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  • Electronic Logging Device (ELD or E-Log) Market Huge Growth Opportunities and Trends to 2026 November 23, 2020 4:39 pm Financial Content The Electronic Logging Device (ELD or E-Log) Market Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis along with Major Segments and Forecast, 2020-2026. The Electronic Logging Device (ELD or E-Log) market report is a valuable source of data for business strategists. It …
  • Tech issues at several electronic brokers mean some investors missed out on big rally November 10, 2020 1:14 pm WRAL 5 - North Carolina The US stock market rallied early Monday, but not everyone was able to get in on the fun. Several electronic brokers experienced technical issues that kept some customers from using their services as normal. Fidelity, TD Ameritrade, Schwab and Vanguard …
  • Kenworth Big Rig Evolution Shows Off A Convoy Of Heavy Haulers November 4, 2020 9:55 pm Motor1.com Kenworth has been building commercial trucks since 1923, and even then the company evolved from the earlier Gersix Motor Company that was in the same business. The company's name was a portmanteau of the two primary shareholders at the time Harry Kent …
  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) Therapeutics Market Size, Share 2020 Regional Trend, Future Growth, Leading Players Updates, Industry Demand, Current and Future Plans by Forecast to 2023 October 29, 2020 5:49 am Tradingcharts.com Oct 29, 2020 (The Expresswire) -- Global "Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) Therapeutics Market" report 2020 intended to provide cutting-edge market intelligence and help decision makers take sound investment evaluation. Duchenne Muscular …
  • IoT and AI boost Volvo Trucks vehicle connectivity October 28, 2020 9:35 am NetworkWorld The vehicles manufactured by Volvo Trucks keep getting smarter. More than 350,000 Volvo rigs crossing North American highways each day are outfitted with IoT sensors that monitor conditions and send data for troubleshooting and analysis. Embedded …
  • Old Dominion Freight Line Reports Third Quarter 2020 Earnings Per Diluted Share Of $1.71 October 27, 2020 12:06 pm Tradingcharts.com THOMASVILLE, N.C., October 27, 2020 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (Nasdaq: ODFL) today announced financial results for the three-month and nine-month periods ended September 30, 2020. All prior-period share and per share data in this …
  • A Clinician's Guide to the Latest Diabetes Devices October 6, 2020 11:52 am Medscape This has been a huge year for technological advances in diabetes management. We are on a rapidly advancing path with continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) technology and finally approaching the holy grail of fully automated, closed-loop insulin delivery. …
  • ELD certification process coming in weeks, says OTA October 2, 2020 6:22 pm Trucknews TORONTO, Ont. – A third-party certification process needed to support Canada’s coming mandate for Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) is expected to be in place within weeks. “We expect this to be up and running in the middle of October, which is fantastic,” …
  • 7 Best Small Business Insurance Companies 2020 September 30, 2020 11:30 pm Fit Small Business The best small business insurance companies offer core policies like general liability, plus a broad range of additional coverages that many small businesses need. Additionally, the top companies can offer affordable premiums and have excellent financial …
  • Visibility Sets The Stage For Success: Customer Success Stories From The FourKites Conference September 26, 2020 2:58 pm Forbes FourKites Visibility 2020 Conference Took Place on September 10th. Courtesy of FourKites Two weeks ago, Chris Cunnane and I joined the FourKites Visibility 2020 conference from the confines of our home offices. The conference offered a clear message of how …
  • Teamsters, safety groups challenge U.S. hours of service change September 18, 2020 12:52 pm Trucknews WASHINGTON, D.C. — Less than two weeks before revised U.S. hours of service rules are set to take effect, a coalition of safety groups and the Teamsters union has challenged them in court. Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, the International …
  • Maine Senate President: Feds Failing To Protect US Logging Jobs From Canadian Competition September 18, 2020 12:28 pm Maine Public Broadcasting Network Last week, Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Labor alleging the agency has failed to enforce immigration law and protect U.S. loggers from illegal Canadian competition along the northern border. …
