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Trucking executives share 7 tips to manage change

November 22, 2018 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. – Paper logbooks are giving way to electronic logging devices (ELDs), the data from telematics systems is being used to rethink longstanding route plans, and a new generation of workers continues to challenge the status quo. Three fleet executives share insights into how they tackle changes like these and more.

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Millennial Machines: Could telematics help to attract young drivers?

November 21, 2018 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. – The trucking industry has clearly struggled to attract a younger generation of truck drivers. Millennials between the ages of 25 and 34 account for 37% of the national workforce but represented just 14% of drivers in 2011 […]

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Productive tech has transformed trucking

October 15, 2018 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. — Imagine today, with the breakneck pace of our lives, having to wait until a driver arrived at a truck stop, parked, and waited to use the payphone before you knew the truck was empty. Imagine, too, the driver’s frustration at hearing dispatch say, “Call me back in half an hour.” Life was different in days gone by.

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Isaac tablets integrate Drivewyze PreClear

September 21, 2018 by John Smith

Isaac Instruments has integrated the Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass service, which supports more than 700 weigh stations and inspection sites stretching across the U.S. and into Alberta. Drivers will now receive an alert on their Isaac tablets, indicating whether […]

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Still a place for AOBRDs, Isaac stresses

July 13, 2018 by John Smith

CHAMBLY, Que. – Isaac Instruments is reinforcing the benefits of automatic on-board recording devices (AOBRDs) as Canada moves ever-closer to mandating electronic logging devices (ELDs).

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Don’t discount AOBRDs yet says speaker

April 21, 2018 by elizabeth

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Mandatory electronic logging devices (ELD) are on the horizon for Canadian drivers, but Rihard Suler thinks fleets should consider holding off on upgrading to their systems for as long as they can.

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Will the future include one SIM to rule them all?

April 18, 2018 by John Smith

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — The future of connected trucks lies in integration and reducing the number of entry points into a truck, according to industry experts.

Speaking on a morning panel about data and “the internet of trucks” at the Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit, Ric Bedard of Cetaris said some of his projects involved more than 400 connection and integration points because each technology manufacturer has its own proprietary system.

That disjointed technology leads to problems ranging from a flood of data that is almost unusable, to introducing more access points for potential cybersecurity attacks.

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Comprehensive Fleet Control

July 6, 2016 by Rolf Lockwood

ISAAC’s telematics system pushes the right information to the right person in real time, provides an ELD answer too