Why is driver turnover in trucking so high?

by EKA Solutions   |   January 8, 2020

Larger carriers tend to have bigger turnover challenges versus small carriers. LTL carriers have the least turnover of all trucking carrier types. FreightWaves Staff   For more information read here The North American trucking industry has long suffered from a severe driver retention issue. Driver retention is the inverse of turnover – the percentage of… Read More

The camera sees all: Phone usage, smoking in cab now trigger driver alerts

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Brian Straight In-cab video monitoring continues to advance, and an Israeli-based computer vision and artificial intelligence (AI) company is introducing software that allows it to provide real-time alerts for common in-cab distractions. Eyesight Technologies announced the additions to its FleetSense software and video product on Nov. 21. With the updated solution, users of FleetSense, which utilizes… Read More

Happy Re-Boot!

by EKA Solutions   |  

January 6, 2020 By Jim Best, Chief Growth Officer, EKA Solutions, Inc Happy Reboot, er, New Years!   Technology is having an impact on us in ways once unimaginable, changing how we work, play, shop and socialize.  But one of technology’s most effective actions – the reboot – most closely resembles one of our favorite traditions… Read More

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Volvo Chief: Technology Driving an Industry in Transition

by EKA Solutions   |   November 5, 2019

October 30, 2019 • by Deborah Lockridge Read more Here Electrification, autonomous trucks, and connectivity are transforming the trucking industry. said Martin Lundstedt, President and CEO of the Volvo Group. He explored these topics addressing a crowd of trucking industry suppliers at the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association’s lunch briefing during the North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta… Read More

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The Speed of Technology Just Jumped into Hyperspace

by EKA Solutions   |   October 29, 2019

Truck Tech • October 23, 2019 • by Jack Roberts Read more Here A few short years ago, I used to give a presentation on the wave of disruptive technology that was just beginning to stir up the trucking industry. My Big Finish slide was a shot of the then-new-and-mind-blowing Amazon delivery drone– to make the point that… Read More

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Intermodal freight continues shift to East Coast, benefiting trucking

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John Paul Hampstead, Associate Editor   Read more Here Container volume growth on the East Coast of North America continues to outpace growth on the West Coast, despite longer ocean transit times and higher prices from Asia.  But the eastern railroads are not necessarily the beneficiaries here. CSX (NASDAQ: CSX) has cut many intermodal lanes, reducing… Read More

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Why Trucking Companies Need to Plan Now for a Cyber Attack

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October 6, 2019 • by Deborah Lockridge  Read more Here When Harold Sumerford’s phone rang at 2:30 a.m. on April 2, he knew the news couldn’t be good. But he figured it was probably the safety department – not the CFO telling him the company’s entire computer system was down from a ransomware attack. The… Read More

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Transflo Engage Lets Fleets Measure Driver Satisfaction

by EKA Solutions   |   October 28, 2019

October 7, 2019 • Transflo Read more Here Transflo has introduced Transflo Engage, giving fleets the ability to measure driver satisfaction from within the Transflo Mobile+ app using the People Element employee engagement platform. People Element’s platform allows fleet managers and HR professionals to create, automate and delivery custom surveys to drivers through their mobile devices…. Read More

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