  • Shippers swallow higher contract rates to secure capacity September 14, 2020 5:04 am Journal of Commerce US Xpress Enterprises CEO Eric Fuller said carriers will push for double-digit contract rate increases in 2021 after two consecutive years of rate reductions. Photo credit: Ari Ashe. Shippers who locked in low contract truck rates in January or during the …
  • Asia-Pacific Telematics Market Report 2020-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com September 11, 2020 12:10 pm Odessa American - Texas DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 11, 2020-- The "Asia-Pacific Telematics Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecasts (2020 - 2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Asia Pacific telematics market is expected to register …
  • PMTC continues push to delay Canada’s ELD mandate September 9, 2020 7:53 pm Trucknews TORONTO, Ont. – Private Motor Truck Council of Canada (PMTC) president Mike Millian made an impassioned plea for the federal government to delay its electronic logging device (ELD) rule implementation date for six months. Speaking to PMTC members at the …
  • Instructional Technologies Inc. Offers New and Updated Hours... September 9, 2020 5:25 pm SF Gate - California Instructional Technologies Inc. Offers New and Updated Hours of Service Online Courses for Fleets Instructional Technologies Inc. offers new and updated HOS online courses as part of a complete 2020 HOS Change Management Package to reduce Out-of-Service …
  • Security keys to thwart hackers are now easier to use on all your devices September 9, 2020 4:55 pm Cnet Yubico's $55 5C NFC hardware security key works with both USB-C laptop ports and NFC wireless communications to phones. Yubico Yubico on Wednesday released a new hardware security key, the $55 YubiKey 5C NFC, that brings new logon abilities to people …
  • Opening up post-COVID-19 free trade to save the planet September 1, 2020 3:16 pm The Hill American refined silicon; German electronic power inverters; Japanese photovoltaic cell manufacturing; British financial services. What do these elements all have in common? They each contribute in one way or another to the creation and distribution of a …
  • Illegal loggers continue to enjoy free pass while legal operators bear burden of hefty costs August 30, 2020 7:19 am Stabroek News Dear Editor, It comes as no surprise that the Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC), a semi-autonomous Government Agency, with the oversight mandate to regulate the sustainable harvesting of one of our most valuable natural resources, had to be bailed out from …
  • Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL) Has Risen 83% in Last One Year, Outperforms Market August 28, 2020 6:24 pm Insider Monkey If you are looking for the best ideas for your portfolio you may want to consider some of Wedgewood Partners top stock picks. Wedgewood Partners, an investment management firm, is bearish on Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. (NASDAQ:ODFL) stock. In its Q2 …
  • Minn. logging representative speaks at Republican National Convention August 27, 2020 2:22 am Grand Forks Herald - North Dakota Scott Dane, the executive director of the Associated Contract Loggers and Truckers of Minnesota, works as an advocate for Minnesota workers in the logging industry. He's known in the region for his work advocating to overturn federal regulations …
  • TFI just latest trucking victim in cyber attacks August 26, 2020 11:52 pm Trucknews TORONTO, Ont. – Cyber criminals appear to be increasing their attacks on the transportation sector, with one of the latest ransomware scams targeting TFI’s Canadian courier divisions. “Canpar Express was the target of a ransomware attack that impacted some …
  • Canadian ELD timeline remains firm: CTA August 26, 2020 12:57 am Trucknews OTTAWA, Ont. – Don’t expect a reprieve from the Canadian electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, set to go into effect in June 2021. That was the message from Geoff Wood, senior vice-president of policy for the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA), while …
  • CTA’s recovery roadmap promotes trucking crackdowns and incentives August 24, 2020 7:09 pm Trucknews TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is promoting a series of trucking-specific carrots and sticks alike, as politicians look for ways to stimulate the economy in the midst of Covid-19. “We all know how some carriers in our industry compete …
