We’ve invested months of blood, sweat and tears into XUE and we’re thrilled to see our trucking technology conference finally underway. Of course, you’ve known about that. But there’s something else we’ve had up our sleeves and, living our “Go big” mantra, we were excited to make that super-sized announcement to our attendees today. The Earth-shattering ...August 5, 2013
Thoughtful planning is the backbone of logistics, with data dictating how billions of tons of freight get moved by truck in North America. That’s why carriers and fleets are investing in EOBR apps that capture, analyze and report back on vast amounts of data. In my opinion, even more thought should be applied to understanding the ...July 31, 2013
Last year's XRS User Event, or "XUE," was a big hit. And our 2nd annual trucking technology conference this coming August 18-20? Well, it promises to be even bigger and better. How so? Your XUE Trucking Technology Conference Top 10 10. Target Field – Ranked the #1 baseball stadium experience in North America by ESPN The Magazine, the home ...July 29, 2013
It seems there’s a bit of confusion out there about how cloud computing works and what it means to companies and their end-users. “Can I rely on my mobile SaaS (or, Software as a Service) app?” “Will I get hit with massive, unexpected data overage charges if I make the switch?” I see these questions pop ...July 25, 2013
More and more, drivers are downloading mobile apps to make their personal and professional lives easier. (And, hey, who couldn’t use a little of that?) Like everyone else, they want to eliminate time-intensive paper pushing tasks and automate as much of their mind-numbing work as possible with user-friendly applications. e-Log mobile apps are no exception. We ...July 24, 2013
Consider this a trailer for a hot new movie coming out this summer. This new release in August can only be seen on your smartphone or tablet screen. It’s called “Convergence of Forces” and the good news about this release is that it will help trucking fleets and drivers make more money and operate more ...July 11, 2013
Managing the FMCSA’s new mandatory 30-minute rest break for truckers could be a bigger headache than you realize—especially if you operate a truckload/LTL business. How so? Mismanage your drivers’ time and they could be forced to take not one, but two 30-minute breaks during their days—or worse, rack up violations. What you need to know about the mandatory ...July 2, 2013
The how, when, and why of using the 34-hour restart rule vs. the recapture rule may be crystal clear to you. If so, this “refresher” is not for you. However, with the July 1st Hours of Service rules changes now in effect, it seemed like a perfect time to confirm what has and has not ...