Lime is facing an issue with its electric scooters – again

Lime is facing an issue with its electric scooters – again

Off late, electric scooter company Lime has been in the news for the wrong reasons. Batteries burning up, bike vandalism, fragile bikes breaking down, and the latest - abrupt braking issues.

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Combo of 3D printing and fast shipping will lead next industrial revolution – or disrupt it

Combo of 3D printing and fast shipping will lead next industrial revolution – or disrupt it

January’s World Economic Forum (WEF) white paper identified 16 factories that are leading the world economy in manufacturing technology. The United States has only one of these “lighthouse” facilities – Fast Radius’s Chicago factory, located in the city’s West Loop.

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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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Feds beef-up Australia’s livestock transit routes

Feds beef-up Australia’s livestock transit routes

Australian livestock haulers will greatly benefit from a programme of livestock-haulage related road upgrades in Northern Australia. Road investment decisions have been informed a massive transport research and simulation project by the national scientific research agency.

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Safely down: new Australian software for descending steep hills

Safely down: new Australian software for descending steep hills

Downhill driving presents particular safety risks to truck driving. Australian law requires truckers to shift to a lower gear and not use the primary brake for the descent. National telematics body Transport Certification Australia has launched a new app that records the details of the descent for the purposes of improving safety and creating an audit trail. (Photo: Shutterstock).

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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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'Deep data' to become the greatest natural resource, tech execs say

'Deep data' to become the greatest natural resource, tech execs say

IBM estimates that less than one percent of all data is collected and analyzed. If all data was gathered and studied, “wonderful things would happen,” said Ginni Rometty, CEO and president of IBM.

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