This week in the Week in Trucking, we look at improving truck orders and optimism among carriers, why consumer GPS devices don’t work in trucking, GE’s approaching to training workers and how one carrier is finding success by offering its drivers video.
Truck orders humming along
For the third straight months, truck orders have increasing, according to FTR, indicating that positive vibes that continue to work through the industry. (CCJ)
In times of need, ditch consumer GPS devices
When infrastructure or natural disasters affect travel, how does the commercial vehicle population get around? Well, if they are smart, it is not with consumer-grade GPS devices, but rather commercial products that provide dynamic routing. (Fleet Owner)