Increase in e-commerce-related last-mile deliveries clog urban streets

Increase in e-commerce-related last-mile deliveries clog urban streets

The rise of ecommerce has brought it a lot more last-mile vehicles to the urban streets, making them an integral part of the traffic congestion problems that cities face. But there are initiatives that the city administration can work on to alleviate this situation.

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Equipment, co-workers and pay among top driver concerns, anonymous survey says

Equipment, co-workers and pay among top driver concerns, anonymous survey says

Drivers most often commented on equipment issues, logistics, people, pay, and communication on the WorkHound platform in 2018. The platform compiles anonymous driver comments.

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Rapid-fire pitch: Transflo’s user interface aims to cut excess time from a driver’s day

Rapid-fire pitch: Transflo’s user interface aims to cut excess time from a driver’s day

Transflo used its slot during the MarketWaves 18 Demo Day to showcase how its app’s new user interface, along with the broader Transflo ecosystem can be used effectively to reduce time during the lifecycle of a load.

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Black Smoke Matters posts list of industry concerns

Black Smoke Matters posts list of industry concerns

As administrators for the Black Smoke Matters group on Facebook worked to get a handle on the sudden explosion of members in the group, one administrator announced he is stepping away from the page and the group has posted what it is calling “Truckers Declarations for the 2019 Shutdown” on its website.

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Today’s Pickup: Port operator secures $1 per gallon natural gas deal for new trucks

Today’s Pickup: Port operator secures $1 per gallon natural gas deal for new trucks

A port operator taps into funding for new natural gas tractors; birds and the federal shutdown could cause delays in Oklahoma bridge projects; Sears wants to liquidate; and air freight is flat in November

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A year of ELDs, and the fast-approaching AOBRD deadline

A year of ELDs, and the fast-approaching AOBRD deadline

ELDs have been required for the majority of the industry for more than a year now, but there are still some that do not have to comply until Dec. 16, 2019. A look back at ELDs, and what the next deadline means.

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Rapid-fire pitch: Phillips Connect Technologies brings chassis health, status mainstream

Rapid-fire pitch: Phillips Connect Technologies brings chassis health, status mainstream

Locating intermodal assets and identifying which of those assets is available for use is one of the key attributes of Phillips Connect Technologies’ Intermodal Smart Solution.

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