  • KVH Industries: Free Cash Flow Imminent August 17, 2020 7:14 pm Seeking Alpha Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Skyler Christian as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to SA Premium. Click …
  • Trucking Insurance Startup Bets On Telematics August 12, 2020 7:49 pm Benzinga Trucking insurance startup High Definition Vehicle Insurance (HDVI) brings software and hardware solutions to an industry that has been slow to join the telematics revolution. The company announced a $16 million Series A funding round on Wednesday. …
  • Titanium posts strong second quarter as freight volumes rebound August 12, 2020 6:28 pm Trucknews BOLTON, Ont. – Titanium Transportation grew its profit by $400,000 in the second quarter year-over-year, after weathering the storm brought on by Covid-19. Its net income was $900,000 for the quarter and $1.5 million year-to-date, while EBITDA grew 9% to $ …
  • TruckingOffice Integrates TMS with ELD for Seamless Dispatcher... August 10, 2020 3:50 am SF Gate - California , PRWeb Aug. 9, 2020Updated: Aug. 9, 2020 8 p.m. TruckingOffice brings a new year of technological advances to aid truckers. CANTON, Ohio (PRWEB) August 09, 2020 Imagine being a dispatcher and not really knowing what is happening on the other end with your …
  • Don’t wait to prepare for ELD mandate, CTA says July 30, 2020 10:25 pm Trucknews TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is encouraging fleets to begin working with electronic logging device (ELD) suppliers ahead of a scheduled June 12, 2021 deadline that will mandate the equipment. Trucks operating in Canada will be …
  • Old Dominion Freight Line Reports Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Per Diluted Share of $1.25 July 30, 2020 1:29 pm Tradingcharts.com THOMASVILLE, N.C., July 30, 2020 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (Nasdaq: ODFL) today announced financial results for the three-month and six-month periods ended June 30, 2020. All prior-period share and per share data in this release …
  • Chip Manufacturing Equipment Spending to Hit Record High $70 Billion in 2021 After Strong 2020, SEMI Reports July 21, 2020 10:01 pm EDACafé Chip Manufacturing Equipment Spending to Hit Record High $70 Billion in 2021 After Strong 2020, SEMI Reports MILPITAS, Calif. — July 21, 2020 — Global sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment by original equipment manufacturers are projected to …
  • sennder Enters Into a Joint Venture With Poste Italiane to Digitalize the Italian Road Freight Market July 15, 2020 7:48 am Odessa American - Texas BERLIN & MILAN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 15, 2020-- sennder, European leader in the digitalization of road freight transport, today announces its Joint Venture (“JV”) with Poste Italiane, the largest logistics operator in Italy, and leading player in the …
  • Feds remain committed to June 2021 ELD rollout July 14, 2020 7:55 pm Trucknews TORONTO, Ont. – Transport Canada remains committed to the June 2021 rollout of electronic logging devices (ELDs) for federally regulated operations, even though a related third-party testing and certification process has yet to be finalized. (Photo: iStock …
  • Best Payroll Software for Trucking Companies in 2020 July 13, 2020 10:30 pm Fit Small Business Truckers are paid differently than most workers, sometimes by the mile or load, and the best trucking payroll software can accommodate both. Trucking companies that want an all-in-one solution usually purchase truck management software (TMS) that includes …
  • Convoy Integrates With KeepTruckin To Improve Shipment Tracking July 9, 2020 2:04 am Benzinga Digital freight broker Convoy has partnered with fleet management company KeepTruckin to help fleets simplify their daily operations and scale up businesses. Convoy will now integrate KeepTruckin's freight visibility API with its platform, which will …
  • Carter County returns to electronic meetings as COVID-19 cases curve upward July 7, 2020 3:25 am Johnson City Press The county has held several remote meetings from March through June before returning to regular public meetings last month. But as the number of new cases begin to increase again, Lee has adjusted his reopening plans and allowed the counties to return to …
  • Regulators Give Relief To Werner During ELD Transition July 6, 2020 9:57 pm Benzinga Federal regulators are helping Werner Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: WERN) transition from Omnitracs to Platform Science electronic logging devices (ELDs) by temporarily exempting the carrier from certain data requirements as it makes the switch. The exemption …
