Solving the problem of distracted driving within the U.S.

Solving the problem of distracted driving within the U.S.

In partnership with Reliance Partners ...

Distracted driving in the U.S. is a bigger cause for accidents than driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. This could be prevented if fleets take responsibility and educate drivers on safe driving and also by remotely monitoring driving behavior.

Read More

The roadmap for payment solutions within the trucking industry

The roadmap for payment solutions within the trucking industry

In partnership with Reliance Partners ...

Payment solutions have evolved over time, from being cash-based in the 1950s to now using data analytics and AI over data streams coming out of fuel cards, to provide better safety and security to fleets and drivers.

Read More

Auto cybersecurity will ease fears surrounding the deployment of self-driving vehicles

Auto cybersecurity will ease fears surrounding the deployment of self-driving vehicles

In partnership with Reliance Partners ...

Before autonomous driving systems are commercially available, it is essential to not just work on functional safety but also on cyber security, so as to ensure that the vehicle is completely safe to drive around once deployed.

Read More

The importance of training young drivers to prevent workplace injuries

The importance of training young drivers to prevent workplace injuries

In partnership with Reliance Partners ...

If the DRIVE-Safe Act gets passed in the Congress, it would usher thousands of young drivers into the long haul trucking space. For them to have a long and successful career in the industry, it is critical for them to focus on body movement and the way they interact with their environment to prevent workplace injuries.

Read More

Artificial intelligence can help drivers subconsciously stay away from reckless speeding

Artificial intelligence can help drivers subconsciously stay away from reckless speeding

In partnership with Reliance Partners ...

Speeding has been one of the single largest causes for road accidents. Today, technology can learn from data on dangerous driving behavior to help drivers modify their risky traits via consistent and positive feedback.

Read More

A trucker’s guide to staying safe while on the road during severe weather

A trucker’s guide to staying safe while on the road during severe weather

In partnership with Reliance Partners ...

What occurred in Alabama and Georgia is devastating and something that can happen suddenly in any area of the U.S. prone to this type of weather. It’s important to consistently communicate with drivers on how to remain safe under such conditions, as we can’t control the weather regardless of how much we monitor it.

Read More

3D interactive maps can help warehouse security reduce cargo theft

3D interactive maps can help warehouse security reduce cargo theft

In partnership with Reliance Partners ...

Cargo theft is a threat for warehousing operations, and visualizing floor operations using 3D interactive maps could be a easier way out for security to pinpoint locations and movement of items in the warehouse space.

Read More

Preventive maintenance can reduce fleet downtimes drastically

Preventive maintenance can reduce fleet downtimes drastically

In partnership with Reliance Partners ...

Predictive data analytics has helped foster preventive maintenance in the trucking industry. It helps fleets plan their asset usage better, recruit and retain skilled drivers, and more importantly, reduce unplanned equipment downtimes.

Read More

Video safety initiatives reduce driver turnover and improve driving behavior

Video safety initiatives reduce driver turnover and improve driving behavior

In partnership with Reliance Partners ...

Fleet safety needs to be looked at as a part of operations and not as an addendum, as initiatives like video safety can help reduce driver turnover and mitigate the impact of litigations that arise due to collisions, both from a cost and a time perspective

Read More

Optimizing drayage to reduce demurrage and detention charges at the port

Optimizing drayage to reduce demurrage and detention charges at the port

In partnership with Reliance Partners ...

When incurring demurrage and detention charges, shippers and carriers lose out on hundreds of dollars per diem. Optimizing drayage operations and dispatching cargo as quickly as possible could help in reducing the burden, especially during unanticipated port delays.

Read More

The trucking guide to staying safe on the road during harsh winters

The trucking guide to staying safe on the road during harsh winters

In partnership with Reliance Partners ...

Winter has set in, making it hard for truckers to navigate the snowed-in and slippery roads. Marilena Acevedo from PetroChoice outlines measures that could be taken by the fleet leadership and drivers to stay safe during these times.

Read More

Spotting phony pickups and ID scams is crucial for cargo safety

Spotting phony pickups and ID scams is crucial for cargo safety

In partnership with Reliance Partners ...

Cargo theft in absolute numbers is minuscule. But that does not negate the havoc it plays on the image of the carrier in question, and the supply chain disruptions it leaves at its wake.

Read More

6 reasons your company could use cyber liability insurance

6 reasons your company could use cyber liability insurance

In partnership with Reliance Partners ...

It’s not just hackers and security that can lead to a “cyber” problem. Exposures are vast. Just having an internet presence and shared databases creates exposure. Awareness is essential to managing risk.

Read More