Truck Talk: Autonomous insurance edition

The Supply Chain Journal

This week, we’re looking at what insurance for autonomous trucks might look like and how truck manufacturers are booking additional revenue by selling chargers and hand-holding advice with electric trucks. FREIGHTWAVES: How do you get a baseline for insuring autonomous trucks?

H.E.R. Method teaches trucking safety tips

The Supply Chain Journal

After a long day of driving, Lakeesha Martin, a veteran long-haul truck driver, decided it was time to end her day at a nearby truck stop and take a shower before finishing up the 1,000-mile trip she had left to deliver her load. Why women are increasingly interested in driving trucks.

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Mexico trucking capacity crunch

Supply Chain and Logistics

The USMCA replacement for NAFTA has not improved anything regarding trucking between the US and Mexico. COVID-19, movement of production from the Far East to Mexico, and no change in regulations, has put demands on trucking firms and on drivers … Continue reading → Logistics Supply Chains Trucking international trade Mexico trucking USMCA

How To Find Semi Truck Parking

Trucker Dump

Think of STOW IT as the Airbnb of trucking. The post How To Find Semi Truck Parking appeared first on About Truck Driving. The following article was written by STOW IT, an online marketplace for car, boat, trailer, RV and semi storage.

Innovations and Start-ups: Zero-Emission Trucking, Drones, and Technological Disruption

Logistics Matter

Last week it was Uber for Trucking, […]. The post Innovations and Start-ups: Zero-Emission Trucking, Drones, and Technological Disruption appeared first on LOGISTICSMATTER. Blog Drones Innovation Logistics Transportation Trucking

Truck-focused Electric Island charging site opens in Portland, Oregon

The Supply Chain Journal

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) and Portland General Electric (PGE) opened their Electric Island charging project near the truck maker’s Oregon headquarters Wednesday. It is part of a larger three-state electrification effort catering to battery-powered trucks.

WattEV Looks to Electrify California Trucking with Pilot Truck Stop

NGT News

trucking industry to zero emissions, says it is building a pilot electric truck stop in Bakersfield, Calif. The post WattEV Looks to Electrify California Trucking with Pilot Truck Stop appeared first on NGT News. WattEV, a company focused on transitioning the U.S.

3 Ways to Help Trucking Businesses Navigate COVID

Logistics Matter

The post 3 Ways to Help Trucking Businesses Navigate COVID appeared first on LOGISTICSMATTER. Blog Logistics Sponsored Transportation TruckingThe impacts of COVID are varied and far-reaching.

The state of electric trucks — Transmission

The Supply Chain Journal

Electrification of fleets is getting closer to reality, and truck manufacturers are already preparing for a transition away from diesel. On this episode of Transmission, Sebastian Blanco looks at what the first steps in electric transformation are for truck manufacturer Daimler.

Innovations and Start-ups: Autonomous Trucks, Delivery Robots, and Warehouse Robots

Logistics Matter

The post Innovations and Start-ups: Autonomous Trucks, Delivery Robots, and Warehouse Robots appeared first on LOGISTICSMATTER. Blog Autonomous Delivery Delivery Innovation Logistics Robots Self-Driving Trucks WarehousingTrends and innovations in supply chain and logistics.

New Podcast Episode: Zero-Emission Trucking

Logistics Matter

It is too bad COVID prevented us from recording this podcast from the inside of a moving electric BREYTNER truck. The post New Podcast Episode: Zero-Emission Trucking appeared first on LOGISTICSMATTER.

Newly public Lion Electric will build electric trucks in Illinois

The Supply Chain Journal

investing $70 million to convert a partially finished warehouse in Joliet, Illinois, into a plant to build electric trucks and buses. Becoming a player in the electric trucking space after building mostly electric buses, Lion’s customers include Amazon and CN.

Truck Talk: Marriage and divorce edition

The Supply Chain Journal

This week, we’re looking at the final preparations before Navistar becomes part of TRATON SE and Daimler Truck escapes being lumped in with Mercedes-Benz luxury cars. Come July 1, a new Daimler Truck AG Board of Management takes over with a raft of top-level organizational changes.

Why Trucking Industry Must Change for the Long Haul

Food Logistics

It’s time for the trucking industry to benefit from this wave of innovation. Transportation / Trucking

Weighing truck parking’s NIMBY risk

The Supply Chain Journal

The effort to expand truck parking in the U.S. Awareness of the truck parking shortage was heightened in 2009 when trucker Jason Rivenburg was murdered while sleeping in his cab at an abandoned gas station after being unable to find safe parking.

FAQ About the Women In Trucking Association

Women in Trucking

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Inside the mind of a truck inspector

The Supply Chain Journal

So Parmigiano, also a commercial vehicle inspector certified by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), decided to pull the truck over. Two officers work per shift, randomly stopping trucks, checking for everything from licenses to hours of service — and roadworthiness.

TD149: Job-Hopping In Trucking

Trucker Dump

(c) Can Stock Photo / sean824 When The Evil Overlord (wife/ex co-driver) and I were in truck driving school, we were told that job-hopping in the trucking industry was akin to a mortal sin that could not only ruin your truck driving career, but also send you straight to Hell to burn in an eternal.

