Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know the FMCSA’s Hours of Service rule changes are just around the corner. And come July 1st, managing the more complex changes on paper will be a head-pounding, wallet-tightening time for some. Could e-logs help alleviate your HOS headache? We argue, yes. And we’ll tell you why. But first… A ...June 20, 2013
Maybe you don’t consider yourself a techno geek or an I-have-to-have-it device “freak,” but chances are you do have a smartphone — maybe even a tablet, right? Well, then you’re one of many helping to drive the new mobile economy — even if you’re not quite sure what that really means. Understanding the mobile economy of ...June 19, 2013
As you field a shipper’s phone call from a central Nebraska truckstop or check diesel price forecasts while waiting at a rural Mississippi diner for your BBQ, it’s hard to remember a time before mobile. The fact is: The wireless industry is revolutionizing the way we work and play. Have you given much thought to the ...May 22, 2013
We go to a lot of mobile technology and trucking conferences. Suffice it to say, if there’s one thing we have in abundance, it’s sponsor-branded swag. T-shirts, water bottles, tote bags—they come in handy and we’re always thankful for the giveaways. That said, we wanted to make sure our own XUE giveaway matched the level ...May 21, 2013
It’s nearly that time of year again. Yep, CVSA Roadcheck 2013 is almost upon us. Are you ready? 10,000 inspectors across North America will be aggressively checking out vehicles and drivers June 4-6. If that has you on edge, remember—this could be a great opportunity; you just need to take advantage of it. Improving CSA scores with ...May 7, 2013
Last November, we talked about the FMCSA’s efforts to standardize truck driver qualification exams. Now, that initiative has culminated in the development of a National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (MEs). Yes, the Search for a Medical Examiner tool is finally here... So, what does that mean for you? And when will you need to comply ...April 29, 2013
Are you paying attention to truck driver retention? Because you should be. At our very first Driver Xperience Board meeting—an event that was open to all drivers attending the Mid-America Trucking Show—we were saddened to learn that very few professional drivers liked or took pride in the firms they hauled for. No doubt, these attitudes help ...April 26, 2013
We’re proud to now have the revolutionary new XRS mobile fleet optimization platform generally available in the marketplace, and are busy sharing the news with our trucking industry customers, prospects, partners and fans. The feedback has been awesome so far. To add to the excitement, we were nominated for the CTIA E-Tech Awards in May. ...