Category Archive: Blog

  1. The ELD Evolution Continues – FMCSA Proposes New “Personal Conveyance” Guidance & Seeks Industry Input

    By Dave Osiecki, President of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting & ELD Consultant to PeopleNet  On December 14, 2017, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) posted on the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) portion of its website a proposal to revise longstanding “regulatory guidance” addressing the operation of a CMV for personal use while a driver is off-duty.  […]

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  2. PeopleNet Receives 2017 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Green Supply Chain Award Recognizing Dedication to Sustainability

    MINNEAPOLIS — December 13, 2017— PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology, received a Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2017 Green Supply Chain Award, recognizing the company’s sustainability efforts in the transportation industry.   “At PeopleNet, we are committed to efficiency in every sense of the word, helping to […]

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  3. VIDEO: The PeopleNet Connected Gateway Streamlines the Installation Process

    When it comes to previous generations of onboard computers, installation can be a burdensome and time-intensive process. Oftentimes, these devices need to be installed in the headliner or hidden within another compartment of the cab. That is not the case with PeopleNet Connected Gateway. Launched last month, the Connected Gateway is a compact but powerful way […]

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  4. The Evolving ELD Implementation Landscape – Recent FMCSA News

    By Dave Osiecki, President of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting & ELD Consultant to PeopleNet On November 20, 2017, FMCSA held a quickly assembled ELD briefing in Washington, DC to update industry stakeholders and the media on the Agency’s latest decisions concerning ELDs and the fast approaching December 18 compliance date.  At the briefing, FMCSA provided participants […]

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  5. Tesla’s Electric Truck Debut Shows Rapid Evolution of Technology in the Trucking Industry

    Last week, Tesla debuted an electric semi-truck and showed how quickly technology is changing in the trucking industry. If you look at innovation that’s entered trucking in just the past couple of years, the advances in mobility are significant, including: Android platforms, WiFi in the cab, connected trucks, driver apps. Trucking mobility has taken major strides to […]

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