Monthly Archives: January 2017

  • trucking automation
The increased talk of trucking automation has caused some apprehension among fleet owners and drivers alike. With Google, Amazon, and even Uber working on “self-driving” trucks, there is a growing concern that the trucking industry will go the way of...
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  • freight bill factoring
Freight bill factoring has become a mainstay in the trucking business. Those fleet owners and independent owner-operators who have yet to make the switch may want to consider the following points to see how freight bill factoring can make business...
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The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, CES 2017, is typically used to show off the latest gadgets and gizmos emerging on the market in the next year. However, the trucking industry took the stage with innovations in self-driving vehicles,...
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Every time a fleet or an independent trucker takes on a client, it becomes a gamble. Far too often we hear stories about customers who are late on payments for open invoices, those who keep asking for extensions when hounded...
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Last week, Bendix unveiled its Knowledge Dock. This rollout is being touted as a multimedia center for truckers, keeping them connected to the industry to assist in all aspects of the trucking industry. But what exactly does it do? Knowledge Dock...
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In the trucking industry, upgrading equipment is necessary. Not only does upgrading equipment keep current operations running smoothly, major overhauls allow long trips to be handled more efficiently, which can cut down on expenses in the long run. However, finding...
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Amazon’s Transportation Technology division is working on a very confidential project, but a few bits of information have leaked over the past month. Insiders have let freight industry sources know what few details they could. A Trucking App, Like Uber...
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For many fleets and independent drivers, having access to working capital is the key to success. However, since the majority of working capital comes from customer orders, having unsettled accounts can tie up money which can be used for growth,...
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