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The transportation industry is realizing its environmental impact and is looking to reduce its carbon footprint by finding cost-effective solutions.

Trucking companies are constantly looking for better methods of fleet management, and a recent release from GPS navigation company TomTom might fit that need.

Trucking companies are constantly looking for better methods for fleet management. With that in mind, Hino Trucks "INSIGHT" was named one of Heavy Duty Trucking's Top 20 new products for 2011.

While a recent offering from Pitney Bowes Software is able to provide geolocational software solutions to 1st Guard, a trucking insurer, the software can also be used to improve fleet management for trucking companies throughout the United States.

Non-profit organization Women In Trucking has recently added another Gold Level Partner, which support the mission of the company, with the addition of Great Dane Trailers that will join Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, Frito-Lay, Hyundai Translead and Walmart.

At the upcoming Xata User Event in Minneapolis, Xata announced its plan to bring in Steve Largent, former congressman, NFL wide receiver and current president and CEO of CTIA-The Wireless Association, as the keynote speaker.

A new collaboration between Drivewyze and Zonar will allow trucking companies an opportunity for better fleet management by allowing Zonar customers to use Drivewyze's inspection station bypass and toll payment options.

According to a recent survey conducted by Transport Capital Partners, 77 percent of carriers believe their volumes will increase in the upcoming year, while only 45 percent of carriers have seen actual growth in the past three months.

High gas prices affect all industries

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

According to The Associated Press, the rising gas prices are threatening economic growth across the United States, with many companies in the transportation industry unable to create jobs due to the high gas prices.

Truckers avoid tolls to cut costs

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

A number of truckers traveling through Indiana are avoiding toll roads and taking advantage of alternate routes due to the rising costs of tolls, reported Indiana's NewsCenter.

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