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FourKites tracking integration with JDA TMS

FourKites' truck-tracking tech provides ETA data and helps automates arrivals and departures using geo-fencing technologies. The Integration allows JDA's customers to access all of this information within their JDA TMS.

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Gorilla Safety’s ELD, potential for usage-based insurance

The Gorilla Safety ELD entered the market for such products last month, and is one of the current three such devices listed on FMCSA's ELD registry.

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Fuel prices increase for fifth straight week

For the fifth week in a row, diesel prices are on the upswing, increasing a half-cent during the week ending May 9, according to the Department of Energy's weekly report.

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Trucker files motion asking Supreme Court to take up ELD lawsuit

Following a legal motion made last month by a Swift company driver, the Supreme Court is scheduled to make a decision this week on whether it may hear OOIDA's lawsuit against the DOT's ELD mandate.

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ELDs on the market today

This most recent update to Overdrive's August 2015-published comparison chart offers quick looks at more than 20 electronic logging device providers on or entering the market.

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E-log transition, week 3: Wes Memphis looks back

"I had gone from Sonny Pruitt to just another downtrodden drone on the digital grid." --Wes Memphis in his week 3 installment as the No. 1 driver in his company's transition to e-logs. Nothing, however, is so simple ...

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Long live your tires, Part 1: Proper tire spec’ing for containing costs

The first step in extending tire life starts with making sure the right one is spec’d for the application.

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Trucking added 700 jobs in April

The for-hire trucking industry added 700 jobs in the month of April, according to preliminary figures reported by the Department of Labor.

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Wreck on a foggy highway: Preventable or Not?

Scenario: Trucker John Doe was rolling down a rural highway in a shroud of early-morning fog at the posted limit of 55 mph when a pickup pulled out in front of him at an intersection and the two vehicles collided. Was this preventable or not?

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Reefer, van spot markets in the last week — rates steady, volumes on the rise

National average rates held steady for vans last week, as gains in the Southeast and some California markets were offset by declining rates in the Midwest and Northeast. For reefers, markets in Calif., Ga., Fla., Ark. and Texas gained a lot in load volume.

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