  • Industry flirts with paperless trucking May 26, 2020 4:53 pm Trucknews TORONTO, Ont. – Fleets are quickening the pace of digitization as the trucking industry deals with the challenges brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. While telematics, crash mitigation systems and electronic logging devices are all common on commercial …
  • Old Dominion Freight Line Announces $0.15 Per Share Quarterly Cash Dividend May 21, 2020 3:37 pm Tradingcharts.com THOMASVILLE, N.C., May 21, 2020 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (Nasdaq: ODFL) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share of common stock, payable on June 17, 2020, to …
  • Today's Pickup: Another ELD Provider Shuts Down May 4, 2020 6:04 pm Benzinga Good day, When the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate went into effect, there were more than 250 companies that self-registered their devices for compliance. Most expected that number to shrink over time, and it has. The latest company to abandon its …
  • Continental dropping RoadLog ELD May 1, 2020 4:45 pm Trucknews ALLENTOWN, Pa. – The market for electronic logging devices (ELD) is about to become one supplier smaller, as Continental discontinues new sales of the RoadLog ELD, effective today. Until Aug. 14, the company will continue to offer access to RoadLog Office …
  • Old Dominion Freight Line Announces New $700 Million Stock Repurchase Program May 1, 2020 3:54 pm Tradingcharts.com THOMASVILLE, N.C., May 1, 2020 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (Nasdaq: ODFL) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a new two-year stock repurchase program authorizing the repurchase of up to $700 million of its …
  • Pre & Post COVID-19 Market Estimates-Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) Market 2019-2023 | Use of ELDs to Enhance the Quality of Driving to Boost Growth | Technavio April 23, 2020 11:43 pm Odessa American - Texas LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 23, 2020-- Technavio has been monitoring the electronic logging devices (ELDs) market and it is poised to grow by USD 2.53 bn during 2019-2023, progressing at a CAGR of almost 4% during the forecast period. The report offers an …
  • Old Dominion Freight Line Reports First Quarter 2020 Earnings Per Diluted Share Of $1.11 April 23, 2020 12:56 pm Tradingcharts.com THOMASVILLE, N.C., April 23, 2020 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. (Nasdaq: ODFL) today announced financial results for the three-month period ended March 31, 2020. The financial results for the first quarter of 2020 include $10.1 million …
  • Electronic Logging Device Market will be growing at a CAGR of 5.1% during the forecast 2019 to 2027 April 20, 2020 5:36 am MarketWatch The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of the content. Apr 20, 2020 (Business Arrival via Comtex) -- The latest market report published by Credence Research, Inc. "Electronic Logging Device Market - Growth, Future Prospects, …
  • Study from home adds to work from home load of telcos April 17, 2020 7:49 pm Economic Times As more and more schools and colleges start online classes for their students, mobile phone companies are bracing for additional pressure on their networks already stretched with almost the whole of India Inc. working from home during the ongoing lockdown …
  • ‘Trucking was never easy’: Manitoba drivers logging ’empty miles’ during pandemic April 12, 2020 3:41 pm Global News Manitoba truckers are used to dealing with floodwaters this time of year, but COVID-19 has put a different kind of roadblock in their way. They’re are still on the road these days, and many Canadians have a newfound appreciation for all things 18 wheels — …
  • 7 Ways to get free and secure WiFi while travelling April 8, 2020 10:51 am Internet Travel News Wi-Fi on the road can be free, but not necessarily secure. Before looking into how to get free Wi-Fi on the go, let’s first attend to the “secure.” Security while using a public Wi-Fi service is a paramount consideration. When in doubt, don’t log on. …
  •  Yokogawa Releases AI-enabled Versions of SMARTDAC+ Paperless Recorders and Data Logging Software, and Environmentally Robust AI-enabled e-RT3 Plus Edge Computing Platform for Industry Applications April 7, 2020 8:33 am Odessa American - Texas TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 7, 2020-- Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6841) announces the release of artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled versions of the GX series panel-mount type paperless recorders, GP series portable paperless recorders, and GA10 …
