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H&M International Transportation Case Study

Published By: Darktrace     Published Date: Jun 17, 2019
H&M manages nearly two million containers every year and provides a range of services — including steamship lines, intermodal trucking, and warehousing — to facilitate effective supply chain management. The company’s attack surface was rapidly expanding as its scope of operations widened, and, having positioned itself as an early champion of increased integration in the industry, it placed paramount importance on adopting a proactive approach to cyber security.
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Darktrace

SOLIDWORKS® helps revolutionize commercial trucking

Published By: Dassault Systemes SolidWorks Corp.     Published Date: Mar 27, 2018
Commercial trucking plays an important role in the economy. When hauling perishable goods and materials, it’s critical for buyers and suppliers to seek cost efficiencies and deliver in a timely manner. To help, Jeremy Singley collaborated with Bob Sliwa to create an ultra-aerodynamic tractor-trailer that could reduce draft and lower fuel consumption by up to 25 percent. This article discusses how these innovators used SOLIDWORKS design software to create a SuperTruck prototype.
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solidworks, commerical, economy, optimization, organization
    
Dassault Systemes SolidWorks Corp.

RFID Solutions for Fleet Maintenance

Published By: GAO RFID Inc.     Published Date: Feb 28, 2007
Efficient fleet maintenance is absolutely necessary given today's high equipment costs and climbing operating expenses. Whether you are involved in LTL, cartage, courier, direct store delivery (DSD) or field service operations, an integrated and cost effective fleet maintenance program is a prerequisite to increased profitability.
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rfid, rfid tags, automotive, trucking, fleet management, fleet maintenance, wireless data systems, wireless hardware
    
GAO RFID Inc.

RFID for Railway Industry

Published By: GAO RFID Inc.     Published Date: Feb 28, 2007
Railroads face a complex set of economic and operational challenges like competitive freight pricing, asset utilization and competition with trucking, capital expenditure levels, industry consolidation and debt management. Learn how RFID technology can help railroad professionals address these challenges.
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rfid, rfid tags, mobile data systems, wireless hardware, gao, gao group, gao rfid, railroad
    
GAO RFID Inc.

How can you avert the driver staffing crisis?

Published By: HERE Technologies     Published Date: Jun 20, 2019
Driver recruitment and retention are proving to be major problems for the trucking industry. The truck driver shortage is worse than ever. While there isn’t a single root cause, a combination of factors is causing truck drivers and fleet owners alike, to look within the industry to make a change. Truck driver turnover is at an all-time high. At the end of 2018, turnover rates for large truckload carriers was a staggering 87% and for smaller carriers it was 72%. This leaves fleet owners and trucking companies trapped in constant recruitment mode. This eBook empowers fleet owners with effective strategies to improve recruitment and retention within their fleets. Download your free eBook to discover Effective ways to offer benefits, incentives and competitive pay Strategies to increase truck driver safety with technology How to capture two hidden talent pools
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location data, transport & logistics, location services
    
HERE Technologies

Platooning is transforming trucking. Are you on board?

Published By: HERE Technologies     Published Date: Jul 17, 2019
The world depends on you. 70% of freight in the US, Australia and Europe is moved by trucks and in China that number climbs to 80%. Trucking as we know it is transforming. What’s leading the charge in this era of digitization? Platooning. It’s vital that you’re up to date on the benefits and impacts of platooning for your company and the trucking industry. As digitization continues to shape industries around the world, those in trucking who don’t get on board, might get left behind. Optimize your fleet. Discover how platooning impacts: Fuel consumption Driver safety and satisfaction Asset optimization
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here technologies, supply chain, mapping
    
HERE Technologies

Extreme weather trucking

Published By: HERE Technologies     Published Date: Sep 26, 2019
Despite the greater frequency of extreme weather events occurring around the globe, freight still has to be delivered on time and on a year-round basis. Truck drivers often find themselves driving through rain, snow, sleet, hail, fog, ice, thunderstorms, tornadoes and high winds. While drivers aren't generally expected to stick to pre-planned routes in extreme weather, fleet managers don’t really have the capacity to outline every possible alternate route in anticipation of a future hazardous weather scenario. Data-driven route planning saves fuel, prevents accidents and improves ETAs, which is why many logistics companies are turning to advanced supply chain optimization solutions with real-time weather alerts and rerouting functionalities. Today, tech-savvy fleet managers are looking for exactly this type of tech innovations to provide them with a sharp competitive edge in an already crowded industry such as long-haul logistics. As one of the world's leading location platforms, HER
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HERE Technologies

3 ways to optimize truck driver recruitment and retention

Published By: Here Technologies     Published Date: Jul 26, 2019
Driver recruitment and retention are proving to be major problems for the trucking industry. The truck driver shortage is worse than ever, and driver turnover is at an all-time high. This leaves fleet owners and trucking companies trapped in constant recruitment mode costing them valuable time and resources. HERE Technologies explores three ways fleet owners can avert the driver staffing crisis and improve recruitment and retention leading to better, stronger fleets. With this eBook, discover: • Effective ways to offer benefits, incentives and competitive pay • Strategies to increase truck driver safety with technology • How to attract two of the largest groups in the US labor force
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here technologies, transport and logistics
    
Here Technologies

Paul Bugar Trucking Inc. Increases Efficiency with Motorola's Mobile Radios

Published By: Motorola     Published Date: Apr 08, 2010
With ever increasing challenges facing the trucking industry, operators must look for ways to enhance operations. The Motorola CM200 mobile radios significantly improve communications, helping companies reduce costs and increase end-to-end efficiency.
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motorola cm200, mobile radio, communication, manufacturing productivity, construction
    
Motorola

Transportation and Logistics: Communications Buying Guide

Published By: Motorola Solutions     Published Date: Apr 26, 2019
When it comes to enhancing worker safety, boosting productivity and streamlining operations, communication matters. Organizations across various industry segments — trucking, rail, airlines and airports, and warehousing/distribution — are juggling a mix of communication devices and hindered by gaps in coverage, poor battery life and fragile equipment that cannot withstand harsh environmental conditions.
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Motorola Solutions

Powering Efficient Fleets

Published By: Shell     Published Date: Aug 15, 2018
Shell Lubricants technical experts suggested that the company implement a field trial to compare the fuel economy benefits of Shell Rimula R4 L 15W-40 to Shell Rimula R5 LE 10W-30. Six Volvo trucks running more or less the same duties were selected for the trial, which took place over a period of six months. Three trucks started with Shell Rimula R4 L 15W-40, the other three with Shell Rimula R5 LE 10W-30. After 3 months, this was switched to prevent any possible truck-specific deficiencies. Throughout the trial, fuel consumption was closely monitored by Volvo Fleet management on-board computers.
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shell, efficient, fleets, fuel economy, oil drain intervals, maintenance, trucking
    
Shell

Improve Truck Freight Carrier Productivity and Cost-Effectiveness with Mobility Technology

Published By: Zebra     Published Date: Jul 10, 2014
This white paper discusses key considerations when selecting mobility solutions and unveils how mobility enabled operations can improve freight trucking efficiency, reduce operating expenses and boost customer satisfaction.
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zebra, truck freight carriers, cost effectiveness, operating expenses, customer satisfaction, mobility solutions, enterprise applications
    
Zebra
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