trucking technology

Why is data so important, and why should we care?

Data is the snapshot of an event. An event could be a transaction with a customer, results from a roadside inspection, or a ping from an asset tracking device. Data represents the outcomes from these events that are recorded in a quantifiable way. Information is a way of bringing data together into a narrative, to provide context and to tell a story to inform. Without the context information provides, data is useless.

Autonomous Vehicles: Happy Birthday, George Jetson – Thanks for the Inspiration Part I

Were autonomous vehicles foretold by a 1960s cartoon?
For those who are old enough to remember, the Jetsons animated sitcom was an interesting take on what the future of transportation and life would look like in the year 2062. While in some respects 2062 is still off in the distance, George Jetson himself, aged 40 at the series debut, would have been born in the year 2022, which is just around the corner, and so are autonomous vehicles–or are they?

Axele case study: The big picture, at my fingertips

Avalon National, LLC is a regional and long-haul carrier headquartered in Cassadaga, NY.
When Ashley Pierce joined Avalon National as office manager and dispatcher, after just two days on the job, owner and president Ray Kaczarsaid, “You don’t need me. I’m going on the road.” When Ray called to check on her the next day, Ashley had Avalon’s drivers completely booked out, rockin’ and rollin.’
With help from Axele.

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