  • Keep on truckin’: Drivers logging long hours for time being April 4, 2020 2:49 pm The Daily Independent - Kentucky ASHLAND With the rush on essential goods such as food at local grocery stores, truck drivers are working longer hours to get products to the stores. Shortly after President Donald J. Trump issued a state of emergency March 13 to combat the coronavirus, the …
  • Trucking Unicorn KeepTruckin Lays Off Nearly One-Fifth Of Workers As Coronavirus Downturn Hits Freight April 1, 2020 5:47 pm Forbes KeepTruckin's Shoaib Makani: His startup was valued at $1.4 billion last April, now it's laid off ... [+] nearly 20% of staff. Courtesy of KeepTruckin Trucking unicorn KeepTruckin laid off nearly one-fifth of its workers, the latest once-hot, …
  • COVID-19 Generates White Knights In Freight Industries March 27, 2020 4:30 pm Benzinga The COVID-19 pandemic has created a tsunami of supply chain issues never before seen. As countries shut down borders and as people quarantine themselves at home, the men and women in logistics continue to pull long hours at their workplaces, making sure …
  • All Freight Is Essential And Must Move March 26, 2020 12:04 am Scoop A port pile-up that will restrict movement in and out of New Zealand of essential goods is looming fast if the Government doesn’t recognise that all freight must move in the State of National Emergency, Road Transport Forum (RTF) chief executive Nick …
  • Old Dominion Freight Line to assume outbound shipments for bankrupt competitor March 25, 2020 9:15 pm Bizjournals By Andy Warfield  – Reporter, Manufacturing, Aviation, Economic Development and Workforce, Triad Business Journal Mar 25, 2020, 3:02pm EDT Old Dominion Freight Line (Nasdaq: ODFL) of Thomasville has arranged to assist customers of another less-than- …
  • TTN Fleet Solutions Addresses COVID-19 Regarding Trucking Industry March 16, 2020 7:41 pm Benzinga On Friday, March 13, President Trump declared the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency. Meanwhile, U.S. citizens are panic-buying groceries and perishables, causing trucking capacity to tighten, rates to soar and drivers to risk exposure in order to …
  • Climate Legislation Protests In Pacific Northwest Spotlight Activist Trucking Group March 9, 2020 3:02 pm Benzinga Climate legislation protests in the Pacific Northwest are shining a spotlight on a new trucking and logging activist group that has put down roots in a region with a long history of conflict between rural timber communities and urban environmentalists. …
  • ELD certification process coming in March, Transport Canada says March 5, 2020 12:08 am Trucknews All ELDs used in Canada will need to comply with a new third-party certification process. (Photo: Isaac Instruments) OTTAWA, Ont. – The application process to certify electronic logging devices (ELDs) for use in Canada is scheduled to open this month as …
  • Illinois Carrier To Cease Operations: Cites Brutal Freight Market, Soaring Insurance Costs February 27, 2020 3:28 pm Benzinga Family-owned BK Trans Inc. of Arlington Heights, Illinois, said it will cease operations in March, citing a brutal freight market, the ongoing struggle to find qualified drivers and soaring insurance costs as the main reasons behind the small carrier's …
  • Flock Freight Nets $50M Series B To Redefine LTL Shipping February 25, 2020 7:09 pm Benzinga ​Flock Freight​, a "hubless" freight logistics company, today announced a $50 million Series B funding round led by ​SignalFire​ and ​GLP Capital Partners​. With the latest funding round, the Solana Beach, California startup will continue to …
  • Viewpoint: Trucking Is Deadly for Truckers, and Lots of Other People February 21, 2020 7:22 pm Claims Journal Of the major industries for which the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported workplace fatality rates for 2018, truck transportation was the most dangerous, with 28 deaths per 100,000 full-time-equivalent workers. To be sure, there are jobs more dangerous …
  • Breaking: KeepTruckin Shutters One Point Logistics, Brings Smart Load Board To Market February 20, 2020 8:15 pm Benzinga KeepTruckin, the freight tech unicorn that leveraged an electronic logging device software business into end-to-end visibility technology and a freight-matching marketplace, told employees today that it was shutting down One Point Logistics (OPL), the …
  • What Does the ELD Mandate Mean for the Trucking Industry? February 20, 2020 6:54 am Cascade Business News - Oregon The electronic logging device mandate means nearly everyone must ditch the paper logs and rely on logging devices in 2020. These devices must track their hours of service (HOS) and verify that they’re complying with various labor regulations. And fleets …
