Emerging technologies such as connected trucks and Big Data are changing the trucking industry. They have made logistics smarter and more efficient.
Every day, thousands of trucks equipped with fleet tracking devices hit North America’s roadways. These moving trucks have formed a huge floating sensor network in the transportation system. Real-time data collected from these sensors can be analyzed to show what is happening on the transportation system at any given time; the data can also be converted into meaningful information to optimize safety, fuel economy and maintenance.
The following infographic from ECM TechNews highlights a number of important innovations that are transforming transportation and logistics in the digital age.