Technology in Fleets
While everyone has been writing about driverless cars, less glamorous (but equally important) is technology for trucking — a large and critical industry with a shortage of drivers. According to research at Stax, with decrease in fuel prices thanks to the plummeting of oil, about half of fleet owners are reinvesting in their fleets and of those, about 40 percent plan to upgrade the equipment on their vehicles. No doubt, this will include technology. What were once the hallmarks of differentiation for UPS and FedEx — technology that tracks exactly when a package arrived, has expanded in every part of fleet management.
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