  • Automated Freight Matching Won't Be Enough When Capacity Tightens February 18, 2020 4:14 pm Benzinga While the first quarter of 2020 has so far delivered the expected post-peak season soft market, the FreightWaves 2020 Freight Market Outlook predicts that capacity is slowly tightening. ACT new Class 8 truck orders ran below replacement rates for all of …
  • U.S. carriers need to prepare for Canadian ELD mandate February 18, 2020 3:03 am Trucknews LAS VEGAS, Nev. – U.S. carriers operating north of the border need to ensure their electronic logging devices (ELDs) are compliant with the Canadian mandate come June 2021, or risk being put out of service. During an opening day filled with Canadian …
  • Borderlands: project44 Promotes Freight Visibility In The USMCA Era; Mexico Auto Industry Prepares For Coronavirus February 17, 2020 4:53 pm Benzinga Borderlands is a weekly rundown of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade. This week: project44 promotes freight visibility in USMCA era; Amazon leases 1 million-square-foot warehouse at DFW International Airport …
  • Panasonic launches connected home devices in India February 13, 2020 2:27 pm Mint Panasonic, that also sells refrigerators and washing machines, expects the upwardly mobile consumers to seek devices that are digitally connected use its IoT platform. The internet-enables devices will not be higher priced, said a top executive at the …
  • Decision to revoke transport licence for Northland logging truck company dropped February 11, 2020 8:19 pm The New Zeland Herald A decision to revoke the transport licence for a major Northland logging truck company has been dropped by the NZ Transport Agency, which says revocation is no longer required. In a letter, dated February 3, 2020, to Stan Semenoff Logging Limited (SSL), …
  • Electronic Products announces winners of the 2019 Product of the Year Awards January 31, 2020 2:58 pm Electronic Products Magazine Here are this year’s winners, selected by the editors of Electronic Products   The annual awards, now in its 44th year, recognizes outstanding products that represent any of the following qualities: a significant advancement in a technology or its …
  • How ELD Devices are Impacting the Trucking Industry January 31, 2020 8:08 am Cascade Business News - Oregon The recent ELD Mandate has had a huge effect on the trucking industry – as well as other areas of industry and commerce in which buses and other commercial vehicles are used – so what is it all about, and why all the fuss? To the outsider, it may seem that …
  • Airline, Trucking Industry At Odds Over Low-Carbon Fuel Standard January 29, 2020 11:05 pm Benzinga A proposed low-carbon fuel standard in Washington state highlights a divide in the transportation industry over regulations aimed at reducing carbon emissions that contribute to global warming. Earlier this month, for example, Alaska Airlines (NYSE: ALK) …
  • Funding Secured, Baton Trucking Takes Aim At Driver Detention January 29, 2020 2:10 pm Benzinga If weekly driver miles had remained the same since 2016, the average over-the-road truck driver in the U.S. would be making $1,247.44 per week today. Instead, miles per truck have declined for a number of reasons – electronic logging devices and detention …
  • Minnesota logging company sues man for vandalism January 29, 2020 12:29 am West Central Tribune - Minnesota ST. PAUL — A Marcell, Minn., logging company on Monday, Jan. 27, filed a civil suit against a suspect charged in a separate criminal case with the sabotage of more than $30,000 worth of heavy machinery. Scheff Logging and Trucking seeks more than $100,000 …
  • Trucking regulators look to alleviate cost increases, while keeping safety first January 25, 2020 4:26 am Smart Business The trucking industry is still adjusting to the final transition to electronic logging devices (ELDs). Some relief may be on the horizon, however, as federal regulators consider whether to relax the hours of service requirements. “Every solution has …
  • Older Sonos devices could lose access to features as soon as May 2020 January 21, 2020 9:04 pm Digital Trends In October 2019, Sonos began to offer customers the ability to trade in their older devices in exchange for a discount on a new device. These older devices, Sonos said, lacked the ability to receive certain enhancements due to the age of the hardware. …
