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Platform Science Selected by Werner Enterprises to Support Innovative Driver Technology Solutions

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Platform Science, a leading enterprise IoT fleet management platform, today announces its partnership with Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN) and the integration of the company’s innovative technology within Werner’s fleet of nearly 8,000 trucks. Platform Science will equip Werner with the necessary tools to easily deploy new applications and services that support its […]

Fleets talk safety and initiatives that work

Article written by Erica Schueller FMCSA fleet panel provides real-world feedback on spec’d safety technology, driver health initiatives, and the importance of communication and a defined safety culture. Vehicle and driver safety tops the priority list for many fleets. There are several methods fleets have employed to ensure safety of drivers, cargo and the motoring […]

Five good things that happened in trucking this week – Aug. 7

Article written by Catharine Conway Trucking continues to find the good in the world as well as its community. With the first full week of August – almost – behind us, it’s been nothing short of eventful with Hurricane Isaias hitting our shores and tornados in the Northeast leading to widespread flooding and power outages […]

What a difference a year makes in trucking – By Jeff Berman, Logistics Management – Group News Editor

A year ago this time, it is fair to say that the trucking sector was running strongly on all cylinders, buoyed by very strong economic fundamentals, a high level of consumer confidence, and tight capacity, which helped drive rate growth. But fast forward a year later, and it is clear that the tables have turned […]

Truckers Get Digital in Search for Big Rigs – WSJ – By Jennifer Smith

Big trucking companies, scrambling along with their customers to keep up with fast-growing U.S. economic demand, are plowing millions of dollars into technology to build up services as digital freight middlemen. The growing investment in online freight brokerage is aimed at building on operations many truckers have used to supplement their core transportation businesses, even […]

Carriers use load planning tech to capitalize on hot freight market – CCJ – Aaron Huff| @AaronHuffCCJ

Throughout 2018, the ratio of loads to trucks in the DAT network of load boards has set new records. For the week ending May 12, the ratio was highest in the flatbed market with 102 loads posted for every truck, on average. Reefer was 8.5 and van was 6.4 loads per truck. Carriers have a […]