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Partners in Business: Computers, Mobile Devices and the Internet

Online trucking resources combined with ever-cheaper digital tools can help you work faster, smarter and more profitably.

National ‘smart truck parking’ system in the works, will show real-time parking info

A system that will use road signs, smartphone apps, websites and in-cab messaging to allow drivers to find parking availability in real-time took a step toward nationwide deployment this week, ...

Smartphone, tablet logging apps no longer require printing or manual signatures, FMCSA says

Digital logs produced by smartphone, tablet or computer apps no longer have to be printed and signed manually by drivers, according to new guidance on digital logs issued by FMCSA. ...

OTR Digital Tookit: Business, news, lifestyle, locator resources for owner-operators

Our editors have scoured what’s available in terms of websites, online software, smartphone apps, podcasts, email newsletters, social media and blogs and built a list of the top picks for ...


Watch a wealth of television programming and movies free and on demand via this streamingservice – and with a Hulu Plus subscription, much more. Tablet and smartphone apps offer another ...

Rolling Strong

Membership ($144 annually) in this health and wellness organization comes with access to Rolling Strong’s health-related smartphone apps, discounts on prescriptions and healthy sandwiches atsome truck stops, efficient workouts and ...

Ovedrive Radio: A few podcast apps to get you started

Not sure where to start in getting into podcasts? Here are a few apps for both Android and iOS to help you delve into it.

Trip-planning / service locator app bags prize; hours hearing vid

Another play in the trucking smartphone-apps landscape, with a robust trip-planning function; and full video of this week's House Small Business Committee's hours of service hearing.

Trucker Tools in the gray lady; Channel 19 getting quieter?

The decline of the CB via the profusion of trucking smartphone apps and the phones themselves gets treatment in the NY Times, and readers weight in on why Channel 19 ...

Credit, net income improving for owner-operators

A few sunny spots for owner-operators, and a few tips on increasing the profitability of your operation.

Prime driver comes out on top of company cycling competition

Mario Almendarez rode a total of 538.99 miles to win the carrier's 2013 May Bicycle Challenge.

Credit loosening, income rising for owner-operators, says ATBS

Institutional investors are looking for places to put their money, which is good news for owner-operators who've been hamstrung by tight credit since the recession.

More ‘loads 2.0′

Tech company Kaazing is building an online-communications enhancement to brokerage Allen Lund Co.'s management software to streamline/enhance shipper-broker-carrier communications and load negotiation/selection.

Load by phone: An automated future for online load selection?

New online marketplace-based load-booking engines, some say, portend a streamlined future for load selection and payment.

Loads on your phone: More board, broker apps

Details of three more smartphone apps -- CHRW Trucks, BulkLoadsNow, and Fikes' Logistics' custom app -- for finding freight in your pocket.

FMCSA denies request for pushing back hours compliance

Per a letter from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration last week to the American Trucking Associations, there will be no delay in hours of service implementation, as requested by ...

Owning your data: Trend toward usage-based insurance pricing

If 10n2 and other companies' predictions come to fruition, it might not be long before it's possible to utilize real-time operational data to negotiate rates with your insurance company.

Taking charge of your own EOBR data

Fleets already pay for MVR reports, why wouldn’t they pay to know drivers’ records for performance and profitability?

Overdrive Fuel Tips: Some driving strategies can help save cash

Want to see all the other Overdrive fuel tips? Click here to see them all 36. Use truck-routing tools. Choosing the shortest, most practical truck route can save hundreds of dollars a ...

Regulatory review: FMCSA wants you

At this week's MCSAC meeting, discussions of driver involvement in regulatory review processes dominated the second day.