Posts Tagged ‘trucking companies’

4 Ways Telematics Help Trucking Companies

Friday, May 8th, 2020
4 Ways Telematics Help Trucking Companies

By using telematics systems with a trucking companies’ fleet of commercial vehicles, managers can leverage this technology to keep an eye on their many trucks and drivers on the road.

Telematics is nothing new to most modern trucking companies. What is telematics, you ask? It refers to a field of study that encompasses telecommunications and vehicle technologies, like GPS and diagnostic systems, to send data about vehicle location, travel speed, and internal vehicle conditions to a central management system. Basically, telemetry’s practical uses are applied to monitor where in the world a vehicle is and where it’s traveling.

Now more than ever, trucking companies and their drivers are under immense pressure to keep the transportation and supply chain moving along efficiently. By using telematics systems with a companies’ fleet of commercial vehicles, managers can leverage this technology to keep an eye on their many trucks and drivers on the road.  (more…)

How to Hire a Reliable Trucking Service

Friday, January 24th, 2020
How to Hire a Reliable Trucking Service

How do you find a trucking service you can trust? Look for these signs.

With so many trucking services and companies available out there today, it can be difficult to choose not only the most reliable service but also the one that best suits your business needs. In the trucking business, safe and prompt deliveries are high-priorities to satisfy customers. However, many business owners are interested in hiring the lowest-price service to decrease overhead. Owners need to hire a reliable trucking service that meets the criteria for safety, dependability, and costs. (more…)

Trucking Across the Nation

Sunday, April 19th, 2015

Although we see trucks on the road everyday, the average person does not take the time to think of how important of a role the transportation industry plays in our daily lives. Trucking

From the clothes you put on in the morning to the dinner you prepare, these goods reach us by the truckers driving all over the nation. Providing such vital services, the transportation industry is the backbone of our economy.

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The Uberization of Freight

Monday, April 6th, 2015

With technology making communication so easily accessible, standard industries are being rocked by new services. With the creation of Uber, the taxi industry is taking a heavy hit with business. Now, major freight companies are bracing themselves for the possibility of an Uberization of freight.

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If you haven’t heard of Uber yet, here’s a brief summary. An application on your smart device allows you to send for a car driven by an independent contractor. The fees for the drive are charged directly to the credit card of the individual and are cheaper than the typical rate of taxis. Because of the convenience of the application along with the cheaper rates, taxi drivers are noticing a dip in business

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Preventing Virginia Truck Driver Fatigue

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Being a safe truck driver is more than just using turn signals and maintaining a safe speed; it is also about being awake and alert when you’re behind the wheel. Fatigue happens to the best of us, but it is important to know ways to curb and prevent that feeling in order to maintain the ultimate goal of truck driver safety. The beautiful countryside of Virginia is hilly and can be treacherous for truck drivers who are not one hundred percent awake and alert throughout the day. So how can Virginia truck drivers and truck drivers throughout the country prevent the familiar feeling of fatigue?

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