on Kuebix. That means everything from food to medicine to building materials at one point probably rode on […].

Sponsored: The Iowa 80 Truck Stop Is Trucker Heaven

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Driverless Truck Platooning: Is There Enough ROI?

Talking Logistics

As reported by Heavy Duty Trucking last week, “Daimler Trucks North America has decided to pass on platooning and focus instead on advancing its position in vehicle automation.” For related commentary, see Driverless Trucks: Heading Somewhere or Nowhere Quickly?

NYC increases truck tolls

Fleet Owner

Along with bridge tolls, congestion pricing could cost trucks $25 to drive south of 60th Street on Manhattan next year

Tariffs and Trucking: Where Do We Stand?

Kuebix

The post Tariffs and Trucking: Where Do We Stand? Blog Tariffs TMS Trade kuebix tms tariffs transportation Trucking Industry

SoCal Port Trucking Company Replacing Diesel with Natural Gas

NGT News

TTSI), a Southern California-based provider of logistics services, plans to replace its entire fleet of diesel trucks with natural gas trucks, which will be fueled with renewable natural gas (RNG). Featured Heavy-Duty Natural Gas TruckingTotal Transportation Services Inc.

Autonomous Driving – The Future Of Trucking

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

The post Autonomous Driving – The Future Of Trucking appeared first on The Ledger - Mazars USA. The dream of autonomous driving has gotten closer thanks to improvements in artificial intelligence, navigation and sensor technology. However, it […].

Autonomous Driving – The Future Of Trucking

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

The post Autonomous Driving – The Future Of Trucking appeared first on The Ledger - Mazars USA. The dream of autonomous driving has gotten closer thanks to improvements in artificial intelligence, navigation and sensor technology. However, it […].

5 Impacts of Autonomous Trucking on Supply Chains

Cerasis

The flying car of the future might still be out of reach, but autonomous trucking is moving quickly into view for many businesses. Trucks manned by technology, with no human drivers, are currently being tested around the globe. Supply Chain Technology autonomous trucking

Above the Fold: Trucking Company Failures on the Rise

Talking Logistics

Six trucking companies have gone out of business since the beginning of 2019, including NEMF, Falcon Transport, Williams Trucking, and A.L.A. Trucking. The latest was Timmerman Starlite Trucking, Inc.

Big truck brings big smiles to autistic kids

DC Velocity

Teamsters organize truck tour to promote autism awareness. Transportation

Trucking by the Numbers: Safety

Fleet Owner

Editor's note: This is the fourth of a five-part series of Fleet Owner's annual Trucking by the Numbers report. In this section of Trucking by the Numbers, our focus is safety.

BYD Secures NYC Electric Truck Dealer

NGT News

Commercial electric truck company BYD has announced Milea Truck Sales and Leasing as its fully authorized truck dealer to support the New York metropolitan area. Milea Truck is well-positioned to support the New York City truck market, including the Port of New York, says BYD.

USPS Is Testing Self-Driving Trucks With TuSimple Autonomous Technology

Kuebix

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has awarded autonomous-truck creator, TuSimple, a contract to conduct a 2-week pilot program of self-driving trucks starting on Tuesday, May 21, 2019.

Technology on Lift Trucks

Logistics Management

On-board terminals and battery management systems are becoming central to maximizing daily productivity of lift trucks as well as long-term fleet efficiencies.

Trucking by the Numbers: Traffic

Fleet Owner

Editor's note: This is the fifth and final installment of a five-part series of Fleet Owner's annual Trucking by the Numbers report. In this section of Trucking by the Num

Truck driving: A noble profession

Fleet Owner

Truck drivers play an important role in the economy and it is not like just anyone can drive safely and economically

Autonomous Trucks Today

Logistics Viewpoints

Last summer, I wrote an article about the future of electric trucks. Notably, I outlined that the industry was ready to transition to zero-emission trucks and that a number of major manufacturers including Tesla, Daimler, Thor, and Toyota had unveiled electric class-8 trucks while UPS, FedEx and DHL had unveiled electric class-6 parcel trucks. But now the big question is whether the industry is ready for autonomous trucks. Uncategorized autonomous trucks

TD134: 3 Free Trucking Apps Every Trucker Should Have

Trucker Dump

So with that, I’m going to show you three free trucking apps that will make your life easier and more stress-free […]. The post TD134: 3 Free Trucking Apps Every Trucker Should Have appeared first on About Truck Driving.

Reading, writing, and really big trucks

DC Velocity

California high school launches truck-driving course. Strategy

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TD135: Trucking Recruiters… Friend Or Foe?

Trucker Dump

(c) Can Stock Photo / stuartmiles Recruiters have an especially bad rap within the trucking community. Most truck drivers think all recruiters are big fat liars with flaming pants. The post TD135: Trucking Recruiters… Friend Or Foe? appeared first on About Truck Driving.

Penske Truck Leasing Opens New Facility in West Phoenix

Move Ahead

Penske Truck Leasing recently celebrated the opening of its new state-of-the-art facility in Phoenix, Arizona. The maintenance shop includes five truck bays, two truck box repair bays, one automatic wash bay, and a fuel island.

ELDs and truck rentals

Fleet Owner

Here's what you need to know about ELD rules for trucks rented for eight days or less

Sponsored: The Iowa 80 Truck Stop Is Trucker Heaven

Trucker Dump

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Women in Trucking 2018

Fleet Owner

We profile nine women who have found success in trucking -- and helped make transportation companies successful