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Easing ELD concerns

While the implementation of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s electronic logging device (ELD) rules will usher in significant changes for our industry, there are many potential benefits. Despite the startup costs and learning curves, fleets may be poised to see significant improvements. “As fleets adopt various solutions, one of the biggest areas of concern

Unpacking the requirements of the ELD Final Rule

Christmas came early for the trucking industry when the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) gift-wrapped the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Final Rule and placed it under the tree on Dec. 10, 2015. Fleet Equipment ripped open the regulation package and talked with truck technology experts who are on the ELD front lines. So let’s get

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PeopleNet, TMW announce joint user conference for 2016

PeopleNet, providers of fleet mobility technology, and TMW Systems, providers of transportation management software, have announced that they will be combining their separate annual user conferences into a single event in 2016. In an effort to offer a broader transportation industry perspective, both companies are rebranding their traditional user education programs under a new event identity as

Data demystified: The continuing evolution of truck telematics

It marches ever onward, growing, adapting, evolving. The rapid progress of today’s technology is like a force of nature. Yet, for all its growing complexity, it becomes more approachable and more applicable. That was the big takeaway from the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) Management Conference and Exhibition (MC&E) held last month in Philadelphia. Data-driven technology

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Watch: Truck equipment technology update: Take a tour of the ATA MC&E trade show floor

Fleet Equipment is giving you an all-access pass to the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition trade show floor. There was plenty of new technology to see and news from truck manufacturers and technology suppliers. In the video above, we’ll talk with some of the top industry minds to get a handle on today’s truck

PeopleNet partners with Samsung for fleet mobility solutions

PeopleNet, a provider of fleet mobility technology, has announced that it is partnering with Samsung Electronics to offer PeopleNet software on Samsung devices. The new mobility solution allows fleets to deploy proprietary company apps, approved third-party programs and PeopleNet software on the same device. Partnering with Samsung is part of PeopleNet’s broader company-owned, personally enabled (COPE)

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The progression of the ELD mandate

Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) are about to be officially mandated for industry wide use. The final rule is expected by the end of October, once it is reviewed by the White House. The mandate will make ELDs a requirement for drivers, as opposed to the current system of paper logs to track hours of service

Logging in: The ins and outs of the ELD mandate

The long-awaited final rule on Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) is expected to be published by the end of October. The rule has been undergoing review by the White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) since late July. Approval from the OMB is the last step before a final ELD rule can be published. We

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Can you hack a truck?

By now you’ve probably heard about the Wired Magazine story in which two computer hackers remotely took control of a Jeep that was going 70 MPH down the highway—turning on the music and AC, displaying a picture of the hackers on the navigation screen and eventually killing the engine. Since then, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles recalled

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Streamlining fleet operations through onboard technology

In any business, it’s important to maintain constant communication across the organization to effectively manage operations and produce the best results. This concept reigns true in the transportation and logistics industry, and has become especially relevant for professionals working in fleet services. To achieve such constant communication, trucking companies rely on technology to communicate with

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Kenworth chooses remote diagnostics telematics technology provider

PeopleNet has been selected by Kenworth to be the exclusive telematics provider for Kenworth’s remote diagnostics system that is being rolled out this summer for new Kenworth Class 8 trucks powered by Paccar MX-13 engines, according to the service provider. This technology will help fleets better manage the uptime of their vehicles by automatically notifying

Peterbilt selects PeopleNet as remote diagnostics system partner

PeopleNet, a Trimble company and provider of fleet mobility technology, has been selected by Peterbilt as its partner for the truck manufacturer’s new SmartLINQ system, a fully integrated, factory-installed remote vehicle diagnostics system that will be standard on all Peterbilt models equipped with a Paccar MX-13 engine. The new technology, which will launch this summer,

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