Category: Technology

Take Me Home!
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Take Me Home!

The Uber Team met Frank in December of 2016. He’s a career driver who’s constantly on the road. When we asked him what one feature he wished we could create for him, he responded: “Get me home more.”

April 4, 2018April 4, 2018by
We are happy to announce our partnership with Magellan and their ELD Solutions
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We are happy to announce our partnership with Magellan and their ELD Solutions

We are happy to announce our partnership with Magellan and their ELD Solutions In an effort to continually offer new and beneficial services Transport Financial Services has formed a strategic partnership with Magellan GPS. Transport Financial Services brings over 55 years of combined experience in Transportation, Logistics, and Online Social Media Marketing. With the Magellan...

March 16, 2018March 16, 2018by
Volvo eyes 2019 for electric truck sales
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Volvo eyes 2019 for electric truck sales

Volvo Trucks this week said it expects to begin selling electric trucks in Europe in 2019, with the first units put into operation with select customers later this year. Göran Nyberg, President of Volvo Trucks North America, says electric trucks drastically reduce noise and exhaust emissions and create new opportunities to manage logistics. For example,...

January 24, 2018January 24, 2018by
Likely FMCSA boss Martinez stands behind ELD mandate, hopes to shore up CSA
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Likely FMCSA boss Martinez stands behind ELD mandate, hopes to shore up CSA

Raymond P. Martinez, President Trump’s pick to run the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration during his presidency, told a panel of Senators on Tuesday that he does not have plans to delay the agency’s Dec. 18 deadline for compliance with the electronic logging device mandate should he be confirmed to run the agency. However, Martinez...

November 2, 2017November 2, 2017by
Carrier registration for 2018 fiscal year delayed indefinitely pending FMCSA notice
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Carrier registration for 2018 fiscal year delayed indefinitely pending FMCSA notice

The carrier registration process for the 2018 fiscal year has been indefinitely delayed, according to a notice posted to the Unified Carrier Registration board’s website Friday. The governing UCR Board of Directors has recommended that all states delay the enforcement period of 2018 registration compliance until 90 days after the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration...

October 31, 2017October 31, 2017by
Daimler’s electric trucks start making deliveries in Japan and US
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Daimler’s electric trucks start making deliveries in Japan and US

  Most electric vehicle discussions revolve around passenger cars. Sometimes buses get thrown into the mix. We’re laser-focused on how people will get from point A to point B and sometimes forget that our streets are also teeming with delivery trucks and vans. Daimler hasn’t forgotten and neither has its light-truck brand Fuso. After years...

October 27, 2017October 27, 2017by
U.S. House set to vote today on driverless legislation. But how do trucks fit in?
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U.S. House set to vote today on driverless legislation. But how do trucks fit in?

WASHINGTON – When the House votes on a slate of self-driving vehicle policies Wednesday, members will take up a bill with a big unanswered question at its core: what to do about commercial trucks. Driverless trucks are seen as one of the most promising – and fraught – elements of the coming autonomous future on...

September 6, 2017September 6, 2017by
HaulFox, FourKites Partner to Enhance Visibility for Freight Brokers
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HaulFox, FourKites Partner to Enhance Visibility for Freight Brokers

HaulFox, a provider of transportation management software for freight brokers, has partnered with freight-tracking technology provider FourKites to enhance supply chain visibility, the companies said in a joint announcement. FourKites’ technology collects shipping location and status information in real time from more than 60 onboard GPS systems, electronic logging devices, trailer tracking devices and driver...

August 8, 2017August 8, 2017by
Convoy, Uber Accelerate Push to Match Carriers With Loads Via Mobile Apps
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Convoy, Uber Accelerate Push to Match Carriers With Loads Via Mobile Apps

The push to automate freight brokering is gaining momentum with technology startup Convoy raising $62 million to accelerate its growth plans and Uber Freight adding features and expanding into new markets since its May launch. These digital freight brokers offer mobile applications that match carriers with loads, automate manual processes and provide upfront pricing and...

August 8, 2017August 8, 2017by
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