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FourKites Dynamic Yard Improves Visibility

Image: FourKites FourKites has introduced Dynamic Yard, a new software that gives companies visibility all of their facilities based on real-time, in-transit, and in-yard freight data and analytics. The new software can reduce detention costs and optimize operations, according to the company. Dynamic Yard integrates yard, dock, and gate control products acquired from TrackX with […]

Don’t wait to prepare for ELD mandate, CTA says

TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is encouraging fleets to begin working with electronic logging device (ELD) suppliers ahead of a scheduled June 12, 2021 deadline that will mandate the equipment. Trucks operating in Canada will be limited to using devices that go through a third-party certification process to ensure devices comply with […]

Werner Enterprises Announces Innovation Initiative, Werner EDGE

Premier Transportation and Logistics Company Deploys Technology-Rich Driver Solutions OMAHA, Neb., May 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN), a premier transportation and logistics provider, announces Werner EDGE, the company’s commitment to technology and innovation. Having spearheaded electronic logging device (ELD) adoption, Werner has always been a first mover in the transportation industry. With this announcement, […]

Continental Transitions to KeepTruckin for ELD Services

A Continental VDO RoadLog. (Continental Automotive Systems) [Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Tire, systems and components supplier Continental said it will transition customers to an alternate electronic logging device and fleet management solution. Continental is collaborating with KeepTruckin, a leading supplier of end-to-end solutions for fleets and owner-operators, to help […]

Trimble’s transportation group struggling with ELDs but has a strategy on software sales

Article written by John Kingston The transportation segment at Trimble, which includes its transportation management system offerings and its ELD product, had a tough first quarter. In releasing the company’s earnings, Trimble said its transportation segment produced revenue of $170.6 million, down 10% from the first quarter of 2019. Organic revenue was down 10%, with […]

Carriers, 3PLs see ‘Amazon Effect’ on shipper visibility expectations

Article written by Aaron Huff Supply chain professionals are carrying their experiences with business-to-consumer (B2C) e-commerce sites, like Amazon, over to their work lives. “Everybody is expecting shipments to be like Amazon with complete visibility,” said Ryan Rogers, chief transformation officer of Covenant Transport Services, a Chattanooga, Tenn.-based carrier and third-party logistics (3PL) provider. Many […]

2020 technology trends to cushion the bottom line and minimize risk

Article written by Corrie White By April 2018, commercial trucks on U.S. roads had to begin complying with the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, requiring drivers to move away from paper logs and record hours of service electronically. The shift generated some anxiety and resistance among a sizable fraction of fleets worried that the influx […]

KeepTruckin receives $149 M in Series D funding – CCJ – CCJ Staff

Electronic log provider KeepTruckin announced April 23 it has received $149 million in Series D investment funding, with the company valued at $1 billion. The latest round of funding brings KeepTruckin’s total investment capital to $228 million. The company says it will use the new round of cash to fund new hires, invest in hardware, […]

KeepTruckin Adds $149 Million in Funding to Build Up Freight Platform – WSJ – By Jennifer Smith

KeepTruckin Inc., whose technology helps carriers manage fleets and track driver behavior, said it has raised $149 million to build out an online freight-matching platform and other new products in an increasingly active market for digital freight services. The Series D funding round gave the six-year-old San Francisco-based startup a valuation of $1.2 billion, up […]

ELD supplier and freight-matcher Konexial releases My20 Tower fleet management system – CCJ – CCJ Staff

Konexial last month announced the release of the My20 Tower system, a fleet management system based on the company’s My20 electronic logging device. The platform, in addition to providing a compliant ELD product, adds functionality around driver coaching and mobile document transfers, as well as access to Konexial’s freight-matching platform. It also allows the company […]