  • Cass Freight Index Dips To 2019 Low In December January 15, 2020 10:38 pm Benzinga The Cass Freight Index fell to its lowest level for 2019 in the month of December, with the shipments component of the index falling 7.9% and the expenditures component declining 6.2% year-over-year. "It wasn't the prettiest month for the Cass …
  • RCMP set up blockade on trucking road at centre of Indigenous pipeline dispute January 14, 2020 7:32 am Vancouver Sun The RCMP set up a checkpoint on the Morice West Forest Service Road on Jan. 13, 2020, as tensions mount between five hereditary chiefs of the Wet'suwet'en Nation and a gas pipeline company. PNG The RCMP set up a checkpoint on Monday afternoon along …
  • ELD Supplier Trimble Acquires Kuebix, Sees Big Integration Ahead January 9, 2020 10:45 pm Benzinga Trimble, a major supplier of electronic logging devices (ELDs), has acquired the privately held transportation management system (TMS) provider Kuebix.  Network integration appears to be the key factor driving the acquisition. In the press release …
  • FourKites Develops Functionalities Helping Carriers Control Trucking Operations Data January 9, 2020 5:06 pm Benzinga The predictive supply chain visibility platform FourKites has unveiled a scalable GPS solution called Partner Hub that it says is an industry first. FourKites says Partner Hub addresses brokers' and carriers' issues and provides them …
  • Freight All Kinds: Logistics Of Commercial Construction January 9, 2020 3:41 pm Benzinga We often see large flatbed trailers with "oversized load" labels hauling big, bulky construction products, presumably on the way to a new construction site. But often the companies transporting these items are not your normal carrier. The …
  • Carriers Running Old Telematics Devices Risk Fines On The Highway December 19, 2019 5:07 pm Benzinga Many carriers delayed the transition to electronic logging devices (ELDs) under the automatic onboard logging device (AOBRD) grandfather clause. That clause expired earlier this week, and those carriers must now be running ELDs to avoid fines on the …
  • Cass Freight Data Declines Again In November December 18, 2019 11:06 pm Benzinga The Cass Freight Shipments Index fell 3.3% year-over-year in November, marking one full year of year-over-year declines. This was the first report published under new author, equity research analyst David Ross with Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF), who …
  • Few Stragglers Remain Ahead Of ELD Deadline December 16, 2019 11:31 pm Benzinga Some suppliers admit there are a few stragglers in the trucking industry still holding out to comply with a new federal rule that requires them to switch over from automatic on-board recording devices (AOBRDs) to electronic logging devices (ELDs). Most …
  • Platform Science Thrives On Background Approach To Freight Tech December 16, 2019 5:44 pm Benzinga In the 1990s, German chemical company BASF had a slogan that speaks to what Platform Science is doing today: "At BASF, we don't make a lot of the products you buy, we make a lot of the products you buy better." It describes the operating …
  • ELD Compliance Deadline Will Not Be Extended December 9, 2019 5:26 pm Supply & Demand Chain Executive On Dec. 17, 2019, all motor carriers and drivers subject to the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) electronic logging devices (ELD) final rule must use an ELD. The deadline also pertains to …
  • Why Sask. trucking firms are switching to electronic logs well ahead of 2021 deadline December 7, 2019 4:13 am CTV News Saskatoon SASKATOON -- As Saskatchewan trucking companies make the switch to electronic logging well ahead of 2021 deadline imposed by the federal government, many are welcoming the change. Earlier this year, Transport Canada announced Electronic Logging Devices ( …
  • FMCSA: No 'soft enforcement' period for Dec. 17 ELD deadline December 6, 2019 4:48 pm Fleet Owner Magazine The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) is reminding all motor carriers and drivers subject to the U.S. Dept. of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) electronic logging device (ELD) final rule that they must use an ELD …
  • US truckers rush to get ahead of last ELD deadline November 25, 2019 4:17 pm Journal of Commerce No one knows how many carriers using the older AOBRDs are still in the midst of the transition, let alone how many haven’t even begun to make the switch. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Shippers in the United States are bracing for a trucking speed bump as …
