Trade War Truce Between US and China Receives Extension
As the trade war truce between the US and China nears its end some good news has broken through. The resumption of the trade war proper, initially scheduled for March 1, is going to be delayed. This is due to…
Lessons Learned From Delivery Models
Imagine this. You’ve ordered a package from Amazon. There’s a specific estimated delivery time of noon that day. Finally, when noon arrives your package is delivered to you via a drone carrier. As you look up at the sky there…
Top 5 Leading Truck Stops in the United States
The road can get even the strongest trucker weary and tired. Long hours, the monotony of driving straight for hours on end can wear away at anyone. Everyone needs a break after putting in long hours at the wheel. Who…
Trucker Fatigue Leads to Problems | SmartCap Offers Solutions
Trucker drivers work long, hard hours. The time spent on the road wears away at the driver. Even though they are sitting down they’re working. Anyone who’s driven long distances knows what can happen on the road. Irresponsible drivers, sudden…
Should Trucks Use Cameras Instead of Mirrors?
Every vehicle needs to have mirrors by law. By law, trucks need to have two outside mirrors positioned to show the driver a view of the highway to the rear, as well as, the area on both sides of the…
Are Autonomous Trucks the Trucking Industry’s Future Heroes?
TuSimple is a global, autonomous truck company. The company currently has 11 autonomous trucks operated daily in the United States. Additionally, due to increasing demand, the company is set to almost quadruple the number of operating autonomous vehicles by June….
The Government Shutdown and 3PL: 3 Weeks of Peace
President Trump agreed to a deal to temporarily reopen the government for a total time of three weeks on January 25. For three weeks the government will remain open and negotiations on border security will be on-going. If a deal…
Brexit | Freight: How Does Brexit Affect Cargo Transportation
At this point, most people know exactly what Brexit it. At the very least, people know that it means that Britain is leaving the European Union. So, without getting into the nitty gritty of the politics, how did this happen?…
Trucking and Technology: A Look At Trucks in CES 2019
The Consumer Electronics Show 2019 took place last week. The show highlights advancements in technology, as well as, new products soon arriving on store shelves. At the conference, walking the halls, you could find drones, robots, rollable TV’s, etc. However,…