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Datapace is the latest company to join the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA). Learn more about Datapace and BiTA in this article.
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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.
Uber is planning to sell 14 percent stake on its autonomous driving division for $1 billion to investment firm Softbank, automaker Toyota, and auto parts manufacturer Denso.
The founding of Nikola Motor Company did not happen overnight; it actually dates back to a time when a six-year-old boy was bothering his railroad-working father and was sent to see a train engineer.
P44-Reliance and UPS-AscendTMS pursuing different customers but with similar objective.
STORD simplifies the distribution experience of shippers by networking with warehouses and carriers, and providing shippers with warehousing capacity and transportation based on their needs.
Air cargo market expert Jesse Cohen writes about the ongoing efforts to increase security in air cargo operations. Read about the latest measures and how they impact the movement of freight.
FleetZoo is a delivery and service optimization startup that is solving the last-mile problem by providing a solution that lets companies optimize and visualize all their delivery routes in a matter of minutes.
Bolt System has introduced a new driver app that is designed to streamline paperwork processes and improve the overall driver experience.
Nikola Motors has the potential to disrupt the freight industry by building hydrogen fuel powered trucks and by setting up hydrogen fuel stations all across North America.
Considering that Singapore has over 20,000 people per square mile, it may be prudent for the city-state to consider air taxis as an urban mobility option.
Flowspace helps companies source on-demand warehousing space, allowing them to scale up rapidly and concentrate on gaining more customers, rather than stagnate with the burden of finding warehouses to stock products.
After 20 years, Lytx has found itself evolving much in the same way that fleets and society at large have. Founded in 1998 as DriveCam, the company has transitioned into a data business providing insights unthinkable just a few years ago.
Des Moines Truck Brokers (DMTB) is the latest company to join the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA). Learn more about DMTB and why it joined BiTA.
Managing a truck’s lifecycle proper requires understanding thousands of data points. Fleet Advantage is trying to make that process easier with its ATLAAS Unified system.
With this acquistion, TeleSense will help drive the automation of the grain supply chain and expand its footprint across Europe.
Russia-based GPS hacking has led to 9,883 suspected incidents across 10 locations, including 1,311 civilian maritime vessel navigation systems since February 2016.
A recent article in Landline Magazine suggested that Truckstop.com’s new VC partner could merge the load board with Convoy or Uber Freight. This is unlikely to happen.
Providers are in the process of shutting down older 3G cellular networks, and that means the fleets running equipment on these networks could see disruptions.
Cocoa farming in Africa witnesses a lot of forced and child labor, which can be eliminated if the stakeholders within chocolate supply chains can have transparency on end-to-end operations.
WebCargo by Freightos has acquired India-based Air Freight Bazaar, with the intent of expanding its footstep in global air cargo digitalization.
In this Flashback Friday, FreightWaves looks at the history of logistics. Logistics is now a commonly heard term. It is used by corporations and the military, but its origins go back to ancient times.
Transfix is betting that its carriers care more about asset utilization than rate per mile.
Albertsons Companies is now part of the IBM Food Trust network, and plans to use blockchain in tracking its food produce from the farm to its store shelves.
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Data analytics and machine learning can help companies irrespective of the size of their data sets, as long as the data being captured is of good quality and is specific to the required operational needs.
Inxeption introduces Zippy Freight, a new service that helps B2B merchants get shipping costs and complexity under control and obtain flexible logistics options.
FreightWaves has chosen Predata, the predictive analytics company for geopolitical risk, to integrate data with FreightWaves’ SONAR.
The technology company will focus on appointment-making, track-and-trace, and eliminating paperwork.
sennder has raised investment to expand its digital freight markeplace footprint across Europe.
Precision scheduled railroading (PSR) is the latest tactic railroads are using to improve their operations - and their images. Market voice Jim Blaze explores whether PSR is real or just marketing hype…