smartphones

Load by phone: How operators are using online tools

| April 15, 2013

Owner-operators' use of online load services varies from occasional use to test the waters in an unfamiliar area to use as a primary freight resource.

Larry the Hobo is using my hot spot!

| April 03, 2013

"George says Larry is a figment of my imagination, but I'm pretty sure I don't shop for anti-fungal socks and beanie weenies online, unless I do it in my sleep, and, well, that's another story...."

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..."

Einstein warned us about this

| March 10, 2013

"I think riding in a big truck for a day should be part of every driver's education class given. These kids need to have the view I do for a day..."

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.

Getloaded introduces e-mail alerts

| February 27, 2013

A new feature from Getloaded.com enables load searches to be saved and set up to email operators when new loads are posted.

Thursday roundup: CB vitality, more highway heroes

| January 17, 2013

There is still no substitute for what the CB does well, illustrated by a recent coordinated rolling roadblock that resulted in an abducted child's rescue.

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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