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How the right driver workflow lets your drivers get to driving

Recording load and route data, checking in with dispatch, logging hours of service (HOS) (the FMCSA Final Rule change just took effect in September) … given the choice, drivers would rather be, well, driving.

The future of driver workflow is open wide

When it comes to driver retention, driver workflow technology is just as important for the fleet manager as it is to the driver. As data-gathering opportunities continue to grow, what can we expect to see from these applications in the future? According to Stephen White, senior business development manager, Class 8 market at Geotab, the

Trimble Transportation launches new Android-powered Trimble Duo device

Trimble has released the Trimble Duo, an Android-powered device that combines an in-cab display with a 4G-LTE-powered vehicle gateway. The company says the Trimble Duo is a ruggedized, fixed-mount device built for the commercial trucking industry, providing fleets with an in-cab display and vehicle gateway in a single device. The Trimble Duo connects and mounts

Full ELD compliance is almost here—it’s time to find a solution

Consider this your ELD intervention. Last month when we wrote about ELD compliance ahead of the Dec. 16, 2019 (That’s one week from now) deadline, there were hundreds of thousands of trucks that still needed a solution to be fully compliant. Look, we aren’t pointing fingers—this is a judgment-free zone. We’re here to help.

Orbcomm ELDs now available in multiple languages

Orbcomm Inc.’s Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) are now available in Spanish and French-Canadian versions.

Drowning in data: How a dedicated dashboard can help

With hundreds, even thousands of trucks to manage on the road, and real-time updates coming in from each of these trucks, a fleet manager may feel like he or she is drowning in data. A well-designed telematics dashboard can serve as a fleet manager’s lifeboat when it comes to managing all this information.

Even more ELD buying advice

Our top technology sources provided far more ELD buying advice ahead of the Dec. 16 full compliance date, which means that AOBRD are no longer a compliant ELD mandate device. Check out even more tips for ELD buying below and then head over to our first round of ELD buying advice by clicking here. There

ELD buying advice

Attention last-minute ELD shoppers! If you’re still running an AOBRD as an ELD solution, you will not be compliant come Dec. 16. You will need a fully compliant ELD solution or you will face fines and/or out-of-service consequences. And this impacts a majority of fleets on the road at last count.

Watch: Three lessons learned from the ELD mandate

If your fleet has drivers who are currently required to keep records of duty service, Dec. 16, 2019 is a date with which you should be very familiar. That’s the day your fleet must start to use the electronic logging devices known as ELDs that are registered with the Federal Motor Carrier and Safety Administration, or FMCSA.

FE On the Road ELD Mandate Lessons
Keeping pace with technology and preventing driver burnout

In the midst of the longstanding driver shortage, it’s more critical than ever that fleet managers utilize all resources to help drivers seamlessly transition to work alongside technology and maintain safety on the road. Drivers also need to be prepared to adapt to changes well into the future. Here’s how to keep pace.

Fleet profile: Texas-based Alan Ritchey is focused on delivering the best possible value to customers

Meeting customer requirements is nothing new for Alan Ritchey Inc. (ARI). While the Valley View, Texas-based family owned and operated carrier provides services in several government, industrial, agriculture, energy and transportation sectors from coast to coast, since it was founded in 1964 it has served as a contract mail hauler for the United States Postal Service (USPS).

What are your trucking data rights?

Data-driven solutions will soon predict when components on your trucks will fail based on your spec, duty cycle, application, driver behavior, service practices and more. These aren’t general predictions for all of the trucks on the road; they’re predictions tailored for you.