More updates to HoS coming say ELD analysts
TORONTO, Ont. – Geotab trucking experts say more changes to Hours of Service (HoS) regulations in the United States are coming. “The only thing we can tell you with any certainty is that it will change and it is changing,” said Geotab associate VP, commercial vehicle solutions Scott Sutarik.
How safe is your ELD?
TORONTO, Ont. -- Electronic logging devices (ELDs) present a real threat to security for the trucking industry says Geotab vice president, product safety Glenn Atkinson. “It’s surprising the number of small to medium-sized companies that aren’t aware of what they’re putting in their truck,” he said at a morning session at the 2018 Geotab Connect conference.
Geotab acquires Fleetcarma to add to its EV offerings
TORONTO, Ont. -- Geotab has bought the Waterloo, Ont.-based Fleetcarma. CEO Neil Cawse announced the acquisition during his opening talk at Geotab’s two-day conference Connect 2018. The Google-based transportation data company will be adding Fleetcarma’s technology and software to its current offerings.
Trucking has some of Canada’s Best Managed Companies
TORONTO, Ont. – More than 15 companies in the trucking industry have been named to Deloitte’s 2018 Best Managed Companies list. The accounting firm names companies annually to the list in four tiers: companies that are new to the list, those that have been on the list for two or more years, Gold members that have been on the list for three consecutive years, and Platinum members who have been on the list for seven or more years. Now in its 25th year, Canada’s Best Managed Companies is one of the country’s leading business awards programs recognizing Canadian-owned and managed companies for innovative, world-class business practices. Every year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies compete for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates the caliber of their management abilities and practices.