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

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.

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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

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.

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 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).

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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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.

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.

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.

Why They're Choosing a Future in Trucking

Women in Trucking

Women In Trucking Recognition

NZE Natural Gas Trucks Showcased in Port of Long Beach Clean Truck Parade

NGT News

Southern California trucking companies have showcased their near-zero-emission (NZE) natural gas trucks in a clean truck parade to commemorate the opening of the new Port of Long Beach bridge.

TD152: When Should You Look For A New Trucking Job?

Trucker Dump

The post TD152: When Should You Look For A New Trucking Job? appeared first on About Truck Driving. (c) trucking find trucking jobs switching trucking jobs truck driving trucker stories truckers trucking industry trucking jobs

TD137: OTR Trucking vs. LTL Trucking

Trucker Dump

The post TD137: OTR Trucking vs. LTL Trucking appeared first on About Truck Driving. trucking LTL LTL trucking night driving OTR OTR trucking OTR vs LTL truck driving trucker stories truckers trucking industry trucking jobs trucking lifeIf you’re a regular listener/reader, you’ll know that I recently made a job change.

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? The post Politics and Autonomous Trucks appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Transportation autonomous trucks

Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks) with Nicole Glenn

The Logistics of Logistics

Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks) with Nicole Glenn. Nicole Glenn and Joe Lynch discuss the topic, freight moves on relationships and trucks. Key Takeaways: Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks). Learn More About Freight Moves on Relationships (and Trucks).

The four factors that impact freight trucking revenue and profitability

FreightWaves SONAR

(Graphics created by Emily Ricks) Successful freight trucking depends on the joining of profitable loads with timely delivery. And knowing what’s happening to market volatility and trucking carriers across the country is critical to maximizing carrier revenue and margins.

L.I.N.K. Live | Food Logistics Editors Talk Truck Driver Shortage

Food Logistics

Marina, Brielle and Mackenna sit down with Rebecca Brewster, president and COO of American Transportation Research Institute, to discuss driver shortage, results from ATRI’s annual driver report, the future of trucking and transportation and more. Transportation / Trucking

TD147: Be Careful Choosing A Truck Driving School

Trucker Dump

(c) Can Stock Photo / Feverpitched The topic of today’s show is CDL Farms and why you should be careful when choosing a truck driving school. The post TD147: Be Careful Choosing A Truck Driving School appeared first on About Truck Driving. (c)

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

Trucking was ‘a hard life,’ as personal closeups show in 1970s documentary

Overdrive Online

Trucking HistoryA nationwide tour opened doors of truckers' homes for documentary filmmakers to get an intimate look at the business and family lives of owner-operators in the pre-deregulation era.

Volvo Trucks Receives Grants to Deploy VNR Electric Trucks in Southern California

NGT News

Volvo Trucks North America was awarded $21.7 million in grants to deploy 70 VNR Electric trucks in Southern California for regional freight distribution and drayage. The post Volvo Trucks Receives Grants to Deploy VNR Electric Trucks in Southern California appeared first on NGT News.

Truck ergonomics

Fleet Owner

Awareness and solutions

How Truck Drivers Can Stay Ahead of Winter Weather

Kuebix

Truck drivers are preparing for freezing temperatures, snow and ice in the air and on the ground as well as corrosive road treatments. Below are a few ways that truck drivers can withstand a season filled with harsh conditions and sometimes unexpected roadblocks: Check Air Systems […].

Trucking Companies Continue Service During Covid-19 – #ThankATrucker

Kuebix

Truck drivers perform an essential service to our country with every trip they take, especially during times of crisis like what’s happening now. Trucking is the Backbone of the U.S. The post Trucking Companies Continue Service During Covid-19 – #ThankATrucker appeared first on Kuebix. Blog Community Covid-19 Truck Drivers kuebix tms Shippers Transportation Industry trucking

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. transportation market is quickly ramping up technology-enhanced options to move products, goods and people in an effort to keep up with demand.

Amazon Looks to Reduce Emissions with Purchase of CNG Trucks

NGT News

has added hundreds of compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks to its fleet as it looks for ways to reduce emissions in its operations, according to a recent article published by Reuters. The post Amazon Looks to Reduce Emissions with Purchase of CNG Trucks appeared first on NGT News.

Romeo Power, Republic Services Collaborate on Refuse Truck Electrification

NGT News

a company that specializes in recycling and solid waste solutions, have entered into a strategic alliance agreement to collaborate on the development of Romeo Power’s battery technology for use in Republic’s electric garbage trucks. Romeo Power Inc.,

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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XL Fleet, Curbtender Partner to Develop All-Electric Refuse Trucks

NGT News

a provider of vehicle electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, has entered into a strategic partnership with Curbtender, a company that specializes in refuse collection trucks. XL Fleet Corp.,

We need more women in trucking

Truck News

Never have I doubted that women can do the trucking job as well as men, pretty much no matter what job we’re talking about. And there are tons of women in trucking already. Human Resources Transportation Newsletter Women in Trucking

Volvo Trucks North America Soon Selling its VNR Electric Truck Model

NGT News

Volvo Trucks North America says it will begin selling the Volvo VNR Electric truck model on Dec. Volvo Trucks will begin producing the Volvo VNR Electric model at its New River Valley manufacturing plant in Dublin, Va.,

Truck and trailer forecasting to improve trucking operations decisions: The role of data and analytics platforms

FreightWaves SONAR

Obviously, the ability to improve truck and trailer order forecasting offers excellent value for carriers. When the data is collected and made more available and accessible, carriers and logistics service providers (LSPs) can improve trucking operation decisions.

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Artificial Intelligence in Trucking

Freight Center

The freight trucking business is no different. We’re discussing artificial intelligence in trucking and how it’s enhancing the shipping industry now. There’s never any shortage of talk about artificial intelligence revolutionizing industries.

Innovations and Start-Ups: Uber for Trucking, Autonomous Freight, Drones, and More…

Logistics Matter

The post Innovations and Start-Ups: Uber for Trucking, Autonomous Freight, Drones, and More… appeared first on LOGISTICSMATTER. Trends and innovations in supply chain and logistics. That’s what this blog is all bout. Therefore I bring you an overview of my highlights of the news this week on logistics start-ups and innovations below. Follow @LogisticsMatter on Twitter to stay up to date with the latest news and the best background stories.

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