Motor carriers have chance to offer input on detention times in new ATRI study

Based on information provided by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), the research organization is asking motor carriers to chime in on the effect of detention times at shippers and receivers on safety and productivity. ATRI’s most recent data collection, “Detention Time Impacts on Industry Safety and Productivity, “ is phase two in an attempt Read More »

Truck-Tracking Software Targets Driver Detention

New software could help trucking companies enforce truck driver detention policies and collect fines from shippers that keep drivers waiting beyond agreed limits. The Detention Optimization Module released by Spireon for its asset-tracking system tells carriers not only where their equipment is but how long it’s been there. The software also will tell carriers whether Read More »