This new telematics partnership should allow fleet managers to intervene faster when service is needed immediately or to proactively schedule a service event to prevent progressive damage to a truck Cummins said Photo Sean KilcarrAmerican Trucker
Drones however don39t rank high in temrs of the robotic systems desired by transport providers according to ABI39s poll Photo DHL
Across all geographies younger drivers including Millennials and Generation Z respondents were more interested in full autonomy than other generational groups with 61 suggesting it as a feature of interest in their next new vehicle Photo Ford
IBISWorld estimates that the price of national trucking services will rise 62 in 2017 alone partially due to the need to pay for ELD technology Photo Omnitracs
The bill would widen the number of manufacturers eligible for exemptions for testing and deployment purposes of selfdriving vehicles Photo Peterbilt
On average the cost of ELDs will be roughly 25 to 30 per truck per month according to Truckstopcom39s figuring Photo Sean KilcarrAmerican Trucker
The company said it initially beta tested its new ldquomarketplacerdquo in the Midwest and is now expanding it from that region to gather in more verified experienced independent truck drivers Photo Sean KilcarrAmerican Trucker
While drivers must speak English during roadside inspections it can be easier for some to manage their daytoday operations in Spanish the firm noted
Mutual efforts between the two aims to expand the network of CH Robinson contract motor carriers while also giving certain ONE20 members direct access to freight that will come straight from the source Photo ONE20
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