ATA pushing for autonomous adoption one step at a time

ATA pushing for autonomous adoption one step at a time

The ATA recognizes that “technology is cool,” but also that it had better play its own vital role in adopting and adapting plans in a realistic manner.

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Today's Pickup: TMC highlights fuel efficiency gains

Today's Pickup: TMC highlights fuel efficiency gains

Stifel says UPS is now under-priced; Hapag-Lloyd offers digital rates platform for its customers; the Hudson Tunnel revamp just got harder; freight brokers do record volumes in January.

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Technology consulting firm Beatsk Micro joins BiTA

Technology consulting firm Beatsk Micro joins BiTA

Beatsk Micro, a technology-consulting firm with core expertise in logistics, transportation and distribution, has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA).

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UPS’ Carlton Rose: By defining excellence, you get to share in the success

UPS’ Carlton Rose: By defining excellence, you get to share in the success

“By defining what excellence is, you can share in its success,” said Carlton Rose, UPS' president of global fleet maintenance & engineering.

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SmartWay plans fall update to tractor standards, could include day cabs for first time

SmartWay plans fall update to tractor standards, could include day cabs for first time

Changes could be coming soon to the SmartWay Transport Partnership program, and they may include a number of new designations, including recognition of day cabs in the program for the first time.

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Shell, AirFlow Truck Company introduce their long-awaited Starship

Shell, AirFlow Truck Company introduce their long-awaited Starship

The Starship is a futuristic-looking, but completely road legal, Class 8 tractor-trailer unit built through a collaboration between Shell and AirFlow Truck Company.

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ATA President Chris Spear: “This is our time to shine”

ATA President Chris Spear: “This is our time to shine”

Declaring that trucking needed, and would have, a seat at the table, American Trucking Associations’ President Chris Spear fired up the crowd at the official opening of TMC 2018 on Monday night in Atlanta.

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From wheel ends to visibility solutions, here’s a look at some of what was introduced at TMC 2018

From wheel ends to visibility solutions, here’s a look at some of what was introduced at TMC 2018

The Technology & Maintenance Council’s 2018 Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta this week is filled with new product and service announcements.

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Dana introduces new axle series, updates tire management system with predictive wear capabilities

Dana introduces new axle series, updates tire management system with predictive wear capabilities

Dana has introduced a new series of axles to replace its 170 Series, further reducing weight for fleets. The new lines features the Spicer S172 single drive axle for Class 7 and 8 vehicles and the D172 tandem axle for construction, heavy haul and vocational vehicles.

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Today's Pickup: TMC launches roadside breakdown dashboard

Today's Pickup: TMC launches roadside breakdown dashboard

TMC offers a free dashboard for unscheduled maintenance data using VMRS codes; Omnitracs gets into software; OPEC meets with shale producers in Houston; the Port of Virginia begins using truck reservations to manage traffic.

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