smartphone apps

Load by phone: Legacy boards add access tools

| April 11, 2013

Owner-operator access to Internet-based load boards continues to streamline with many operators now using smartphones to access one or another of industry-leading online freight resources.

Hotels4Truckers integrates with DAT app, inks more chain partnerships

| March 23, 2013

The online directory of truck-parking-friendly hotels, featuring discounts on many, is offering free memberships (normally $9.95/year) at its MATS booth #67140.

Great Dane booth features mobile app, innovations

| March 21, 2013

A new smartphone app and hands-on exhibits of Great Dane's most innovative technology and are among attractions at the company's booth. The app will enable users to easily locate the nearest company branch, dealer or authorized ...

Breath test: More things to do with your phone

| March 16, 2013

"Given how easy it is to get over the legal blood-alcohol limit for driving, it was only a matter of time before someone took the personal-breathalyzer concept to the phone..."

Loads on your phone: More board, broker apps

| March 04, 2013

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

Owning your data: Trend toward usage-based insurance pricing

| February 26, 2013

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.

Load tracking tools, for the right price

| February 14, 2013

Detailing the new "Where you @?" app from the makers at Otter, likewise the Trucker Tools app's relatively new "Load Track" functionality.

New: Minimizer mobile site

| January 05, 2013

Minimizer's new mobile-friendly tool offers users a streamlined experience on mobile phone browsers.

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