a crowded marketplace for competing technologies

A Crowded Marketplace for Competing Technologies

The trucking industry has become a crowded marketplace for competing technologies vying for space within the truck cabin, the operations office and elsewhere in trucking business. This makes it difficult to look at solutions holistically. Especially when individual components within a convergent system may come from different suppliers. Read more

using the internet of things to find trucks and freight

Using the Internet of Things to Find Trucks and Freight

As the world of telematics, asset tracking and supply chain transparency becomes more complex, a new partnership between HERE Technologies and Actility will bring together a system using the internet of things to find trucks and freight, to enable better visibility of where things are in the supply chain. Read more

EWDs are like buses

An EWD Finally Gets Up

Truck drivers in Australia will finally be able to replace their paper work diary with an electronic work diary, as an EWD finally gets up through the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator’s certification system. Read more

new freight data standard for Australia

The Convergence of All of the Data

As the amount of technology involved with every interaction in the supply chain continues to increase, the need for the convergence of all of the data into a useful tool for road transport businesses becomes even more important. This is the smart way for trucking businesses for the future. Read more

black boxes in the cabin

Black Boxes in the Cabin

Many fleets have specific needs to be met by whatever telematics or monitoring solution they are using and often each one of these equates to more black boxes in the cabin. However, data convergence is happening the trucking industry.  Read more

information technology for trucking applications

Information Technology for Trucking Applications

The ongoing advancement of information technology for trucking applications is providing an increasingly integrated solution where a large number of parameters relating to trailer operation and load integrity can be monitored remotely using a device or screen. Diesel looks at some examples of where this new data is being used.  Read more

a trailer telematics solution

A Trailer Telematics Solution

There are increasingly integrated solutions where a large number of parameters relating to trailer operation and load integrity can be monitored sees a trailer telematics solution being offered by braking specialist WABCO called TX-TrailerPulse.  Read more

computing power fitted into a truck

Computing Power Fitted into a Truck

The amount of computing power fitted into a truck as a matter of course has multiplied considerably in recent years. the amount of data flying around in a CANbus on a Euro6 truck is many times greater than that used in its Euro5 predecessor. Read more

becoming more connected

Becoming More Connected 

The trucking world is waking up to the powerful opportunities available to the industry in terms of becoming more connected, improving safety, productivity, planning and transparency. These are advantages which can be gained by the interconnectivity possible from systems communicating, in real time, across the truck, the operating base, the customer and with the surrounding infrastructure.

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