Categories for Trucking Technology

Posted 11/01/16 - by iGlobal LLC

2G Network Shutdown Impact To Fleets 2G Network Shutdown Impact To Fleet...

  Many of today’s telematics systems relay the valuable information your fleet needs, by using a cellular connection.  Recently, many of the major telecom providers have given notice they are performing a 2G network shutdown in favor of more advanced and faster technologies, including 4G LTE. AT&T has stated they are shutting down their 2G…

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Posted 03/18/16 - by iGlobal LLC

Explaining The ELD Mandate: What Is Harassment and Why Does ... Explaining The ELD Mandate: What Is...

Federal officials believe the newly instituted electronic logging device (ELD) mandate will lead to safer roads, a more streamlined commercial trucking industry and a closer scrutiny of drivers’ road time. But will fleet managers be able to use the technology to harass drivers into skirting federal rules? The short answer is no; experts say the…

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Posted 03/15/16 - by iGlobal LLC

How Do Truck Drivers Provide Their eLogs To Roadside Enforce... How Do Truck Drivers Provide Their ...

Truck drivers may find the lure of early morning or late evening road time attractive: comparatively little traffic and greater opportunities to get the job done promptly. But with typical weekly mileage for drivers easily reaching 3,000, it’s inevitable and statistically likely they’ll meet with law enforcement. It’s just the nature of business on the…

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Posted 02/12/16 - by iGlobal LLC

What is an Electronic Logging Device? What is an Electronic Logging Devic...

The tide of increasingly advanced technology permeating our lifestyles seems to continue to rise, recently extending its flow into the hardy, no-nonsense world of trucking and commercial transportation. Late last year the federal government put in place new requirements mandating all commercial trucks be equipped with an electronic logging device by December 2017. The premise…

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