Understanding the cost of truck tire underinflation: An afternoon with P.S.I.
The price of gas steadily climbs along with consumer expectations in the growing market. Now, more than ever, fleet operators are depending on their trucks to get the job done right and in a timely manner. That cannot be done if your trailers are rolling on underinflated tires. Tire pressure plays an important role in
Trailer telematics: How data can impact the service process
With on-board trailer telematics becoming increasingly common, fleet trailer service operations are continually finding new ways to benefit from these advanced technologies. “Telematics solutions can use data from critical trailer components to enhance service processes, support uptime and improve highway safety,” said Ross Froat, executive director of FleetPulse, a smart trailer telematics system by Great Dane.
Road Ready introduces its next-gen connectivity platform
Road Ready unveiled its next-generation connectivity platform, Fus1on, an IoT solution optimized for cloud computing. Fus1on by Road Ready will serve as the new foundation for Road Ready connectivity solutions. The platform is designed to accept and integrate API feeds (a standardized approach that allows disparate apps to exchange data between one another at scale)
Road Ready integrates with Thermo King
Road Ready, provider of telematics and smart fleet solutions from Clarience Technologies, announced that Thermo King is joining its LogIQ smart partner network. The integration, which is expected to be widely available in mid 2023, enables Road Ready to provide cold chain solutions via Thermo King’s TracKing platform. Road Ready’s agreement with Thermo King enables
Road Ready introduces API technology, virtual tether
Road Ready, a telematics and smart fleet technology provider from Clarience Technologies, announced two solutions for digitally integrating the truck and the trailer for fleets. Road Ready’s two new solutions, cloud-based application program interface (API) technology and a virtual tether, provide visibility and data feeds in the commercial transportation industry, the company noted. Cloud-Based API
Photo gallery: TMC 2022
What a difference six months makes. The last TMC took place in September just as supply chain stranglehold was tightening its grip, and you could feel the frustration in the trucking industry on all sides. This year’s TMC show struck a distinctly more positive note. The press day on Sunday was packed with products and
Truck-Lite introduces LED headlights for EV segments
Truck-Lite has unveiled its all-new LED Projector Headlights at TMC ’22 in Orlando, Florida. LED Projector Headlights feature an optimized design ideal for final mile delivery, utility, construction, municipal and waste applications — all of which will likely be among the first segments to adopt electric vehicles. Improving Headlight Performance Serves Growing Customer Segments Truck-Lite
Clarience Technologies forms alliance with Meritor
Clarience Technologies and Meritor are forming a technology alliance to develop future connectivity solutions for commercial trucks and trailers. As a first step, Meritor will join the Road Ready advanced trailer telematics LogIQ smart partner network, making its smart component data accessible directly through the Road Ready system. As a key first step in the
Clarience Technologies, Wabash launch trailer applications technology alliance
Clarience Technologies and Wabash have launched a new technology alliance focused on trailer applications, including new advanced connectivity applications that will be essential as electric and autonomous vehicles come to market. As a first step, Road Ready advanced trailer telematics systems will become standard equipment on all Wabash dealer stock trailers. Michigan-based Clarience Technologies is
Clarience Technologies announces work on lighting optimized for electric trucks
Clarience Technologies has introduced the A2Z for e-Mobility initiative, targeted at developing energy-efficient lighting solutions that extend the range of electric trucks by reducing battery amp draw. Efficiency opportunities coming from A2Z for e-Mobility have been introduced first at Truck-Lite, a Clarience company which is now offering a series of more energy-efficient trailer and step van
Road Ready introduces LogIQ integrated truck data platform
Road Ready has introduced a new integrated data platform, LogIQ, which integrates data from a several component suppliers with its own trailer telematics system, in order for fleets to obtain data insights from the trailer. The system was introduced at the 2021 American Trucking Associations 2021 Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Exhibition. Partners on LogIQ
The latest lighting advancements for last-mile delivery vehicles
It’s easy for fleets and, at times, even the drivers themselves to take for granted the variety and complexity of lighting necessary to deliver goods for that final mile. Interior lights, headlights, perimeter lights, taillights, brake lights – none is less important than another, and all are necessary every day for the last-mile delivery driver.