  • Ontario proposes plan to make trucking safer November 14, 2019 7:17 pm Trucknews TORONTO, Ont. – The province is proposing a two-year plan to make Ontario highways safer for truckers. Last week, senior government officials discussed the plan with leaders of Ontario’s trucking industry. A key component of the plan will be tougher action …
  • Technology Is A Powerful Tool The Industry Isn't Using Enough, Trucking Alliance's Lane Kidd Says November 12, 2019 11:10 pm Benzinga Why technology is being used to improve efficiency but not more readily deployed to improve safety is among the questions that the Trucking Alliance is pushing to answer. "We are not using technology as much to improve safety as we are using …
  • Commentary: The Dark Zone In For-Hire Trucking Changes November 12, 2019 5:12 pm Benzinga There once was a time when a truck driver was in the dark zone of non-connectivity by just being out on the road. Only the range of a CB radio or a nearby payphone could be used to establish contact with dispatchers and freight managers back at the main …
  • ELD Outage Forces Truckers to Use Paper Logs November 5, 2019 5:15 pm Supply & Demand Chain Executive Thousands of truckers are experiencing a non-functioning electronic logging devices (ELD) after their Omnitracs systems unexpectedly shut down on Nov. 2.  Omnitracs is a leader in ELD systems. The company reportedly began experiencing connectivity issues …
  • Omnitracs Chasing Solution To ELD Connectivity Issues November 4, 2019 11:19 pm Benzinga Industry telematics leader Omnitracs is still chasing a fix for a connectivity glitch that caused some models of its electronic logging devices (ELDs) to stop reporting accurate time and location data. "Resolving this issue is our highest priority, …
  • Volvo And Mack Use Geotab Cloud To Hold Electronic Logging Device Data October 9, 2019 2:36 pm Benzinga Volvo Trucks North America and its Mack Trucks sibling are partnering with connected transportation company Geotab to send electronic logging device (ELD) data to the cloud and back for interference-free reporting. The telematics devices, factory-installed …
  • Electronic logging devices to combat deadly trucker fatigue June 14, 2019 2:10 am Radio Canada InternationaI Truck drivers must keep log books recording the number of hours they work to ensure they do not exceed government limits. (iStock) The Canadian government seeks to improve safety by requiring commercial truck and bus operators to use electronic logging …
  • Electronic logging devices to be mandatory on commercial trucks, buses by 2021 June 13, 2019 3:11 pm 680News The federal transport minister announced a new measure Thursday to help improve road safety and help reduce driver fatigue in the commercial driving industry. “Effective June 2021, all drivers of federally-regulated commercial trucks and buses operating in …
  • Electronic Logging Device Market By Vehicle Type, Component, Form Factor, Application & Forecast To 2025 June 4, 2019 6:46 am Tradingcharts.com Jun 04, 2019 (Heraldkeeper via COMTEX) -- Electronic Logging Device Market is expected to reach USD 16 billion by 2025. These devices gained wide importance with the growing government mandates for driver's hours of service. Developed countries, such …
  • Electronic Logging Device Market Size to Hit $16B by 2025 May 24, 2019 2:26 pm I-Connect007 The electronic logging device market is anticipated to grow in the future due to stringent government regulations to integrate these devices in countries such as the U.S. and European countries. The U.S. came up with the ELD mandate rule, which came into …
  • United States : Tester Secures Electronic Logging Device Prohibition for Montana Farmers and Ranchers February 22, 2019 10:02 pm Tradingcharts.com Feb 22, 2019 (Euclid Infotech Ltd via COMTEX) -- Legislation to fund the government that was secured this week by U.S. Senator Jon Tester and a small bipartisan group of lawmakers includes significant resources and policy wins for critical Montana …
  • 'Electronic logging' has truckers rolling into Windsor-Essex January 24, 2019 6:54 pm CBC/Radio-Canada Trucking companies in Windsor and Essex County are benefiting from a new law meant to keep drivers safe on the road. The federal government announced it will require all commercial truck and bus drivers in Canada to install electronic logging devices — …
  • Electronic Logging Devices Face their First Roadcheck June 7, 2018 3:56 pm The Legal Examiner The trucking industry faces its first highway test on the safety of its vehicles and drivers since the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) rules went into effect last year. Despite requirements that they limit the amount of time spent driving, truckers across …