Coyote Logistics makes truck parking reservations available within CoyoteGo platform

The Supply Chain Journal

Truck drivers hauling loads for Coyote Logistics now have access to safe and secure reserved parking through the CoyoteGo digital freight platform. TruckPark offers truck parking reservations through an app for a small nightly fee. Here’s where electric trucks make sense.

TD148: Being A Chemical Oilfield Truck Driver

Trucker Dump

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to drive a chemical truck in the oilfields, then you’re going to love the interview we have with Cannon Bryan on today’s show. The post TD148: Being A Chemical Oilfield Truck Driver appeared first on About Truck Driving.

Volvo Trucks hit by first UAW strike since 2008

The Supply Chain Journal

About 2,900 United Auto Workers (UAW) representing employees at Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) struck the truck manufacturer’s only North American plant in Dublin, Virginia, on Saturday for the first time since an eight-week walkout in 2008. Subscribe to Truck Talk. “We

TD151: In-Depth Review Of The Garmin d?zl™ OTR1000 Truck GPS

Trucker Dump

I had the opportunity to test Garmin’s newest truck GPS called the d?zl™ But first, lots of news to discuss including truck recalls, winter driving prep, and COVID vaccines, waivers, and how it relates to. zl™ OTR1000 Truck GPS appeared first on About Truck Driving.

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April Class 8 truck orders: Too much of a good thing?

The Supply Chain Journal

A year after the global pandemic nearly zeroed out Class 8 truck orders, the reopening of the economy is stressing supply chains, making it unlikely that any of April’s 33,500 orders will be produced this year. Subscribe to Truck Talk.

TD150: Trucking News Galore!

Trucker Dump

Anywho, we’ll be covering truck recalls and lots of stuff about truck brakes, myths about. The post TD150: Trucking News Galore! appeared first on About Truck Driving. (c) Anywho, we’ll be covering truck recalls and lots of stuff about truck brakes, myths about.

Feds push police to check truck driver seat-belt compliance

The Supply Chain Journal

A top safety official in the trucking industry is urging police to step up enforcement of seat-belt laws on motor carriers due to the high number of drivers and other occupants who weren’t complying with those laws when they died in crashes.

DHL Freight, Volvo Trucks Partner to Electrify Heavy-Duty Trucking

NGT News

DHL Freight, a European road freight provider, and Volvo Trucks have partnered to speed up the introduction of heavy-duty electric trucks to be used for regional transport in Europe. So far, the main use of electric trucks has been for shorter distances within cities and urban areas.

Increasing Emission Regulations Transitioning Commerical Truck Industry

NGT News

The adoption of stringent emission regulations across regions to safeguard the environment is a prominent factor transforming the commercial trucks industry, according to Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Truck OEM Strategies for GHG/CO2 Regulation Compliance, 2020-2030.

The Internet of Trucking (IoT) with Tapan Chaudhari

The Logistics of Logistics

The Internet of Trucking (IoT) with Tapan Chaudhari. Tapan Chaudhari and Joe Lynch discuss the internet of trucking (IoT) which refers to all the connected devices and sensors that are being used in the trucking industry. Key Takeaways: The Internet of Trucking (IoT).

Lawmaker proposes billions in grants for truck charging stations

The Supply Chain Journal

transportation sector is providing a platform for legislation that offers billions of dollars in grants and rebates for truck charging stations. Electric Trucks News Trucking Regulation Electric charging infrastructure Electric trucks Infrastructure funding President Joe Biden U.S.

Newly public Lion Electric will build electric trucks in Illinois

The Supply Chain Journal

investing $70 million to convert a partially finished warehouse in Joliet, Illinois, into a plant to build electric trucks and buses. Becoming a player in the electric trucking space after building mostly electric buses, Lion’s customers include Amazon and CN.

FMCSA automated trucks project headed to White House

The Supply Chain Journal

Federal regulators are submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) plans for a survey study to assess public appetite for automated driving systems (ADS) in the trucking sector. There is already a lack of respect and concern for truck drivers.

Another truckload carrier with strong Q1 earnings: USA Truck

The Supply Chain Journal

Truckload carrier USA Truck (NASDAQ: USAK) , whose stock over the past 12 months has soared more than 200%, turned in a solid performance for the first quarter. . That sort of trend is why USA Truck’s operating ratio improved to 95.8%

Status of On-Demand Trucking

Kuebix

The post Status of On-Demand Trucking appeared first on Kuebix. Backhaul Blog Digital Supply Chain Technology Carriers kuebix tms On-Demand Trucking Shippers Transportation Industry Trucking Industry VisibilityThe U.S.

Podcast Episode: Zero-Emission Trucking

Logistics Matter

The Does LogisticsMatter? Podcast is all about trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. This episode features Marie-José and Jeroen Baartmans, founders of zero-emission transport company BREYTNER. Thank you Marie José and Jeroen for your hospitality and insights.

Buttigieg punts on ‘rethinking’ Postal Service truck contract

The Supply Chain Journal

Postal Service for its new mail trucks, even though the contract does not quite align with the Biden administration’s zero-emission vehicle goals. Modern Shipper News Top Stories Trucking Regulation Biden Administration Electric trucks Oshkosh Truck Corp.