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Can motor carriers prevent their data from being a commodity?

Jun 02, 2020 at 01:37 PM CST

With industry-wide use of ELDs and fleet telematics technology, motor carriers may be concerned that the information they are providing to shippers has become a commodity. As noted in this recent CCJ article, many shippers now require automatic shipment updates to be sent directly from carriers’ ELD systems and transportation management software (TMS) via integration with third-party freight visibility platforms.